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  • 'Selma' star Oyelowo says political correctness gone too far over Cumberbatch comment

    "Selma" star David Oyelowo has voiced his support for fellow British actor Benedict Cumberbatch, who came under criticism for using the term "colored" in an interview.
  • Downtown high-rise lit up for 'Mr. Cub'

    Downtown high-rise lit up for 'Mr. Cub'
    Of all the gestures of gratitude for late Chicago Cubs great Ernie Banks, there was one Tuesday night that arguably stood taller than the rest. The south side of the 57-story Blue Cross-Blue Shield Tower in the Loop was lit in blue and white with the...

    The scope of black history

    In celebration of Black History Month, museums, playhouses and other cultural institutions throughout the Baltimore area have prepared exhibits, lectures, plays, musical performances and other events touching on the African-American experience in the Free...

    A prior journey across the bridge in 'Selma, Lord, Selma'

    A prior journey across the bridge in 'Selma, Lord, Selma'
    Long before the Oscar-nominated "Selma" was championed as the first major motion picture about the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., another film chronicled the civil rights leader's march from Selma, Ala., to Montgomery. "Selma, Lord, Selma" was a made-for-...

    We view movies through the lens of our times; case in point, 'Selma'

    It is impossible to see "Selma," Ava DuVernay's Oscar-nominated drama tracing the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s historic 1965 march to demand voting rights be accorded all citizens of this land, and not feel the weight of Ferguson, Mo., in 2014, and the...