Meet Tish James, the Black Woman Standing up to Trump and All His Racist Policies — The Root

New York Attorney General Letitia “Tish” James is not here for any of Donald Trump’s fuckshit. Not only is she New York’s top law enforcement officer but she has no problem using every ounce of her authority to go after Trump and his possibly nefarious dealings. As it stands, Tish James has probed the Trump … Continue reading Meet Tish James, the Black Woman Standing up to Trump and All His Racist Policies — The Root

WATCH: Upcoming Harriet Tubman Biopic Highlights Christian Faith of Abolitionist — BCNN1 WP

A biopic on the historical mission of Harriet Tubman will hit theaters this fall, giving viewers a glimpse into the faith-led mission of the iconic abolitionist. “Harriet” will take viewers on a ride through history showcasing how Tubman legendarily led slaves to freedom in America via the Underground Railroad in the mid-1800s. https://bcnn1wp.wordpress.com/2019/07/24/watch-upcoming-harriet-tubman-biopic-highlights-christian-faith-of-abolitionist/

Congressman, Celebs Rally To Secure A$AP Rocky’s Release From Jail — Black America Web

NEW YORK (AP) — Following an outcry from celebrities and a Change.org petition with half a million signatures, U.S. Rep. Adriano Espaillat is pushing for the release of A$AP Rocky, who has been behind bars in Sweden while police investigate a fight involving the rapper. Last week a Swedish court ordered Rocky to spend two weeks in pre-trial … Continue reading Congressman, Celebs Rally To Secure A$AP Rocky’s Release From Jail — Black America Web

Diana Ross Says She Was ‘Treated Like S***’ at New Orleans Airport by TSA — Atlanta Black Star

The Transportation Security Administration is investigating after singer Diana Ross alleged she was “violated” by agents at a New Orleans airport this weekend. Ross was in town to perform at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival Saturday, May 4, and tweeted that she was “treated like royalty” in the Big Easy but “at the…Diana Ross … Continue reading Diana Ross Says She Was ‘Treated Like S***’ at New Orleans Airport by TSA — Atlanta Black Star

Report: Bushwick Bill Reveals He’s Battling Stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer — Black America Web

Lord, we don’t need any more bad news. Late Tuesday night, Bushwick Bill of the Geto Boys revealed to TMZ that he had been diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. Bill was diagnosed back on February 8 and the 52-year-old “Mind Playing Tricks On Me” rapper was battling with the disease privately before wanting to … Continue reading Report: Bushwick Bill Reveals He’s Battling Stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer — Black America Web

James Baldwin – I Am Not Your Negro

The Most Revolutionary Act

I Am Not Your Negro

Directed by Raoul Peck (2016)

Film Review

This documentary is based on the unfinished manuscript of African American author James Baldwin’s book Remember This House. Narrated by actor Samuel L. Jackson (in the voice of Baldwin), the film explores the history of racism in the United States through Baldwin’s reminiscences of slain civil rights leaders Medgar Evers, Malcolm X, and Martin Luther King, Jr, as well as his personal observations of American history.

The film combines film footage of the Southern civil rights movement, the 1965 March on Washington, speeches by Malcolm X, Martin Luther King and Baldwin himself, along with clips from various Hollywood films depicting a stereotyped view of Black/White relations.

In his unfinished book, Baldwin describes leaving the US in 1948 to live in Paris, seeking to escape a constant fear of racial violence that hampered his writing. He returned to…

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Lil Nas X’s Trap/Country hit ’Old Town Road’ officially the No. 1 song in America — theGrio

Billboard may not think that Lil Nas X’s song Old Town Road, is country enough for its Country charts but clearly the rest of America thought it was good enough to become the nation’s No. 1 song. According to Billboard, in just a week, the increasingly viral hit has skyrocketed from No. 15 to No.…Lil Nas … Continue reading Lil Nas X’s Trap/Country hit ’Old Town Road’ officially the No. 1 song in America — theGrio