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Dallas Schools Excluding Girls From Movie Screening 'Not Out Of The Ordinary'

AP | By NOMAAN MERCHANT | Posted 02.10.2012 | Education

DALLAS -- When 5,700 fifth-grade boys in Dallas' public schools recently went to see a movie about black fighter pilots in World War II, the girls sta...

Courage Has No Color

Wendell Pierce | Posted 04.11.2012 | Black Voices
Wendell Pierce

I don't need Hollywood to remind me of African-Americans' achievements in WWII. I have my father. For his valor and bravery my father earned the World War II Victory Medal, among other commendations. But when he returned home he never received his medal or an official "thank you."

Red Tails

Rodney Barnes | Posted 04.04.2012 | Black Voices
Rodney Barnes

The hype around seeing the new Tuskegee Airmen film Red Tails, is kind of like voting for Obama. If you don't do it your black card might be revoked, the Dr. King photo on your wall will close its eyes and you will drown in a chorus of, "See this movie or die."

The Cult of Blackness: Racial Responsibility and Red Tails

Javon Johnson | Posted 04.02.2012 | Black Voices
Javon Johnson

I have no problem with folks asking me to support an all black film, especially given the politics behind this particular request. I do, however, take great issue with those who question my Blackness and my race loyalty when I tell them I refuse to see the movie just because I am Black.

How Red Tails Can Inform Us If We Are Truly Post Racial

Byron Williams | Posted 03.25.2012 | Entertainment
Byron Williams

More than a critique that counters the stereotype held for so-called liberal Hollywood elites, Lucas' 20-year odyssey to get Red Tails on the screen says more about what film studios think of their buying public.

5 Ways Red Tails Can Inspire Deeper Conversations With African-American Youth

Christopher Emdin | Posted 03.25.2012 | Education
Christopher Emdin

Red Tails, with its success at the box office, majority African-American cast and white main funder, invites a powerful conversation that all Americans should be engaged in.

Top 21 Excuses Hollywood Will Give for the Success of Red Tails

Orlando Jones | Posted 03.24.2012 | Comedy
Orlando Jones

The title Red Tails misled viewers to believe it was a movie about strippers. Tyler Perry's Madea was one of the pilots. Wait, she wasn't?

Nicki Gostin

Cuba Gooding Jr. Talks Training For 'Red Tails'

HuffingtonPost.com | Nicki Gostin | Posted 01.23.2012 | Entertainment

Cuba Gooding Jr. is back on the big screen this month in "Red Tails" and his role might seem familiar. The film, which follows the story of a celebrat...

Weekend Box Office: Underworld 4 Tops, Red Tails Scores Well

Scott Mendelson | Posted 03.24.2012 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Like clockwork, the fourth entry in the ongoing Underworld franchise debuted in the third weekend of January to take the top spot at the box office with a $20 million debut.

Anna Almendrala

PHOTOS: Meet The Real 'Red Tails'

HuffingtonPost.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 01.30.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- This week's most noteworthy film screening didn't take place in Hollywood or Beverly Hills. Instead of starlets gliding past photograph...

A True Red Tails Tale: The Story of a Living Tuskegee Airman

Erin Harper | Posted 03.21.2012 | Black Voices
Erin Harper

My Great Uncle Joe was one of the first Tuskegee Airmen. This major piece of family and American history was something I often took for granted. I decided that it was my responsibility to learn much more before seeing Red Tails.

The Hollywood Tale of Red Tails

Hermene Hartman | Posted 03.20.2012 | Black Voices
Hermene Hartman

Movie producer, George Lucas, has taken a giant step, in bringing the story of the Tuskegee Airman to the big screen. In World War II, there were Bla...

What Movie Inspired Alabama?

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 01.10.2012 | Sports

In the aftermath of Alabama's dominating 21-0 triumph over LSU in the BCS National Championship Game, reporters were hoping to hear Nick Saban expound...

PHOTOS: Ebony Reveals 'Black Love' Issue And Tumblr

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 01.06.2012 | Black Voices

Lookin good fellas! The star-studded and super-hot cast of George Lucas' upcoming movie "Red Tails" look dashing on the double cover of Ebony's Feb...