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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 »
Film Review: WWII Vets Forge Unlikely Friendship across Color Line in Searing Southern Saga
November 20, 2017
But the fighting isn't over for Sergeant Ronsel Jackson (Jason Mitchell), a black man reluctantly returning to the repressive Jim Crow system of segregation. ... read more »
One Sharp Woman 101 – “Aunt” Mary
August 3, 2016
Mary was quite delightful as well as knowledgeable about many occurrences all the way back to World War II ... read more »
Tuskegee Airmen Inc. celebrates 75 years, mourns passing of WWII hero Dr. Roscoe C. Brown
July 13, 2016
Prior to the Tuskegee Airmen, Jim Crow laws prevented the existence of African American pilots ... read more »
Roscoe Brown Jr., Tuskegee Airman and educator, dies at 94
July 6, 2016
Roscoe Brown Jr., who served with the all-black Tuskegee Airmen during World War II and was a longtime New York City educator, has died. ... read more »
110-year-old WWII veteran from Louisiana dies
May 11, 2016
A 110-year-old Louisiana man who enlisted in the army during World War II has died. ... read more »
Students’ unearth missing voices in WWII-era Collierville
May 4, 2016
The interviews students conducted will be added to the museum's oral histories on YouTube ... read more »
‘Fly’ Takes Your Breath Away
February 10, 2016
Over the last decade, the story of the Tuskegee Airmen has been illustrated in various mediums, but “Fly” takes the saga to another level. With a cast of talented actors, an outstanding director and creative set design, viewers are transported to 1940s to witness the history-making experiences of the airmen. ... read more »
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