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Gone With the Wind Prequel Aims to Give Life to Mammy
"Ruth's Journey," an upcoming prequel to "Gone With the Wind," will center on the life and times of...


The Case of Hattie McDaniel's Missing Oscar
The Case of Hattie McDaniel's Missing Oscar...


The Help Hurts Black Women's Image Say Black Women Historians
The Association of Black Women Historians say the depictions of Black women in "The Help" are inacc...


This Day in Black History: Oct. 26, 1952
Actress and the first Black Oscar winner Hattie McDaniel dies....


This Day in Black History: Feb. 29, 1940
Hattie McDaniel becomes first African-American to ever win an Academy Award, winning for her role a...


Race Card Project Creates New Type of Conversation
NPR host Michele Norris, printed 200 postcards asking people to express their thoughts on race in s...


Commentary: The Groundbreaking Genius of Fashion Queens
Derek J, Miss Lawrence and Bevy Smith are not trying to be (or look) like everyone else....


Commentary: LisaRaye on What Makes a Golddigger
Behold, the actress's odd defense of marrying a man for money....


Commentary: Hollywood’s Complex Relationship With Black Actors
Why do the Oscars spotlight the same images of African-Americans?...


Viola Davis Was Initially Unsure of Role in "The Help"
The actress acknowledges her fear of playing a maid in buzzed-about film....


Disney Still in the Hot Seat Over Black Princess
Disney's Black princess is still causing an uproar. Wait until you read why!...


Echoes of TV's First Lady
TV offered few antecedents for Michelle Obama....


Republicans Gobble Up Boxes of Aunt Jemima Obama
Obama waffles left a racist taste in the mouths of his supporters. But guess who couldn't get enoug...


A Black Woman Body Revolution is Underway
Need more proof we're living healthy and right? Keep reading......