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Black Art: Why The Artistic Commentary of John Jennings Is So Important

Sheena C. Howard | Posted 12.30.2015 | Black Voices
Sheena C. Howard

There is one artistic voice that stands out above the rest as pivotal to the national conversation around race, identity and social justice. That is the voice of John Jennings, visual artist pioneer and author.

Don't Blame Oscar, He Just Works Here: Hollywood's All-White Problem

Jon Eig | Posted 03.22.2015 | Entertainment
Jon Eig

Be angry about the awards show if you feel they are unfair. But recognize that they merely serve as a thermometer, and are not the cause of the infection.

'As A Black Person, I Want Less Encounters With The Police Not Friendlier Ones'

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 07.29.2014 | Black Voices

The death of Eric Garner at the hands of the New York City Police Department, and additional videos that have surfaced showing police using excessive ...

Robin Morgan, the Pope and Me

Angela Bonavoglia | Posted 07.04.2014 | Women
Angela Bonavoglia

My recent HuffPost piece -- "For Pope Francis: A To-Do List on Women" -- made the web rounds and landed on the desk of Robin Morgan. She asked me to be a guest on her show "Women's Media Center Live with Robin Morgan," which I happily did.

Sex, Power and Desire in an Age of 'Scandal'

Mark Anthony Neal | Posted 05.06.2013 | Black Voices
Mark Anthony Neal

Forty-four years after the premiere of Julia, Kerry Washington, another Bronx-born actress, debuted in the role of "Olivia Pope" on the hour-long drama Scandal, created and executive produced by, Shonda Rhimes, an African American woman.