| Jul 26, 2013
| 2:12 PM
Kim Kardashian is still in hermit mode as she works on getting back into pre-pregnancy shape.
The usually camera-ready star of "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" and its many E! offshoots has been tucked away since the June 15 birth of her baby with...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 7:05 PM
For the Oxford-born, Nigeria-raised David Oyelowo, the last few years have been a profoundly deep — and sometimes harrowing — dive into the African American experience.
The actor has played a Tuskegee airman in George Lucas' "Red Tails," a...
| Aug 25, 2013
In the name of Trayvon Martin, just Americans
must rise up and stop this monstrous domestic brutality
motivated by bias and bigotry, justified by fear,
a vigilante violence that has claimed too many lives to count:
Like 19-year-old Michael...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 8:40 AM
When I heard the Trayvon Martin verdict last month, I was astonished. I shouldn't have been, but I was. I grew up in Mississippi in the '80s, and my entire family has lived here in the South for generations, so I should have known that George Zimmerman...
| Jul 18, 2013
On Nov. 3, 1979, as members of the Communist Workers Party chanted and sang at a "Death to the Klan" rally in Greensboro, N.C., a group of white men drove up, got out of their cars and began firing at the demonstrators. Five protesters were killed....
| Jul 5, 2013
| 12:13 PM
The Supreme Court's decisions to strike down the Defense Of Marriage Act and reject a lawsuit aimed at upholding California's Proposition 8 have caused jubilation among gay-rights supporters and anger among opponents of gay marriage.
| Apr 9, 2013
| 5:09 PM
Jackie Robinson changed baseball and the nation that loves it on April 15, 1947, when he became the first black player to walk onto a major league ball field. He changed Carl Erskine's life in March 1948, when Robinson, by then a Brooklyn Dodgers star,...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 12:50 PM
I am writing in regards to the recent article published in The Aegis about the Civil War and my complete distaste for it. While I enjoy reading stories and articles about history, your article seemed to revere the Confederate soldiers. It is...
| Aug 14, 2013
It's not a typo: The South Central L.A. Tea Party exists, and Jesse Lee Peterson takes a bow for founding it. He's also president and founder of the 23-year-old black bootstraps group Brotherhood Organization of a New Destiny, or BOND, and serves as...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 1:42 PM
Each summer, you can count on an engaging exhibit of finalists vying for the $25,000 Janet and Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize. The 2013 showcase of Maryland, Virginia and Washington artists is particularly impressive, offering a mix of photographic...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 2:39 PM
Kanye West is extremely unhappy the world caught a glimpse of his latest music video.
West’s anticipated clip for “Black Skinhead” -- the first visual from his polarizing album “Yeezus” -- set the blogosphere afire late...