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“The day they bled for your vote” By Denise Dunbar Millions of people are getting ready to mark the 50 year anniversary of “Bloody Sunday” in Selma, Alabama. That’s the day marked in history as the day that hundreds of civil rights marchers and advocates were brutally attacked by Alabama State Troopers. They were attempting […]

Fifty years ago, several hundred peaceful protesters marched across the Edmund Pettus Bridge from Selma, Ala., to Montgomery to underscore the need for Black voting…

John Rankin squinted and looked toward the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama. The memories from an awful day 50 years ago gathered in his…

This upcoming weekend is an emotional one because it marks the 50th anniversary of the iconic and groundbreaking marches from Selma to Montgomery in Alabama. Initiated…

Days before the nation acknowledges the 50 years that have passed since peaceful civil rights demonstrators were brutality beaten on the Edmund Pettus Bridge, a new…

Common and John Legend captured Oscar gold on Sunday with their win for Best Original Song for “Glory,” the title track to  the movie “Selma”.…

Oprah Opens Up About Selma And Why She Had To Get Involved With The Film  Roland Martin, host of “NewsOne Now,” caught up with Oprah…

Ava DuVernay and David Oyelowo brought Black excellence of the red carpet of the Berlinale Festival and Ireland, proving Black films can do well overseas.…

“Selma” director Ava DuVernay addressed attendees of the 46th Annual NAACP Image Awards with a heartfelt and passionate message about #BlackLivesMatter. During her speech she reminded…

One of the Civil Rights Movement‘s most notable figures has come forward blasting recent claims that then-President Lyndon B. Johnson spearheaded the idea behind the…

President Obama has proposed a new $50 million plan to restore the historic Southern sites of the civil rights movement. The proposal is incredibly fitting as…

Selma breakout star David Oyelowo isn’t holding back when discussing Hollywood recognizing black actors and their performances during Oscar season. Oyelowo appeared at the Santa Barbara International Film…