‘Birth of a Movement’ Streaming on PBS.org for Limited Time Only

*One hundred years ago, blackface and other offensive media representations of African Americans were not only common, but celebrated. Few cultural moments encapsulate this more fully than D.W. Griffith’s “The Birth of a Nation” (1915), a notoriously Ku Klux Klan-friendly reimagining of history. “Birth of a Movement,” a new film now streaming on PBS.org, tells […]

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Debra Lee, Anika Noni Rose Respond To ‘The Quad’ Criticism

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*BET’s latest series, “The Quad,” which is set on a fictional HBCU campus, has already garnered good reviews, but Hampton University president William R. Harvey finds it objectionable. As ebony.com notes, the drama deals with issues like bullying, hazing, power struggles, and school pride at Georgia A&M. But just after the show premiered, Harvey sent […]

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BLACK HISTORY MONTH – OUR ROOTS Chronicles African American Heroines

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A heroine at the Olympics (Wilma Rudolph) against all odds and another from Little Rock, Arkansas (Daisy Bates) who fought against racial segregation. Celebrating and acknowledging the achievements of Black women in the diaspora this Black History Month makes for a complete celebration. My illustrated OUR ROOTS feature continues to chronicle many prominent black historical figures, events and customs. […]

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Little Boy’s Outrageous Barbershop Tantrum Goes Viral [Must See – Watch!]

*There’s a viral clip circulating on social media of a little boy having a meltdown at the barbershop. According to several online reports, the boy told his mother that he didn’t want a haircut and even spit on a barber. Even after being told that he wouldn’t get his way, the boy continued to kick […]

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Is Future’s Rhyme ‘I Make Blogs with Your B*tch’ About Scottie Pippen’s Wife?

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*Georgia rapper Future is proving he can be as “ruthless” as anybody out there with his new track called “Rent Money.” On the song, Future is allegedly taking taunting NBA great Scottie Pippen over his wife, Larsa. The scandalous song reportedly references rumors that the rapper and Larsa had a hook up or two after […]

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Lalah Hathaway Slays During Her Performance at the Microsoft Lounge (EUR Exclusive)

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*Lalah Hathaway, the supremely talented songstress and daughter of legendary crooner Donnie Hathaway, performed live last weekend in front of a small audience at the Microsoft Lounge in Santa Monica and EUR was on the scene. The setting was intimate, colorful and eclectic, and everyone in attendance watched in awe as Ms. Hathaway blew the […]

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Johnny Gill Claps Back At Stacy Lattisaw’s Brother: ‘Go Sit Down’ [Watch]

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*Singer Johnny Gill stopped by “The Breakfast Club” on Thursday and responded to Stacy Lattisaw‘s brother who blasted him for painting their mother as color struck in “The New Edition Story” that aired on BET. “My mom don’t care bout what color Johnny Gill is!!!,” Jerry Lattisaw wrote in a post on his Facebook page. “If […]

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