David Oyelowo

During the event, actors, activists, and musicians will pay homage to Dr. King with recitations of his most revered speeches, as well as musical performances.

The 87th Academy Awards — though many took umbrage to the fact that people of color were few and far between among the nominees — were…

Ava Duvernay, whom many feel was snubbed for a Best Director nomination at this year’s Academy Awards, said that she would like to stop discussing…

Oprah Opens Up About Selma And Why She Had To Get Involved With The Film  Roland Martin, host of “NewsOne Now,” caught up with Oprah…

While most were surprised by David Oyelowo’s (pictured left) Oscar snub for his portrayal of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in the critically acclaimed “Selma,” the actor…

    After it was revealed that the North Miami Beach Police Department had been using mugshots of African American men for target practice, many…

In 1965 the world watched as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. lead marches on a relentless campaign for voting rights in Selma, Ala. In 2015,…

Predictably, after the swift and cutting backlash from the blinding whiteness of this year’s Oscar nominations – from the front lines of Twitter (see: #OscarsSoWhite) to…

A chorus of support rang out on social media Thursday in support of Ava DuVernay, whose moving Martin Luther King Jr. biopic “Selma” received an…

Roland Martin sat down with  David Oyelowo to talk about the Martin Luther King, Jr. biopic, “Selma” and shares his thoughts about the playing the role…

Over the past weekend Oprah Winfrey held a “Legends of Selma” brunch to honor Civil Rights pioneers who helped pave the way for all of…

Alisha Harris of www.theslate.com wrote this amazing story on the real life Butler, Eugene Allen.  His life was the bases of the the book, The Butler: A Witness to History  by Wil Haygood.  Alisha  writes: A few days after Barack Obama was elected president in 2008, the Washington Post published an article about a black butler who […]