Juneteenth Freedom & Music Festival 2015

5TH WARD - The 3rd annual Juneteenth Freedom and Music Festival will take place on June 20, 2015 in the 5th Ward Community Garden....

Sandra Bland Vigils Held In Texas, Illinois

Sandra Bland Vigils Held In Texas, Illinois

150 years of Juneteenth

Houston's Juneteenth Celebration presents a lineup of legendary singers and rising stars in traditional African American music to honor the sesquicentennial of Juneteenth, including...

Million Man March Louis Farrakhan DC Rally Justice or Else 10/10/15

Minister Louis Farrakhan delivered remarks on civil rights and race relations at the “Justice or Else!” gathering held on the National Mall to commemorate...

ARTS & CULTURE HIGHLIGHT

HOUSTON -  The mission of the Houston Museum of African-American Culture (HMAAC) is to collect, conserve, explore, interpret, and exhibit the material and intellectual...

Before I lay it down: “Imitation of Life…”

How can parents go years without talking to their kids? How can children find/contact those parents to get things right? For those of you...

‘Straight Outta Compton’: Exposing Lack of Black Leadership

  Although the thought that the rap group N.W.A. --- Niggas wit Attitudes --- could be more shocking a quarter-century after their arrival on the...

Black Bond

Why I Agree with Rush Limbaugh: Idris Elba should not be the next ‘James Bond’!!!!! There is a great axiom that goes something like this;...

Dr. King & Selma

Despite the reverence that many people have for the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., nearly a half-century after his assassination, he, and his...

Dr. King & Selma

Despite the reverence that many people have for the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., nearly a half-century after his assassination, he, and his...