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  • Actress apologizes to Glendale police for racial profile claims

    Actress apologizes to Glendale police for racial profile claims
    “Empire” actress Taraji P. Henson apologized for alleging that Glendale police racially profiled her son during a traffic stop after a video obtained by the Los Angeles Times┬ácast doubt about whether police had improperly targeted him....
  • Hampton University Museum showcases Elizabeth Catlett's landmark talent

    When curator Vanessa Thaxton-Ward began putting together a new exhibit marking the 100th birthday of the late African-American artist Elizabeth Catlett, she knew it would be a good chance for the Hampton University Museum to flex some muscle. Since...
  • James McGrath Morris on Ethel Payne, 'Eye on the Struggle'

    James McGrath Morris on Ethel Payne, 'Eye on the Struggle'
    Although white Chicagoans knew little about Ethel Payne, a city reporter and later Washington correspondent for the Chicago Defender in the 1950s and '60s, African-Americans here and around the country came to venerate her as the most prominent female...
  • Some key moments in Archibald Motley's life and art

    Some key moments in Archibald Motley's life and art
    1891: Born Archibald John Motley Jr. in New Orleans on Oct. 7 to Mary Huff Motley and Archibald John Motley Sr. 1894: Motley family moves to Chicago. 1914-18: Motley studies at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He's pardoned from military...
  • Here's a look at the acts for the Hampton Jazz Festival

    Here's a look at the acts for the Hampton Jazz Festival
    The lineup for the 2015 Hampton Jazz Festival was announced Monday. Tickets go on sale Saturday. While the early festivals in the late 1960s and early '70s featured jazz legends such as Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis and Thelonious Monk, it has become...
  • Arthur H. Garrison: 1965 report on black families remains controversial

    Arthur H. Garrison: 1965 report on black families remains controversial
    This month is the 50th anniversary of the release of "The Negro Family: The Case for National Action," otherwise known as the Moynihan Report. This report, then and now, is a controversial policy paper on the status of the black family and the impact of...
  • Carnival Corp. appoints Marie McKenzie to new VP role

    Carnival Corp. appoints Marie McKenzie to new VP role
    Carnival Corp. & PLC on Monday announced the appointment of Marie McKenzie to the new position of vice president of global destinations services and sourcing. As part of her new function, McKenzie will lead a team that will coordinate and manage...
  • Happy birthday, Toni Morrison!

    Happy birthday, Toni Morrison!
    Today is Toni Morrison's 84th birthday. The Nobel laureate is the author of the novels "Beloved," "Song of Solomon," "Sula" and more than a dozen others. Morrison is a literary and cultural force. When other writers are slowing down, Morrison...
  • Seminole State College wraps up 10-year August Wilson theater project

    Seminole State College wraps up 10-year August Wilson theater project
    When the curtain rises Friday on "Radio Golf," Seminole State College becomes one of just a handful of theaters nationwide to stage an award-winning 10-play series chronicling the African-American experience. The decadelong presentation of works by...
  • Ingalls Memorial Hospital announces new medical staff officers

    New medical staff officers have been named at Ingalls Memorial Hospital in Harvey for 2015-16, according to a press release from Ingalls Health System. Dr. Cressa Perish, a family practice physician, was elected president, while Dr. Carl Johnson, a...
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