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BOOK REVIEW: 'Something Must Be Done about Prince Edward County' by Kristen Green

"Something Must Be Done about Prince Edward County" is no novel. Nope, this is a feat of journalistic reporting with a personal twist, and it's pretty sharp.

Bobbi Kristina Brown's Funeral Planned

She was the apple of her mother's eye. Unfortunately, Bobbi Kristina Brown didn't live long enough to carry on Whitney Houston's legacy.

Dick Gregory, Paul Mooney to Team Up Again at Howard Theatre

When Dick Gregory opens his mouth, something profound usually comes out — and sometimes something profane as well.

FAME Gives Young Musicians a Platform

At the 11th annual Foundation for the Advancement of Music and Education Anniversary and Awards Celebration on July 23 at the Newton White Mansion in Mitchellville, Maryland, students testified how a local music organization in Prince George's County has helped ...

Joe Jackson, Famed Family Patriarch, Hospitalized in Brazil

Joe Jackson, the father of late superstar Michael Jackson, was hospitalized Sunday in Brazil after suffering a stroke while visiting the South American country for his birthday.

Bobbi Kristina Brown, 22, Daughter of Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown, Dies: Family

Bobbi Kristina Brown, the 22-year-old daughter of famed singers Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown who has been unresponsive since being found in a bathtub at her Georgia home in January, died Sunday, her family said.

Paul Mooney: Bill Cosby Got His 'Wake-Up Call'

Paul Mooney has never been one to mince words, particularly when it comes to race and the topic of racism in America.

Hulk Hogan Apologizes for Racist Rant on Sex Tape; Fired by WWE

World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. has parted ways with Hulk Hogan amid reports of the iconic wrestler using racial slurs, including the N-word, in a expletive-filled tirade caught on a sex tape.

BOOK REVIEW: 'Only the Strong' by Jabari Asim

You have more power deep inside you than you realize — but, as in the new novel, "Only the Strong" by Jabari Asim, you still have weaknesses.

Smithsonian's 'Mingering Mike' No Tall Tale

The tale of Mingering Mike is one many have filed under, "you can't make this stuff up."

New Chapter in Cosby Dilemma

The stories that the general public has been fed easily lead one to believe that Bill Cosby admitted to rape, which he did not.

Eatonville Group: Saving a Black Legacy

In a small town just 6 miles north of Disneyworld in Orlando, Florida, a group of four black men has united in a fierce struggle to hold on to their history and legacy as the first incorporated African-American settlement community ...

Film Festival Showcases Civil Rights Struggles

Harnessing the power of film, music and the arts, the March on Washington Film Festival, going on now at various venues throughout the District, tells stories of the past and reminds viewers that the fight for civil rights continues.

Men Go Wild in 'Chocolate City'

Just when you thought films like "Magic Mike XXL" had captured the interest and imagination of moviegoers, along comes a more "ethnic" version that has raised the temperature of a host of anxious viewers.

March on Washington Film Festival Returns

The 1960s, a pivotal decade for the progress of African-Americans will be remembered, discussed and celebrated through independent lens focusing on the storied events and often overlooked individuals of the civil rights movement.