Posts tagged "Selma"

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Barack Obama Talks Race, Ferguson And His Legacy With Journalists Aboard Air Force One

Barack Obama took questions from journalists aboard Air Force ranging from Ferguson, Department of Justice report and living in a post racial society.

National

John Lewis Commemorates Selma 50th Anniversary With First-Hand Account On Twitter

Rep. John Lewis gives a firsthand account of the fateful events of "Bloody Sunday" in Selma.

Music News

Ledisi Hopes The Grammys Controversy Will Increase The Support Of R&B

The talk of the 57th Annual Grammy Awards evening on Feb. 8 didn't solely center around Kanye West's stage bomb. There was a divide betwee…

Features

Interview: Spike Lee Discusses ‘Da Sweet Blood of Jesus’ And The Beauty Of Black Lives Matter

Spike Lee isn’t here for the pleasantries. He says what he feels and has earned both the respect and resentment of many because of it.

Vixen

Top Black Female Directors You Need to Know

All hail the heroines of cinema! No, we're not talking about the Hollywood starlets. Though we still love them, we're saluting the game-changers behind the…

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David Oyelowo Wants Black History Taught In UK Schools

Let David Oyelowo tell it, black history is more than just important, it's invaluable.

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‘Black-ish,’ Taraji P. Henson And ‘Selma’ Rule The 2015 NAACP Image Awards

The 2015 NAACP Image Awards were held last night (Feb. 6), and Taraji P. Henson, Selma and Black-ish were the stars of the show. The…

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Beyonce Will Perform with Common and John Legend at the Grammys

The 57th Grammy Awards are set to air this Sunday with a roster full of A-list performers. Of those set to take the stage, Common and Joh…

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Ava DuVernay And Oprah Create A New Show For OWN

Following the overwhelming success of Selma, director Ava DuVernay is teaming up with her partner-in-crime Oprah Winfrey to bring the novel Queen Sugar to the…

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Common And John Legend Are Taking ‘Glory’ To The Oscars Stage

The masses may not be content with the lack of nominations for Ava DuVernay’s Selma at this year’s Academy Awards, but the film’s lead single…

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Ava DuVernay and David Oyelowo to Make Katrina Film

Following the success of their successful film Selma, Ava DuVernay and David Oyelowo plan reunite in an effort to create a new drama centered around…

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Anthony Mackie Gets Called A ‘Sell Out’ For Race Comments

The black community is not too pleased with Anthony Mackie after he voiced his take on Selma and the race issues surrounding it. In a…

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Oprah Winfrey, Common And More Retrace The Steps Of Dr. King In Selma March

The timeliness and relevance of Ava DuVernay’s Selma took shape in Alabama yesterday (Jan. 18) as stars of the film retraced the steps of the…

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10 Martin Luther King Jr. Inspirational Quotes

The timely release of the film Selma gave us a glimpse into the heart and peace-of-mind Dr. Martin Luther King had while leading the civil rights movement. His strategies and tactics of non-violence…

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After Oscar Snubs, The White House Announces Private Screening For ‘Selma’ Cast

Selma may have gotten a few snubs from the Oscars this year, but the award-deserving cast won’t be left out of the White House. Late…

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People Are Giving A Mean Side Eye At The 2015 Oscar Nominations This Morning

Another day, another feeling of minorities being slighted by award shows. This morning (Jan. 15), the Academy Award nods for the 2015 Oscars rolled out…

Features

Common And John Legend Win ‘Best Original Song’ At 2015 Golden Globes

Common and John Legend’s grasping for “Glory” for the Selma soundtrack has earned the G.O.O.D. Music artists their first Golden Globe awards tonight (Jan. 12).
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