Perspective

Voices of protest, crying for change, ring across US, beyond

They are nurses and doctors, artists, students, construction workers, government employees; black, brown and white; young and old. Hundreds of…

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What makes an American a patriot? Spike Lee has some answers

NEW YORK (AP) — Spike Lee was just 10 when Muhammad Ali, in 1967, refused to be drafted into the…

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‘Insecure’ Provides An Honest Portrait On The Reality Of Growing Apart From Friends

In Sunday’s episode of Insecure, tensions between Issa and Molly escalate to new territory. An argument unfolds that is messy,…

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Issa Rae: Movie academy ‘needs to do better’ on diversity

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Issa Rae’s quick comment after five men were announced as Oscar nominees for best director was…

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The Curious Case of A$AP Rocky: A Complicated Call for Our Unwavering Commitment to Justice

A$AP Rocky has just been released and sent back to the United States after being incarcerated in a Swedish prison…

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The Irony Behind Harriet Tubman Being Represented On Currency, The Very Tool That Enslaves Us Today

  The New York Times has obtained an introductory design for the $20 bill, featuring abolitionist Harriet Tubman. The note…

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Is Another “black-ish” Spin-off Really Necessary?

ABC has released the trailer for Kenya Barris’s latest black-ish spin-off, mixed-ish. The announcement comes not long after JARO Magazine’s…

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10 Stirring TED Talks By Black Women To Celebrate Women’s History Month

  For more than 30 years, TED Talks have granted a global audience with the opportunity to listen to a…

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Unlike The Oscars, The Indie Spirit Awards Allowed The Most Authentic Films To Shine

Due to the Oscars completely overshadowing the awards season, I was clueless that an awards ceremony dedicated to independent filmmakers…

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