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Common and John Legend captured Oscar gold on Sunday with their win for Best Original Song for “Glory,” the title track to  the movie “Selma”.…

The 87th Academy Awards — though many took umbrage to the fact that people of color were few and far between among the nominees — were…

The United States has the biggest population of prisoners in the world, both in terms of the number incarcerated and as a percentage of the total…

Performing against a backdrop of the streets of Selma as well as the Edmund Pettus Bridge, Grammy winners Common and John Legend were joined on the 87th Academy Awards stage by a group of marchers chanting “glory.” It was arguably the most moving moment of the telecast Sunday night in Los Angeles. The duo picked up […]

“Selma,” the critically acclaimed movie starring David Oyelowo, Carmen Ejogo, Oprah Winfrey and  directed by Ava DuVernay was not recognized as Best Picture, it did…

Ava Duvernay, whom many feel was snubbed for a Best Director nomination at this year’s Academy Awards, said that she would like to stop discussing…

The highly anticipated, star studded Grammy Awards are just around the corner and some of our favorite artists are up for this year’s top honors. Here is…

“NewsOne Now” host Roland Martin sat down with actor/rapper Common who portrays Civil Rights activist James Bevel in the Martin Luther King, Jr. biopic “Selma.”…

SELMA is the story of a movement. The film chronicles the tumultuous three-month period in 1965, when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. led a dangerous…

As much work as the people behind the Washington Post’s interactive project on “The N-Word” likely put in, its biggest and only beneficiaries are those who…

John Legend shocks Calvary Baptist Church with a surprise performance of “How I Got Over” in West Philadelphia. source: BCNN1.com