Hip-Hop Artist Common Out As Commencement Speaker At Kean UniversityThe school announced the Academy Award winner's selection on Monday, but said Tuesday night he would not be the speaker.
Hundreds March Across Brooklyn Bridge To Honor 'Bloody Sunday' Anniversary In SelmaOrganizers of the "Selma is Everywhere'' march were arm-in-arm at the front of the procession across the famed span.
Black History Month: Activist Speaks On Power Of Youth During Civil Rights MovementLeading up to the march from Selma to Montgomery, there were countless, daily, highly organized small marches by high schools students and even younger kids.
Black History Month: Activist Recalls 'Bloody Sunday' March In 1965Lynda Blackmon Lowery was just 14 years old when she marched for voting rights in her hometown of Selma, Alabama, on March 7, 1965, also known as "Bloody Sunday."
Sharpton Rips Oscars Over Lack Of Minority NomineesMost notably, the civil rights film "Selma," about the struggle for equal voting rights in 1965, received just two nominations -- for Best Picture and Best Original Song.
Queens Students Get Living History Lesson From Tuskegee Airman, Civil Rights FigureA lucky group of students in Queens received an extra-special living history lesson on Thursday.
What You Need To Know In Entertainment – January 2015January always marks a fresh new start to the year and with it, a plethora of new events, festivals, shows, and films worth checking out.
Paramount, Black Business Leaders Team Up To Give Free 'Selma' Tickets To NYC StudentsSeventh-, eighth- and ninth-grade students who present a student ID or report card at participating theaters will receive free tickets.