| Feb 5, 2013
| 2:54 AM
Rush Limbaugh thinks John Lewis should have been armed.
"If a lot of African-Americans back in the '60s had guns and the legal right to use them for self-defense, you think they would have needed Selma?" he said recently on his radio show, referencing...
| Jul 15, 2012
| 9:45 PM
| Oct 1, 2012
| 4:32 PM
By Jacqueline Cutler HBO’s Ethel Kennedy documentary Ethel, debuting Oct. 18, is an intimate, loving portrait of the fun-loving, fearless woman, Ethel Kennedy, who was the wife of Bobby Kennedy and mother to their 11 children. It was through the...
| May 24, 2012
| 4:33 PM
A recent Sunlight Foundation study is getting a lot of attention, and not just from the media. Senate GOP candidate George LeMieux fired an e-mail missile at opponent Connie Mack, noting that Mack was judged by the analysis as having the speech of a...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 4:33 PM
This year, voters have seen their “fair” share of voter restriction laws from Republican state legislatures. Over a dozen states enacted laws that are meant to fight against voter fraud, in a couple of different ways. For example, eight states...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 12:27 PM
The Smithsonian Institution officially began construction Wednesday on a new museum dedicated to African-American culture and heritage -- a complex committed to the celebration and study of one of the central components of the American story....
| Dec 27, 2011
| 7:30 PM
The Virginia football team has settled in down in Atlanta, but this is anything but your typical game week schedule. Surrounding the Chick-fil-A Bowl are a number of activities and events for the teams, some more meaningful than others.
| Jan 19, 2012
| 2:22 PM
When Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.was still fighting to make his "dream" a reality, Phillip Hunter, of Bel Air, was one of those who marched with him.
Hunter was the guest speaker Monday, when Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., Xi Delta Omega chapter, in...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 9:55 PM
| Jul 15, 2012
| 5:00 AM
An open letter to African America:
In the late '90s, the Internet belched forth a rumor that the Voting Rights Act was soon to expire and that black folks would lose the vote as a result. Though stupid and untrue, the rumor spread like a dust cloud...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 8:35 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Weeks after suffering his second season-ending injury in a year, Florida State running back Chris Thompson received a shot of good news from the ACC on Thursday. Due in large part to his patient and perservering attitude, the conference...