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Black Christmas

The New Pharaohs?

William H. Lamar IV | Posted 07.09.2013 | Religion
William H. Lamar IV

Here we are, Black American church folk and Shabbat observing Jews. We are the children of those who suffered in the sweltering house of bondage. And many of us have become Pharaohs.

YouTube Horror Directors Share Top Creepy Holiday Movies (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 02.11.2013 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

YouTube's favorite horror directors Michael Gallagher (Totally Sketch, "Smiley") and Tony V (BlackBoxTV) dish on the scariest horror movies of all ...

Poly Styrene Returns With New Album, Generation Indigo

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

"Some people think little girls should be seen and not heard. But I think....OH BONDAGE UP YOURS!" ~ X-Ray Spex, 1977 Photo Credit: Fabrizio Rainone...

The Black Magi And Other Black Figures In European Christmas Art

theroot.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

Over the centuries, European artists depicted a variety of religious figures as black, most notably one of the Three Kings, or Magi, bearing gifts for...

The Agenda: DC Comics, Holiday Horror, And Wendell Potter

Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Indulge in childhood pleasures this evening with a panel on DC Comics (Superman, Wonder Woman, and The Flash) or a holiday horror double bill at the N...

The Best Under-Exposed Horror Movies by Farr

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

As October moves inexorably to its close, my thoughts turn to Halloween and all things scary, not counting Sarah Palin and Wall Street.