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Former NNPA Chairs Talk Yesterday, Today and the Future: Part One in a series, as the NNPA prepares to Celebrate 80 Years as the Voice of Black America
July 19, 2019
Whether it’s taking a stand for the Double V campaign during World War II; marching with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during the Civil Rights Movement; or fighting to have a voice in the White House in more recent times, NNPA’s board chairpersons’ responsibilities have historically gone far beyond any standard business definitions. ... read more »
Nate Holden Celebrates 90th Birthday-Still Going Strong
June 27, 2019
At 90 years young Nate Holden looks as fit as a fiddle.  On Saturday evening June 15 at the Luxe Hotel - Sunset, family, friends and colleagues all came together to honor one of Los Angeles first and most influential political leaders. ... read more »
African WWII Vets Seek Formal Apology and Compensation from UK
February 22, 2019
More than half a million Black African soldiers who fought in the British army were paid up to three times less than their white counterparts, a newly unearthed document has revealed, prompting calls for an investigation and the government to compensate surviving veterans. ... read more »
Cold War (FILM REVIEW) Star-Crossed Lovers Repeatedly Rendezvous in Polish Postwar Drama
February 22, 2019
Dateline: Poland, 1949. The countryside is still devastated by the blight left behind in the wake of the Second World War. It is amidst these ruins that we find young Zula Lichon (Joanna Kulig) auditioning for a spot in the national entertainment ensemble. ... read more »
Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun
January 25, 2019
For movies opening January 25, 2019: ... read more »
Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun
January 10, 2019
For movies opening January 11, 2019. ... read more »
Tuskegee Airman John Lyle Dead at 98
January 10, 2019
The members of the nation's first black fighter squadron won acclaim for their aerial prowess and bravery, despite a military that imposed segregation on its African-American recruits while respecting the rights of German prisoners. ... read more »
Russia’s Secret Weapon
December 27, 2018
It is clear now that the 45thpresident of the United States is knowingly or unwittingly a tool of the Russian government.  But for many years before the dumpster fire in the White House came into office, the Kremlin has been wielding a secret weapon against the “land of the free.” ... read more »
Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun
December 11, 2018
For movies opening December 14, 2018. ... read more »
Kam’s Kapsules Weekly Previews: That Make Choosing a Film Fun
November 2, 2018
For movies opening November 9, 2018. ... read more »
The Rhetoric and Reality of Race
October 25, 2018
The racial conscious­ness and discourse of the West was forged on slave ships carrying human car­gos into the Caribbean and the Americas. The search for agricultural commodi­ties and profits from the ex­treme exploitation of Black people, deemed as less than human, gave birth to the notion of racial inequality. ... read more »
Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun
September 13, 2018
For movies opening September 14, 2018. ... read more »
The Rhetoric and Reality Of Race
August 16, 2018
The leaders of the desegregation social protest movement of a generation ago mobilized millions with one simple demand, “freedom.” In the context of a racially segregated society of the South in post-World War II, freedom meant elimination of all social, political, legal and economic barriers that forced African Americans into a subordinate status. ... read more »
Newspaper Hall of Fame Inducts Miami Black Publisher
August 16, 2018
Garth Reeves inherited The Miami Times from his family after serving in World War II, where the hypocrisy of fighting for freedom while living in segregation at home angered him. ... read more »
Happy 96th Birthday, John Phillips!
April 25, 2018
Legendary radio announcer John Phillips celebrates his 96th birthday on April 26. Now on the air for 71 years, Phillips’ broadcast can heard on ktymgospel.net on Saturdays at 8 a.m. ... read more »
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