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Access Denied: BET Awards not a positive experience for black press
Saturday, July 26, 2014
“At a black event , there is no reason that a black photographer shouldn’t be there,” said Valerie Goodloe, who has done large-scale photo shoots here for more than 12 years. A group of veteran photojournalists and media professionals in Los Angeles have joined their colleagues across the nation in outrage at the recent rejection of
 
BOOK: Business owner defeats racial inequality
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
BUSINESSMAN FIRST Remembering Henry G. Parks Jr. By Maurice W. Dorsey Xlibris Publishing, $19.99 PB More than his ad “More Parks Sausages Mom. Please!” Henry G. Parks Jr. was a man before his time. Pioneering in the American free enterprise system, he embarked on a journey leading to a multimillion-dollar industry. He was born in Atlanta to
 
Philly serves as backdrop for tale of romance and redemption
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Sucka 4 Luv Pierre Fims *** stars Chris (Spank Horton) is a man with serious anger management issues. After getting fired for losing his temper on the job yet again, he makes his way to Rittenhouse Square where things quickly go from bad to worse. First, he proceeds to harass passersby ranging from a homeless panhandler to a guy handing out flyers to a
 
Car Review: 2014 Lexus GX 460
Monday, July 21, 2014
DETROIT – The Lexus GX 460 pulls double duty as a luxurious on-road sport utility with full off-road capability. Almost as big as a full-size sport utility, the test vehicle was equipped with three rows of seats. The third row would power fold away creating a flat-floored cargo space, while the second row seats were both heated and cooled. So were
 
Marvel unveils black Captain America
Saturday, July 19, 2014
LOS ANGELES — The new Captain America will be an African-American. Marvel superhero Sam “The Falcon” Wilson will take over as the patriotic Avenger in an upcoming installment of the long-running comic book series, Marvel Comics chief creative officer Joe Quesada said during an appearance on Comedy Central’s “The Colbert
 
Keeping your health in check starts with lunch
Friday, July 18, 2014
Taking control of your midday meal can benefit both your health and your wallet. One of the easiest ways to reach your wellness goals is by taking charge of your lunch with simple, flavorful ingredients you can stock in your pantry or desk drawer. Packing your lunch doesn't have to be drab or time consuming when you plan ahead and use common ingredients
 
BOOK: A motherís message to her daughter
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Things I Should Have Told My Daughter: Lies, Lessons & Love Affairs By Pearl Cleage Atria Publishing, $23.99 HC Dear Diary… You’ve written that many times in your life. Little hurts, schoolgirl crushes, firsts, lasts and thoughts. It’s all written in your journal so you’d see where you came from and where you’re going.
 
MOVIE REVIEW: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
At the end of the 2011 version of the classic 1968 Rise of the Planet of the Apes, you were left with a haunting sense that humans had gone off their rockers and the aggrieved apes seemed saner. The premise for Dawn of the Planet of the Apes is that neither species is perfect but maybe, though not probably, there is common ground. Endowing apes with human
 
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Stage set for showdowns over potential HBCUs contractions

Around the same time lawmakers in the N.C. Senate recently floated the idea of closing Elizabeth

Access Denied: BET Awards not a positive experience for black press

“At a black event , there is no reason that a black photographer shouldn’t be

Ben Carson outpaces Hillary Clinton in latest quarter

President Barack Obama has two years left in the Oval Office, and yet anticipation continues to