African American news for the week of Feb 6, 2014.
Graphic novelist Kevin Grevioux reimagines the story of the soulless monster
The newly released Gothic action-thriller, I, Frankenstein, revisits the story originally told in Mary Shelley’s groundbreaking 1818 novel, where the character was first introduced. Only now, 200 years have passed and Dr. Frankenstein’s monster, symbolically named Adam, lives on and finds himself in the middle of a violent war between demons and gargoyles. A war over the souls of humankind.
Panel tackles topics of concern for the next generation
The Emerging Leaders Committee of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference of Southern California is a collective of young professionals, religious leaders and community activists focused on embodying Dr. Martin Luther King’s dream of “reversing the default on the promissory note” by ensuring every American’s right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness by advancing economic empowerment, higher education, and civic engagement.
Detroit Lions hire Jim Caldwell; NAACP fights new Trader Joe's development; Alicia Keys hosts "We Are Impowered" watch play
African American news for the week of Jan. 13, 2014
Rapper Snoop Lion seeks inter; Stray bullets damage war memorial; First Black Baltimore Police Commissioner dies
African American news for the week of Jan. 6, 2014.
National news for the week of Dec. 16, 2013.
Cheryl Boone Isaacs recieves Horizon Award; Munson Steed honored by Urban League; Jesse Owens medal up for auction
African American news for the week of Dec. 2, 2013.
The African American Film Critics Association on Monday announced the winners of its 2014 Special Achievement Awards. The Weinstein Company’s Bob and Harvey Weinstein are the recipients of the Cinema Vanguard Award, while Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Cheryl Boone Isaacs will receive the Horizon Award. Directors Guild of America President Paris Barclay is the winner of the Legacy Award, and Fox Searchlight senior vice president of production Zola Mashariki is the recipient of the Ashley Boone Award. Variety film critic Justin Chang is the winner of the inaugural Roger Ebert Award. The African American Film Critics Association is scheduled to present the awards at a ceremony on Jan. 31 at the Taglyn Complex in Hollywood.
Suzanne Malveaux hosts 'The Root 100', Three Teens arrested for 'knockout' game; Jakie Robinson Foundation welcomes new boardmembers
African American news for the week of Nov. 25, 2013.
As part of its ongoing commitment to cultural diversity and responsible banking, and in celebration of Black History Month, Union Bank has partnered with KCETLink seeking nominations for outstanding African American men and women in Los Angeles and surrounding regions for the Local Heroes Awards.
Leawood couple seeks $7 million after SWAT-raid; Dwayne Bowe faces suspension; Actress charged with stalking Alec Baldwin
National news headlines for the week of November 11, 2013.
Melinda Williams stars in Christmas movie; Colgate Total launches 'Watch Your Mouth' campaign; Starz launches Encore Black
African American news headlines for the week of November 11, 2013.