This should have been the year that black directors dominated the Oscars.
"Opposing Jim Crow: African Americans and the Soviet Indictment of U.S. Racism, 1928-1937" critically investigates what she calls "Soviet antiracism."
In Gerald Horne's new book, "Black Revolutionary: William Patterson and the Globalization of the African American Freedom Struggle," we are privy to William L. Patterson's transformation from well-to-do lawyer to a revolutionary.
Based on a narrative written by Northrup in 1853, the film takes you inside slavery, from the slaves' point of view.
Forest Whitaker Is incapable of anything that isn't stellar. The rest of the cast, basically everybody in Hollywood, Is completely stunning.
Ryan Coogler gives us Fruitvale Station as a symbolic recapitulation of the Stations of the Cross, recounting the last 30-plus hours of Oscar Grant III's life.
The 63-year-old singer said at a concert in Quebec City, Canada, on July 14, that until the law is abolished in Florida, he will "never" perform there again.
The racist slur that adorns the Washington, D.C. football team continues to be an embarrassment for all sports fans, and resistance to the name is growing.
In 1961, Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird" won a Pulitzer Prize for fiction. In 2013, Gilbert King's "Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America " won the same award for nonfiction.
Films at the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival last month that highlighted prominent African Americans and their eventful lives were infused with this dilemma of choosing the right course of struggle against racism and injustice.