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See Nina Simone Talk Martin Luther King, Black Pride in Rare Interview

Nina Simone discussed black rights and the work of Martin Luther King, Jr. in July 1968, a few months after his assassination, in an interview for …

Random, Helpful Brit Drives Public Enemy To Show In His Ford Focus

When the taxi that was supposed to drive Public Enemy to their show Saturday in Sheffield, England, left without them, 50-year-old photographer Kevin Wells offered the rap group a ride in his Ford Focus.<p>Wells was at a record shop getting a CD signed by the group when a member of the entourage …

6 Simple Steps to Prep Your Home for Holiday Guests

Hosting has its shares of anxieties, especially if you’re striving to make your home welcoming.<p>How do you know everyone wil feel comfortable?<p>And will …

World Heritage Site Pictures: Easter Island

Travel<p>Carved centuries ago from volcanic tuff, the huge stone statues of Easter Island are believed to embody the deified spirits of ancestors. But how were they erected? The question draws scientists and tourists alike to this remote World Heritage site.

Easter Island

Tarantino's 'The Hateful Eight' is 3 Hours; Includes Intermission

<i>Editor's Note: Quentin Tarantino is giving "The Hateful Eight" the old-school theater treatment, Daryl Hannah's ongoing black mamba relationships,</i> …

Netflix's 'Beasts of No Nation' director says he's tired of people calling it an 'issue film'

But the film's director, Cary Joji Fukunaga, will be the first to tell you that that's not the reason he made it.<p>"I don't want it to be seen as the issue being the forefront," Fukunaga recently told Business Insider. "It's not waving a flag, it's about this kid and this kid's experience."<p>The …

Holiday stay in 'A Christmas Story' house available to highest bidder

CLEVELAND (Reuters) - Fans of “A Christmas Story” will start the bidding on Tuesday for the chance to celebrate the season by staying in the Cleveland house made famous by the popular 1983 holiday film.<p>The winning bidder can spend two nights and two days with up to three guests at the 120-year-old …

Not another all-white Oscars: Can “Creed” star Michael B. Jordan win over the academy’s aging white male voters?

Last year’s depressing shutout of actors of color might repeat—but “Creed”‘s underdog could beat it<p>Nico Lang<p>December 1, 2015 11:29pm (UTC)<p>Last year, the #OscarsSoWhite hashtag campaign spotlighted a historic lack of diversity in the Academy Awards nominations pool. Twitter users pointed out the …

“Chi-Raq”: Spike Lee’s blistering, outrageous satirical assault on a society consumed by violence

<b>(Amazon Studios)</b><p>“No peace, no p**sy!” In a delirious, heartbreaking Aristophanes update, Spike Lee blames us all for gun violence<p>Andrew O'Hehir<p>December 1, 2015 11:30pm (UTC)<p>One standard complaint often heard from white conservatives is that African-Americans are eager to complain about police …

First Quick Teaser For The KICKBOXER Reboot, Starring Dave Bautista and JCVD

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An Interview with Empire Stylist Paolo Nieddu On Evolving the Lyon Family Wardrobe

<i>Empire</i>’s debut season frequently featured its star player Cookie Lyon in furs, mammal prints and flashy post-prison vintage. Coupled with the other …

Nigeria vs. New York: Supermodel Oluchi Weighs In on the Latest Global Style Debate

Ah, yes, the style of New York women versus our Parisian sistren: the great, inconclusive fashion debate. We’ve mulled over this topic for years and have yet to come up with an unequivocal answer on which city does it better. But what of the fashion debate between New Yorkers and our Nigerian …

Nigeria’s Got the Freshest Street Style Around: Let’s Hear It for the Boys

Street Style

A Fond Farewell to Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant entered the NBA straight from high school in 1996, the year I was trying to declare a major in college. Back then, I was told the future was ahead of me. I could do anything I wanted. Picking a major was just like folding a page in a book. You were not settling on the rest of your …

Los Angeles

14 Grown-Up Swaps to Make in Your Winter Wardrobe

It’s that awkward transitional time of year again — depending on where you are in the country, there could be a mixture of snow and leaves on the ground — and it’s only the beginning of what can be the least fashionable season. I used to stick to a strict “Function Before Fashion” motto all winter …

Clothing

Planned Parenthood shooting: Domestic terrorism? It's knotty

WASHINGTON (AP) — The man accused of killing three people at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic brought several guns, ammunition and propane tanks …

Zuckerberg and wife to donate vast majority of their wealth

Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan will give away 99 percent of their Facebook shares, currently valued at about $45 billion, to "advance human potential and promote equality," the Facebook CEO announced Tuesday in a letter addressed to their newborn daughter, Max.<p>In the lengthy letter, …

Supreme Court Hands Obama Small But Important Win In Immigration Fight

It just became much more likely that the president will get his immigration plan reviewed by the justices.<p>WASHINGTON -- It looks like President Barack Obama may get a chance to defend his immigration policies in court before he leaves office.<p>The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday granted a request from …

A White Terrorist Gunned Down A Cop And The #BlueLivesMatter Crowd Revealed Its True Colors

They aren't as "blue" as they claim to be.<p>On the afternoon of Nov. 28, officer Garrett Swasey responded to reports of an active shooter at the Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood clinic. Alleged gunman Robert Lewis Dear had reportedly taken hostages, and Swasey was called to help figure out how to …

Black Lives Matter

Ted Cruz accuses Democrats of raising threat of 'condom police' to scare voters

Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz has accused Democrats of inventing a so-called “condom police” as a means of scaring women into voting for them, spinning a question about access to birth control into a harangue about Hillary Clinton and “the war on women”.<p>“Jiminy crickets, this is a …

Choosing a Jury in the Freddie Gray Case

The search for an impartial panel has highlighted the extent of the city’s entanglement with its troubled criminal-justice system.<p>Jury selection for the trial of the first of six Baltimore police officers charged in Freddie Gray’s death is underway, and the jurors’ responses to the judge’s …

Hillary Clinton Put Rosa Parks On Her Campaign Logo And People Aren't Feeling It

Hillary Clinton

Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel just fired police superintendent Garry McCarthy

Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel has asked for the resignation of the city’s police superintendent, Garry McCarthy. The decision, announced at a press conference today (Dec. 1), comes after a prosecutors last week charged a Chicago police officer with first degree murder and released a video of him …