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Black Press Exclusive: Dr. Lonnie Bunch’s African American Museum Dream Fulfilled
September 26, 2019
During the intimate video-taped interview inside the National Museum of African American History and Culture, the two visionaries also tackled topics that ranged from the Transatlantic Slave Trade, their shared North Carolina families’ histories, the writing legacy of author James Baldwin, and the contemporary vitality of the Black Press of America. ... read more »
A Dream Deferred — Is the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Just Another Elusive Dream?
February 7, 2019
In 1951, Langston Hughes laid bare the anxious aspirations of millions of Black people in America with his poem, “A Dream Deferred.” In 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. reminded America of the promissory note written to its citizens guaranteeing life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness, in his “I Have a Dream” speech. ... read more »
FILM REVIEW: Vice
January 12, 2019
It was an historic power grab. Not the Republicans taking back the White House after a controversial, razor-thin win by George W. Bush over Al Gore. It was the vice president-elect, Dick Cheney, out-maneuvering George Jr. and becoming the puppet master. ... read more »
In Defeat, Abrams Emerges as Leading Voting Rights Advocate
November 22, 2018
The Georgia Democrat, who came about 60,000 votes shy of becoming America’s first Black female governor, refused to follow the traditional script for defeated politicians who offer gracious congratulations to their victorious competitor and gently exit the stage. Instead, Abrams took an unapologetically indignant tone that established her as a leading voting rights advocate. ... read more »
Racism’s Ongoing Devastating Impact
November 8, 2018
Racism is as real as ever and Black lives have always mattered. However, most people, including many Blacks, deny or minimize the devastating effect of racism and tend to act as though somehow, Black lives are less valuable, even less sacred than white lives. The Black Lives Matter movement has the potential for strengthening sustainable unified Black leadership which would distinguish it from the many failed attempts to build a Black united front since the civil rights era. Hopefully, it will succeed, but remaining unapologetically Black is a daunting challenge and time will tell. ... read more »
Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun
October 12, 2018
For movies opening October 19, 2018. ... read more »
Black Leadership Accountability Essential
August 30, 2018
Many Blacks, perhaps most, initially considered challenging Obama’s decisions sacrilegious, and   more than a few continued to regard him as an icon to be neither properly                                           critiqued nor criticized. Although   increasingly concerned with his decisions, Blacks also needed to be concerned about ineffective Black leadership in general, especially in light of the daunting challenges in the 21st century. ... read more »
Former President’s Barack Obama and George W. Bush to Speak at John McCain’s Funeral, Trump Not Invited
August 27, 2018
Donald Trump has managed to get disinvited to two prominent funerals in his first term. First he was banned from former first lady Barabra Bush’s funeral and now a firm “no invite” ... read more »
Trump says Rapper Kanye West has ‘Good Taste’ for Liking Him
April 27, 2018
Trump said in an interview with "Fox & Friends'' that he knew the rapper "a little bit'' and always got along with him, and said that West has noticed the low unemployment rate for Black Americans. ... read more »
U.S. Plans Deadly Strategy Against Terror In West Africa
December 6, 2017
In Africa, there are much longer waits for close air support and the expectations for medical evaluation are vastly different from a one hour wait to a 48 hour delay. ... 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 »
Trump names GOP maverick Ken Blackwell a transition leader
November 16, 2016
Ken Blackwell prevailed in an intraparty feud in 2006 to become Ohio's first black nominee for governor. ... read more »
Black Donors Made New African American Museum Reality 
September 28, 2016
The opening of the National Museum of African American Culture and History was full of glitz and glamour as celebrities, elected officials, civil rights icons and three American presidents came together to celebrate the historic moment. ... read more »
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