February 1 marks the first day of Black History Month, when black culture gets a celebratory spotlight for 28 days... unless you’re like me and celebrate black brilliance every day. At the New York Times, a collection of previously unpublished shots of black stars, and their stories, are up for viewing.
On Friday, South Carolina Senator and Rev. Clementa Pinckney was memorialized in a packed auditorium at the College Of Charleston. As his wife and two young daughters sat and suffered what must be the worst moment of their short lives, President Obama delivered Pinckney’s eulogy with fervor and deliberation. It was…
Hollywood legend and Civil Rights activist Ruby Dee died in New Rochelle, New York on Wednesday. She was 91.
The U.S. Embassy confirmed yesterday that 28-year-old Malcolm Shabazz, the grandson of Malcom X, was robbed and killed in Mexico City. Details surrounding the murder are still sketchy; the Shabazz family plans to fly to Mexico to claim his remains.