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Face the Truth About Lynchings to Move Our Country Forward
May 3, 2018
The reckoning that began with the Civil Rights Movement has continued; the memorial is a testament to that. People of good will want the healing to continue. The vibrancy and prosperity of the New South requires that the healing continue. But to heal wounds, you have to take the shrapnel out first. To move to reconciliation, you must start with the truth.  ... read more »
Senator Kamala Harris at National Action Network: ‘We Must Speak Truth’
April 24, 2018
U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris, a member of the Congressional Black Caucus, delivered remarks at the National Action Network’s 2018 Convention. She reflected on the leaders of the Civil Rights Movement and outlined the fights our country faces today. ... read more »
The Black Press Remembers Lerone Bennett Jr.
March 1, 2018
The Black Press Remembers “Before the Mayflower” Author, Freedom Fighting Journalist Lerone Bennett Jr. ... read more »
The Myths and Mis-Histories of the Civil Rights Movement Revealed 
February 22, 2018
As the celebration of Black History Month continues, we take a look at both past and present day leaders of the Civil Rights Movement. While no one can deny the pivotal role Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King, Jr., Coretta Scott King and many others played in African American history, unfortunately, alternative information has been used to hide the complete truth of our heroes and heroines.   ... read more »
‘Poor People’s Campaign’ readies nationwide mobilization
February 15, 2018
'Poor People's Campaign' readies nationwide mobilization ... read more »
The History of Black Television
February 8, 2018
This week the Los Angeles Sentinel celebrates Black History month and Black culture by taking a look back at the evolution of African American television and sitcoms. ... read more »
‘Behind the Movement’: Rosa Parks Film Sheds Light on Her Legacy of Activism
February 8, 2018
Thankfully, we can call upon the new TV One film “Behind the Movement” to broaden our understanding of Parks’ world-renowned impact. ... read more »
Racism in the Workplace and the Whitewashing of the #MeToo Movement
December 14, 2017
I’m not ever, ever, ever going to excuse sexual perfidy (and more) in the workplace, but I do wonder why we can wink, nod, and grin about racial workplace misbehavior while we stand our ground about gender. ... read more »
Trailblazing Founder of “Black Psychology” Field, Dr. Joseph L. White, age 84
December 7, 2017
Psychologist and activist Joseph L. White - whose trailblazing work revolutionized the way African-Americans are understood in psychology and was affectionately referred to as the "godfather" of his field by students, mentees and colleagues -died Nov. 21 at the age of 84. ... read more »
Commodores Legend Talks Reunion, New Book
November 23, 2017
It highlights McClary’s rise from the concrete of societal imposed standards to musical genius. ... read more »
Reel Talk (Movie and Television Briefs): 11.2.17 – 11.8.17
November 2, 2017
Jill Scott gets Adventurous as Superhero Lady Eve in CW’s 'Black Lightning' ... read more / view gallery »
Arthur Ashe’s legacy to live on at UCLA
October 12, 2017
Gifts will create an undergraduate scholarship and exhibits celebrating his achievements ... read more »
Bill Russell Supports Pro Athlete’s Fight Against Injustice
October 5, 2017
Bill Russell saluted current players for taking the reins in fighting for equality in the United States. ... read more »
 Dick Gregory; A Civil Rights Pioneer On and Off the Stage Dies at 84
August 24, 2017
“One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people,” said satirist, comedic icon, and activist Dick Gregory who passed away Saturday, August 19. ... read more »
The Black Press Shows Resilience of the Black Community
April 19, 2017
The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) has been the repository of Black history for generations, capturing that spirit and resilience through compelling journalism and stirring images. ... read more »
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