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Beyond ‘Black Power,’ recounting the under-told story of Stokely Carmichael

(Photo courtesy of ABC/Bob D’Amico) Following the success of an impressive network debut, ABC’s standout series Black-ish steps into its second season having secured a spot amongst the most celebrated shows on television. Anchored by the dynamic, Emmy-nominated duo of Anthony Anderson (Dre) and Tracee Ellis-Ross (Rainbow), the cleverly insightful sitcom brilliantly brings to life the different experiences of a hard-working family battling with the challenges of first-generation affluence —
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Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin Meets the Press

Mayor Franklin discusses the public safety and economic challenges for Atlanta in 2009, and her plans to leave Atlanta economically sound at the end of her term. She points to the way the people of Atlanta tackled their water infrastructure problems as an example of the city’s can-do attitude.
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Finally – US Senate Confirms First African-American Women on Georgia’s Federal Courts

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) – Spokane NAACP leader Rachel Dolezal says she will speak about the furor over racial identity sparked after her parents said she has falsely portrayed herself as black for years, but she is actually white.
KHQ-TV in Spokane reported that Dolezal sent a message to NAACP members saying she would address the situation at a Monday night meeting of the group.
“As you probably know by now, there are questions and assumptions swirling in national and global news about myRead more…

Interview with Mayor Ron Dellums PT 1

The typical birthday involves maybe a nice meal and some presents that come from the heart but aren’t actually all that useful or cool. Kanye West’s birthday is not the average birthday.
And so, Mrs. West, otherwise known as Kim Kardashian, decided to do something a bit more impressive to celebrate Kanye’s special day on Monday. Like rent out Staples Center so the 38-year-old rapper and allRead more…