Google kicked off Black History Month on Saturday with a Google Doodle of Harriet Tubman (1820 – March 10, 1913), American abolitionist, spy, Civil War commander, and most notably — conductor of the Underground Railroad.
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As we all mourn the death of world icon Nelson Mandela, 26-year-old rapper Kendrick Lamar took to Twitter to suggest that his more than two million followers to take the opportunity to learn about Mandela’s life.
George Clooney covers W Magazine’s annual Art Issue (December/January) in a look that has Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama written all over it!
Actor Giancarlo Esposito (‘Breaking Bad’) has been working on a film project about abolitionist John Brown titled, ‘Patriotic Treason,’ where he will play Frederick Douglass alongside Ed Harris who will play Brown.
Enjoy the first official trailer for ‘Belle,’ a period drama film based on the trials and tribulations of Dido Elizabeth Belle, a mixed-race girl born into an aristocratic family in 18th century England.
’42,’ the box office topping Jackie Robinson biopic, is set for release to Blu-ray and DVD on July 16, 2013.
Warner Bros’ feel-good Jackie Robinson biopic, ’42,’ exceeded estimations and grossed over $27 million during its opening weekend.
Actor Chadwick Boseman, who plays Jackie Robinson in ’42,’ gets stylish for TIME’s Style & Design Spring 2013 issue.
Heartwarming gifs of Sidney Poitier and Diahann Carroll in 1961’s ‘Paris Blues’ leads to reflecting on what we are actually learning from Black History Month.
Actress Nicole Beharie talks about her Jackie Robinson biopic, ’42,’ in Vanity Fair’s March 2013. She stars as the wife of the legendary baseball player, who changed when he was signed with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947.
Both awesomeness and tragedy are found in the case of fantasy author Scott Lynch defending his character, Zamira Drakasha, who appears in his 2007 ‘Red Seas Under Red Skies,’ the second novel of the ‘Gentleman Bastard’ series.