Selma

Fifty years ago, police in Selma, Ala., brutally beat peaceful protestors attempting to march over the now infamous Edmund Pettus Bridge — a roadway named…

Fifty years ago, several hundred peaceful protesters marched across the Edmund Pettus Bridge from Selma, Ala., to Montgomery to underscore the need for Black voting…

John Rankin squinted and looked toward the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama. The memories from an awful day 50 years ago gathered in his…

Days before the nation acknowledges the 50 years that have passed since peaceful civil rights demonstrators were brutality beaten on the Edmund Pettus Bridge, a new…

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”.…

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 director of Selma, Ava DuVernay may have been overlooked for a Best Director nomination at the Academy Awards, but the legendary Oprah Winfrey has new plans to shine the light on the talented filmmaker. Winfrey is working with DuVernay to create an original series for the OWN network. The series is based on author […]

Oprah Opens Up About Selma And Why She Had To Get Involved With The Film  Roland Martin, host of “NewsOne Now,” caught up with Oprah…

“Selma” director Ava DuVernay addressed attendees of the 46th Annual NAACP Image Awards with a heartfelt and passionate message about #BlackLivesMatter. During her speech she reminded…

  On the GRAMMY red carpet Sunday, Ledisi addressed the controversy over Beyonce performing her song from Selma, the spiritual “Precious Lord, Take My Hand.” ET’s Kevin Frazier asked Ledisi if she knew why Beyonce was picked to sing the song? She admitted that she “had no clue” why Beyonce was asked to sing the […]

One of the Civil Rights Movement‘s most notable figures has come forward blasting recent claims that then-President Lyndon B. Johnson spearheaded the idea behind the…