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  • About Comics announces the re-publication of classic 1936 “Negro Motorist” Guide

    About Comics announces the re-publication of classic 1936 “Negro Motorist” Guide

    Historical Green Book Serves as Reminder of Life Before Civil Rights Act  In the mid-20th century, African Americans traveling the segregated US had one tool that made it all navigable: the Negro Motorist Green Book. This legendary guide to lodgings and restaurants that accepted Black customers has become a key reminder of life before the Civil Rights Act, but surviving copies are museum items. Now, a small California publisher has reprinted the guide, making it available to those wishing to […]

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  • Lin-Manuel Miranda on a trip to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico.

    Lin-Manuel Miranda on a trip to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico.

    Correspondent David Begnaud joins Lin-Manuel Miranda on a trip to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico. The creator and star of the Broadway musical “Hamilton” has been leading relief efforts (including creating a charity song and video, “Almost Like Praying”) for the island, which is still suffering nearly two months after Hurricane Maria decimated critical infrastructure, water and power supplies. Subscribe to the “CBS Sunday Morning” Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/20gXwJT

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  • Negative Approaches to Diversity Could Be Part of a $300 Billion Dollar Problem

    Negative Approaches to Diversity Could Be Part of a $300 Billion Dollar Problem

    Multiple studies suggest that diversity efforts that accent the negative may be missing the point entirely, but exploring the positive aspects of diversity could bring unprecedented prosperity. With tension and conflict prominent in the national consciousness, the subjects of bias and discrimination inevitably arise in the workplace. NFL players have chosen to make a statement in their place of work-the gridiron-and responses have ranged from empathetic to confusion to divisive. These and other recent events indicate that no endeavor is […]

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  • Oprah’s Master Class with Tyler Perry:

    Oprah’s Master Class with Tyler Perry:

      Media mogul Tyler Perry opens up about his role as a father and why he sees his little boy as his “healer.” http://www.oprah.com/own-master-class/First-Look-Tyler-Perry-on-Oprahs-Master-Class

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  • Ashley Bryan: Singing Praise of Thanks

    Ashley Bryan: Singing Praise of Thanks

    Ashley Bryan: Singing Praise of Thanks is a film about this artist of 92 years whose art-making on the Maine island of Islesford is a celebration of joy and creativity, the child within us, and gratitude for all of life. This trailer announces the soon-to-be-released feature documentary which will be screening at festivals and theaters around the country and will be followed by a half hour version for high school and college students. A companion curriculum guide will also be […]

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  • Black Girls Viewed As Less Innocent Than White Girls, Georgetown Law Research Finds

    Black Girls Viewed As Less Innocent Than White Girls, Georgetown Law Research Finds

    First study focused on “adultification” of black girls shows significant bias toward girls starting at age 5, younger than in previous research on black boys A groundbreaking study released today by Georgetown Law’s Center on Poverty and Inequality finds that adults view black girls as less innocent and more adult-like than their white peers, especially in the age range of 5-14. The study, detailed in the new report, Girlhood Interrupted: The Erasure of Black Girls’ Childhood, is the first of […]

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  • On OWN: Are you living the life you want?

    On OWN: Are you living the life you want?

    SuperSoul Short: Everybody Dies, But Not Everybody Lives Spoken-word artist Prince Ea brings life into sharp focus, removes doubt and invites you to ask yourself whether you’re truly living the life you want.  Are you living the life  you want?

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  • LEGENDARY DIRECTOR, BILL DUKE, PRESENTS WORLD PREMIERE SCREENING OF CONTROVERSIAL NEW FILM,   “CREATED EQUAL,” AT #ABFF2017

    LEGENDARY DIRECTOR, BILL DUKE, PRESENTS WORLD PREMIERE SCREENING OF CONTROVERSIAL NEW FILM, “CREATED EQUAL,” AT #ABFF2017

    “Created Equal” chosen as an official selection of the American Black Film Festival. Presents intimate screening with filmmakers, cast and features a thought-provoking Q&A.     It’s a wrap! #ABFF2017 was full of activity that kept festival-goers engaged, inspired and motivated to achieve dreams through a programming line-up chock full of workshops, master classes, red carpet experiences, screening events and more! One such screening event included the “World Premiere” of CREATED EQUAL – an independently produced legal thriller directed by legendary […]

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  • On Broadway: Bella: An American Tall Tale

    On Broadway: Bella: An American Tall Tale

    Book, Music, and Lyrics by Kirsten Childs Directed by Robert O’Hara Choreographed by Camille A. Brown Playing now thru July 2 only! Playwrights Horizons • Mainstage Theatre 416 West 42nd Street, between 9th and 10th Avenues, NYC All aboard for a Western musical adventure the likes of which you’ve never experienced. As a wanted woman of mythic proportions looks to begin life anew out west, Bella takes us on the trip of a lifetime to escape her scandalous past and […]

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