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Mini mart owner, elementary school caught in blowback of Alabama riverboat brawl

The owner of the minimart denied involvement in the massive brawl.

On Aug 7, 2023 by Katherine Huggins

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Oscar voters objected to the ‘Selma’ cast wearing Black Lives Matter shirts, David Oyelowo reveals

Academy Awards voters complained about David Oyelowo speaking out against racism.

On Jun 5, 2020 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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People turned their backs on Michael Bloomberg during his Selma speech

The billionaire was speaking in front of a historically Black church in Alabama.

On Mar 1, 2020 by Mikael Thalen

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Could the ‘Selma’ director be tapped for a Marvel movie?

Ava DuVernay is in the running for Captain Marvel and Black Panther, and David Oyelowo thinks she’d be perfect.

On May 28, 2015 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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President Obama gives powerful speech to commemorate Selma marches

‘If Selma taught us anything, it’s that our work is never done.’

On Mar 7, 2015 by Fernando Alfonso III

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What John Legend’s Oscars speech got right (and wrong) about black men in prison

Just because the numbers were off doesn’t mean he doesn’t have a point.

On Feb 24, 2015 by Chris Osterndorf

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7 unforgettable moments from the 2015 Academy Awards

Neil Patrick Harris’s underwear, Benedict Cumberbatch’s flask, and so much more.

On Feb 23, 2015 by Monica Riese

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What is this bird screaming about? We have a few guesses

It could be anything.

On Feb 22, 2015 by Michelle Jaworski

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Here’s a cheat sheet for all of this year’s Best Picture nominees

Gotta catch ’em all.

On Feb 22, 2015 by Michelle Jaworski

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Why we need Black History Month

I once wrote a blog decrying Black History Month. I take it back.

On Feb 10, 2015 by [email protected]

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These kids reenacting the Best Picture nominees deserve their own Oscars

Kids reenact the darndest things.

On Feb 3, 2015 by Rae Votta

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Larry Wilmore embraces controversial topics as he launches ‘The Nightly Show’

He had quite the tall order to fill on his first night hosting.

On Jan 20, 2015 by Michelle Jaworski

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SNL’s cold open shows MLK how people really celebrate his birthday

The dream was good while it lasted.

On Jan 18, 2015 by Michelle Jaworski

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The 9 most shocking snubs from this year’s Oscar nominations

From an unscrupulous sociopath to a comely space alien, these performances got robbed.

On Jan 16, 2015 by Nico Lang

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The unforgivable ‘Selma’ snubs show the Oscars still have a racism problem

Black people continue to ride at the back of the bus in Hollywood.

On Jan 15, 2015 by Nico Lang

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