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'Belle' Actress Says 'Beyond The Lights' Shows Power Of Self

Associated Press | MARCELA IZASA | Posted 11.19.2014 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- British actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw has had a busy 2014. Earlier this year, she starred in "Belle," based on a true story about a ...

Beyond the Lights

Dwight Brown | Posted 11.12.2014 | Black Voices
Dwight Brown

Quick Rihanna, check to see if someone stole your diary. This ode to young black chanteuses fighting personal demons feels like the story of her life.

Movie Review: Beyond the Lights -- Return of the Romantic Drama

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.11.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

On the surface, Beyond the Lights is about the unlikely romance between an L.A. cop named Kaz (Nate Parker) and a rising British pop star named Noni (Gugu Mbatha-Raw). They meet when he subs for a pal doing private security work and winds up saving her from a suicide dive off her hotel balcony. 

Stand With Keith Ellison and Barbara Lee to End the Blockade of Gaza

Danny Glover | Posted 10.18.2014 | Politics
Danny Glover

As responsible citizens we must demand that our government exercise all influence to bring the Israeli government to honest, productive negotiations with the Palestinian unity government, to achieve lasting justice upon which an enduring peace, security, and prosperity can be achieved by all.

Gaza Blockade Hangs Fire in Cairo: Where Is the Anti-War Left?

Robert Naiman | Posted 10.15.2014 | Politics
Robert Naiman

The greatest struggle facing the anti-war movement in the United States is the struggle to get people who come to anti-war demonstrations after a war starts to engage politically to prevent the same wars in the future.

Six Films That Could Save The World

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 09.22.2014 | Arts
E. Nina Rothe

I still hope for a day when Israeli filmmakers will be allowed to show their films in festivals throughout the Arab world and Palestinian filmmakers will once again show their oeuvres in Jerusalem, Haifa and other festivals around the country.

EXCLUSIVE: Legendary Photographer Bill Jones' Says BET Awards Denied His Credentials

Tanya Young Williams | Posted 09.06.2014 | Entertainment
Tanya Young Williams

The BET Awards show held on June 29, 2014, was a record-breaking event. The event was cable's number one award show this season, drawing 7.9 million ...

AMBI's Monika Bacardi and Andrea Iervolino: Changing the World, One Film at a Time

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 08.12.2014 | Arts
E. Nina Rothe

I'm always pleasantly surprised when I sit down to interview a powerful, beautiful, intelligent woman who is not afraid to mix her wisdom with her femininity. And even more amazed when she's accompanied by a man, a partner confident enough to be by her side.

On the "A" w/Souleo: Why Danny Glover Continues to Support Venezuela

Peter 'Souleo' Wright | Posted 05.24.2014 | Entertainment
Peter 'Souleo' Wright

During the trans-Atlantic slave trade an estimated 100,000 enslaved Africans were transported to Venezuela. Over 100 years later, racism and marginalization in the education, economic and political front remain challenges for the estimated 20 to 30 percent of Afro-descendants in Venezuela.

Danny Glover Recalls Friendship With Nelson Mandela

AP | ALISON LOWE | Posted 12.07.2013 | Entertainment

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Actor Danny Glover has received a Career Achievement Award in the Bahamas as he reflected on the role he played as Nelson Man...

Danny Glover Reflects On Playing Mandela

AP | Posted 12.07.2013 | Black Voices

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Actor Danny Glover has received a Career Achievement Award in the Bahamas as he reflected on the role he played as Nelson Man...

Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight: Rumble in the High Court

Andrew Fish | Posted 12.18.2013 | Entertainment
Andrew Fish

Though I'm a bit embarrassed to admit I had never heard of Clay V. United States, I suspect I'm one of the millions-strong target audience that Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight is aiming to educate.

Alfre Woodard - An American Classic

Jeff Rivera | Posted 11.19.2013 | Black Voices
Jeff Rivera

She has done over 130 films, garnered an Oscar nomination, countless Emmy nominations and a Golden Globe award. When people hear her name, the first t...

Danny Glover's New Gig

www.tvguide.com | Posted 11.14.2013 | TV

Five-time Emmy nominee Danny Glover will appear on NBC's new crime drama "Ironside," the network announced Friday. Glover, 67, will play Frank, the...

Operation Exodus: The Snowden Accompaniment Flytilla to Political Asylum in Venezuela

Robert Naiman | Posted 09.07.2013 | World
Robert Naiman

A Snowden accompaniment flotilla of prominent and peace-loving Americans could assemble at the Moscow airport, and fly together from Moscow to Caracas. Snowden could fly from Moscow to Caracas under the protection of our company, like the Fellowship of the Ring.

President Correa, Put Your Shield Over Edward Snowden

Robert Naiman | Posted 08.27.2013 | World
Robert Naiman

Whistleblowers should be able to expose government wrongdoing without getting the Bradley Manning treatment.

Americans Turn to South Africa for Aid

Danny Glover | Posted 08.04.2013 | Business
Danny Glover

The workers of South Africa have more freedom than the workers of Mississippi. As long as powerful corporations such as Nissan can use fear and threats to keep workers weak and without a voice, we will not be a land of opportunity for all.

Actor Criticized By Conservative Group For Noting Second Amendment's Slavery Ties

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 01.19.2013 | Black Voices

Actor Danny Glover discussed the roots of the Second Amendment during a recent college appearance, saying the legislation was ratified to protect agai...

Movie Review: LUV

Marshall Fine | Posted 03.20.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Sheldon Candis' LUV is a rough coming-of-age tale that establishes Common as a rapper who could easily put his music career behind him and concentrate on acting.

Dennis Haysbert and Writer-Director Sheldon Candis Talk Tough LUV

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 03.18.2013 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

The heart of America beats hard, fast and true in LUV, the debut feature by Sheldon Candis. Part spiritual autobiography, part crumpled Valentine to Baltimore, all coming-of-age saga, LUV presents a breakout performance by young Michael Rainey, Jr.

Auto Show Protests Fight For Attention

Posted 01.14.2013 | Detroit

Concept cars, glitzy parties and ... political protests? The drama isn't limited to the display stages at this year's North American International...

Save Social Security: Paul Krugman for Treasury Secretary

Robert Naiman | Posted 03.06.2013 | Politics
Robert Naiman

Why not Paul Krugman? He has a Nobel prize in Economics. He's proven his ability to communicate economic knowledge to the multitude. And he's a fierce opponent of cuts to Social Security and Medicare benefits, and the austerity dogma more generally.

Harlem Arts Summit 2012: Protecting Harlem's Treasures

Akoshia Yoba | Posted 11.27.2012 | Black Voices
Akoshia Yoba

For six years running, the Harlem Arts Allian is presenting a seven day series of mostly free events, designed to elevate the platform for Harlem's illustrious arts and cultural scene and to renew enthusiasm and support for its great cultural institutions and artists.

Gov. DeVal Patrick:I Will Not Let Obama Be Bullied Out Of Office!

Lonna Saunders | Posted 09.11.2012 | Black Voices
Lonna Saunders

Patrick shared with the audience that he had been written off when he ran for re-election as governor of Massachusetts in 2010. That he had not accomplished all he had wanted to at that juncture. Just as the president has more he wants to accomplish.

'Touch': Arther Says The Numbers Represent Pain For Jake

Posted 03.30.2012 | TV

It was another installment of intersecting stories and lives coming together so that everything works out all right for everyone. And it all started w...