| Feb 18, 2011
| 4:13 PM
First, America got a brother in the White House.
Now, Florida has a homeboy in the Governor's Mansion.
The surprising news was disclosed this week during Gov. Rick Scott's luncheon for 20 black legislators.
Lawmakers expected to hear the governor...
| Feb 18, 2011
| 8:19 PM
February is Black History Month, where the nation recognizes the impact by African-Americans on America's history. And from the Negro Leagues to jazz, Kansas City has a lot of African-American history to be proud of, including the first black-owned...
| Feb 23, 2011
| 8:45 AM
Pro-life leaders unveiled a controversial billboard in Soho this week that features the face of a young African American girl.
The billboard, funded by pro-life ad group Life Always, focuses on abortion in the black community, and claims that "the...
| Feb 24, 2011
| 5:41 PM
"I think it was the right thing to do," said Rev. Al Sharpton. "We have a right to our personal views, but we don't have a right to offend people."
raising considerable outrage amongst many New York residents and politicians, the Soho...
| Feb 25, 2011
| 1:29 PM
During this Black History Month, consider the following thoughts on politics, life and race from 10 famous African-Americans.
See if you can match the quote with the person who said it.
The famous quote:
1. "Surely the day will come when color means...
| Dec 9, 2010
| 11:19 AM
| Jan 19, 2011
Aloft Hotel Harlem, 2300 Frederick Douglass Blvd. and 124th St., 212-749-4000; aloftharlem.com. Located in the heart of Harlem, Aloft has neighbors that include a hair-care store, an upscale florist and a movie theater — quintessential...
| Jan 28, 2011
| 6:57 AM
For Love of Color: Ebony, Fashion Fair Cosmetics & Macy's Celebrate Eunice Johnson
Wednesday, February 2 through Sunday, February 7
During store hours - Wednesday-Saturday: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m., Sunday: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Macy's on State Street
111 N. State...
| Feb 2, 2011
Stylishly dressed couples stare back from a sepia-toned photograph on the cover of "High on the Hog: A Culinary Journey From Africa to America" (Bloomsbury, $26), by Jessica Harris. In this picture, from the 1920s, facial expressions foreshadow the same...
| Feb 3, 2011
| 10:36 AM
Hollywood never provided a richer picture of the Jim Crow South than Clarence Brown's "Intruder in the Dust," a fresh, inspired adaptation of William Faulkner's 1948 novel.
It's not a message movie about racial injustice. It's about the American...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 11:35 AM
I was in the CNN green room in Washington Sunday when I heard about the death of pioneering CBS newsman Mike Wallace at 93 Sunday.
Being a live show, host Howie Kurtz and the CNN team scrapped the planned opening and went with a segment on Wallace that I...