Black History

We Have to Celebrate This Year’s Black Academy Award Nominees

By Julianne Malveaux (NNPA Newswire Columnist) I usually don’t pay much attention to the Academy Awards unless African American actors are nominated and win or unless African American-themed films have an opportunity. This year, I am paying a lot of attention, because “Fences,” “Hidden Figures,” Read More


Film Review: Loving

By Dwight Brown (NNPA Newswire Film Critic) For a long time it was a forbidden love. Through slavery, the reconstruction era, on into the 20th century, particularly in the South, interracial romantic relations were looked down on and marriages were illegal. Anti-miscegenation laws were on Read More