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Sidney Poitier – Hollywood’s first Black leading man reflected the civil rights movement on screen

By Aram Goudsouzian, University of Memphis In the summer of 1967, Martin Luther King Jr. introduced the keynote speaker for the 10th-anniversary convention banquet of...
A projected image of Josephine Baker on the French Pantheon

Josephine Baker Honored at France’s Pantheon

Josephine Baker — the U.S.-born entertainer, anti-Nazi spy and civil rights activist — was inducted into France's Pantheon on Tuesday, becoming the first Black...

Black Press Exclusive: Dr. Lonnie Bunch’s African American Museum Dream Fulfilled

Smithsonian Secretary Goes One-on-One with NNPA President about New Book During the intimate video-taped interview inside the National Museum of African American History and Culture,...

‘I Am Not Your Negro’ is a Must See

By Edward Henderson “To be a Negro in this country and to be relatively conscious is to be in a rage almost all the time.” ~James...

Film Review: I Am Not Your Negro

By Dwight Brown (NNPA Newswire Film Critic) James Baldwin, the intellectual, civil rights activist and renowned author, left behind some biting and enlightening words about...