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Terrence Howard Receives Walk of Fame Star
September 27, 2019
Directors Malcolm D. Lee and Dito Montiel preceded Howard in speaking at the 11:30 a.m. ceremony in front of the El Centro Complex on Hollywood Boulevard, near the corner of Hollywood and Vine. Lee directed Howard in the 1999 romantic comedy-drama  "The Best Man'' and its 2013 sequel, "The Best Man Holiday.'' Montiel directed Howard in the 2009 sports action drama "Fighting.'' ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: Sept. 26, 2019- Brought to you by Black365
September 26, 2019
On this day in 1936, South African activist Winnie Mandela was born in Eastern Cape, South Africa. ... read more »
WENDY’S WINDOW: Nelson Mandela Day
July 18, 2019
Wendy's Window ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: June 11, 2019- Brought to you by Black365
June 11, 2019
    On this day June 11, 1964, Nelson Mandela and seven others were sentenced to life in prison on the charge of sabotage.   Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Mandela’s Widow, Graca Machel: ‘Child Hunger Must Be Priority in Africa’
June 7, 2019
Economic growth in Africa has been impressive, but a sad reality remains: However prosperous, the results have had little impact on child nutrition. ... read more »
Inaugural Grand African Run Announced in Washington
May 10, 2019
“The more I thought about this idea of the Grand African race I began to see how we can bring the African diaspora and friends of Africa together, to promote our togetherness, to promote that which binds us and to promote all the wonderful accomplishments and the amazing things that are getting ready to come to Africa,” said Her Excellency, Dr. Arikana Chihombori-Quao, the Ambassador of the African Union Mission. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: May 10, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
May 10, 2019
  On this day May 10, 1994 Madiba (Nelson) Mandela was sworn in as president of Azania (S. Africa). This fact was brought to you by the Black 365 Calendar. ... read more »
Dorothy Butler Gilliam – Washington Post’s First Black Woman Reporter  
March 28, 2019
Pioneering Journalists Shares Her Story in New Memoir   ... read more »
Wendy’s Window: What is the Cost of Higher Education? 
March 28, 2019
Growing up, my grandmother taught me to be mindful of four things: to love God, take care of your family, give back to your community and to get an education. ... read more »
1992 UPRISING: MUCH MORE STILL NEEDS TO BE DONE
March 14, 2019
Mainstream media, in particular, tended to soft-pedal the long range outcomes of the 1992 uprising, i.e., “riots.”  Citing groups like the Community Coalition and Koreatown Immigrant Workers Alliance, it emphasized some things had been accomplished. Few would disagree. However, the coverage represented a familiar glossing over of the lack of progress for fundamental change in South Central Los Angeles (SCLA). In 1992, even descriptions of participants themselves were often misleading- Blacks and Koreans were frequently referred to as the primary participants, actually, Latinos too were heavily involved and far more Latinos were arrested than Blacks.   ... read more »
Publisher’s Photo of the Day: Madiba the Great
February 5, 2019
Nelson Mandela shakes hands with Danny Bakewell Sr. ... read more »
Mobilization 4 Mumia: One-on-One with Michael Africa, Jr.
January 31, 2019
Activists and supporters fighting for the release of 64-year-old journalist/activist Mumia Abu Jamalsay they weren’t shocked but heavily condemned Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner for appealing the ground-breaking decision by Pennsylvania Common Pleas Court Judge Leon Tucker granting him a new appeal hearing.  ... read more »
The Transatlantic Slave Trade: 500 Years Later the Diaspora Still Suffers
January 10, 2019
The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) has launched a global news feature series on the history, contemporary realities and implications of the transatlantic slave trade. This is Part 9 in the series. (Read the entire series: Slavery Part 1, Slavery Part 2, Slavery Part 3, Slavery Part 4, Slavery Part 5, Slavery Part 6, Slavery Part 7, Part 8) ... read more »
Wendy’s Window: The Life and Legacy of Nelson Mandela Calls Us All to Act as Global Citizens
December 13, 2018
As I sit to write this article, I am overlooking where the Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Cortez intersect in Los Cabos, Mexico.  My heart is full because I've had the opportunity to travel around the world and I enjoy being a Global Citizen.  I embrace this term not just because of my ability to travel, but also because I truly have a heart and compassion for the people of the world. ... read more »
WATCH: Beyonce and Jay Z Arrive in South Africa with Family to Celebrate Mandela at Global Citizen Festival
November 30, 2018
The Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 is set to air  on MSNBC  Sunday, December 2, from 9:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m EDT. The star studded event will be headlined by the dynamic duo “The Carters”. ... read more »
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