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Latino and Palestinian film festivals offer great viewing

CHIGAO - The Latino Film Festival and the Palestine Film Fesitval both run from April 16-29, so you might consider being at two theaters on the same night.

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April Fools? Fox News, Sarah Palin pull a quick one on viewers

This year, a massive April Fools joke is being played on unsuspecting Fox News viewers.

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Toolmaker-singer speaks out on ‘one person, one vote’

Clint Jones, 82, has won fame with his "Clint's Dandy Digger," but his biggest passion is his belief that the Electoral College is unjust and should be abolished.

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Black farmers settlement is "win for all family farmers"

Willie Adams, a Black farmer in Greene County, Ga., hailed President Obama's $1.25 billion proposed settlement of a lawsuit by Black farmers demanding compensation for 80 years of racist discrimination in federal farm loan programs.

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Dems face challenge in holding N. Dakota seat

Why would a state like this, which hasn't had a Republican senator in 24 years, even conside replacing a liberal populist with a right-wing Republican?

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Songs of civil rights movement ring out at White House

Songs linked to the great social change movements of our times echoed through the White House Feb. 9, with Smokey Robinson, Bob Dylan and other music legends at the microphone.

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Lorraine Hansberry home gets landmark status

Chicago's City Council has given landmark status to the home of the author/activist who wrote "A Raisin in the Sun."

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Star-studded telethon aims to raise millions for Haiti

"Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief" will appear on more than 25 networks tonight at 8 p.m. ET.

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Radical folk music pioneer dies at 88

Bess Lomax Hawes, a member of the famous Lomax family of folklorists and of the legendary Almanac Singers, died Nov. 27 at the age of 88.

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Poultry companies on trial in film and courtroom

Don McCorkell, a former Oklahoma state representative, has made a compelling film that will make you think twice before you buy your next chicken wing.

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