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Battle-of-the-Sexes Sequel Shifts Setting to Vegas for Wedding

Think Like a Man Too DVD Review by Kam Williams The surprise hit Think Like a Man was #1 at the box-office over its opening weekend back in April of 2012. Inspired by Steve Harvey’s best-selling,...

Finding Your Roots by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Book Review by Kam Williams “Who are we, and where do we come from? The fundamental drive to answer these questions is at the heart of Finding Your Roots… As Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates,...

43-YEAR OLD ORGANIZATION HELPS RETAIN AND ADVANCE AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE FIELD OF PHILANTHROPY

ABFE 9th Class of Connecting Leaders Fellowship Program Announced New York, NY (BlackNews.com) — ABFE: A Philanthropic Partnership for Black Communities, formally known as the Association of...

Ken Burns Biopic Paints Revealing Portrait of Influential American Political Dynasty

The Roosevelts: An Intimate History Film Review by Kam Williams Between Theodore (1901-1909) and Franklin (1933-1945), a Roosevelt was in the White House for 20 years of the 20th Century. It is not...

Attorney General Eric Holder and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan Join Cartoon Network’s “I Speak Up” Call-to-Action Against Bullying

“Stop Bullying: Speak Up” Campaign Seeks One Million People to Share Mobile Videos To Help Launch CARTOON NETWORK’S SPEAK UP WEEK (Sept. 29-Oct.3) And Kick Off National Bullying...

Death of a King – The Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Final Year

Book Review by Kam Williams “The question I attempt to answer in this book is simple: In his last year, what kind of man has Martin Luther King, Jr. become? In my view, he is a man whose true...

unite4:good and Thurgood Marshall College Fund Announce scholarship4:good Winners

New Program Provides Scholarships That Inspire Kindness Innovation NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — unite4:good (www.unite4good.org), the global movement for humanity,...

FORMER UCLA DEAN STARTS ONLINE UNIVERSITY — OFFERS BACHELORS IN MULTICULTURAL RELATIONS

Los Angeles, CA (BlackNews.com) — Shropshire University will begin classes in January 2015 with over 120 course offerings and 11 Bachelors degrees. The University will offer all of its courses...

Family Grieves Patriarch in Droll Dramedy Based on Best Seller

This Is Where I Leave You Film Review by Kam Williams When Mort Altman (Will Swenson) passes away, his children return home reasonably expecting to remain in town briefly. After all, despite being...

Housewife and Kids Abducted by Killer in Edge of Your Seat Thriller

No Good Deed Film Review by Kam Williams It is usually a bad sign when a movie studio decides not to preview a picture for film critics. In the case of No Good Deed, Screen Gems claimed that it was...