There are several holiday events taking place in Rocky Mount. Mark your calendars!! WINTER WONDERLAND Sunday, December 8, 1:00pm – 5:00pm The free event will feature music, a sledding hill, arts & crafts activities, carriage rides, and a visit from Santa. LANGSTON HUGHES’S BLACK NATIVITY: A GOSPEL SONG PLAY Schedule: December 6th, 7th, 13th, 14th […]

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Rep. Robert Pittenger, a North Carolina congressman, expressed regret for inflammatory statements he made on live television in which he said Charlotte protesters "hate white people because white people are successful and they're not."

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Dolezal made the announcement on her Facebook page, telling her followers she named the bundle of joy after two prominent Black History figures -- Langston Hughes and Crispus Attucks.

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Charles Henry “Spinky” Alston was a black artist of the Harlem Renaissance. It was “Spinky” Alston who designed the album covers for jazz musician Duke…

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Being a self-proclaimed in-the-shower, driving-in-the-car, riding-in-the-elevator singing sensation; Black Nativity is the perfect film for a person who always seems to have a song in…

I had an opportunity to attend a special screening of the movie “Black Nativity,” based on the Langston Hughes play. Black Nativity opens nationwide November 27, with a star-studded cast featuring Forest Whitaker, Angela Bassett, Tyrese Gibson, Jennifer Hudson, Mary J. Blige, Jacob Latimore, Vondie Curtis-Hall, and Nas. Writer/Director Kasi Lemmons ( Eve’s Bayou, The […]

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“Black Like Me” is a non-fiction book by white journalist John Howard Griffin first published in 1961. The title of the book is taken from…