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Day: <span>July 15, 2016</span>

Motown the Musical is Back … and the stars are

  Of genius and grace: Motown founder Berry Gordy announced the return of the based-on-true-story MOTOWN THE MUSICAL to Broadway at the Nederlander Theatre, at a press preview last Friday. Gordy, considered the world’s penultimate star-and-music maker, introduced the production’s entire cast, including stars Chester Gregory (Gordy) and Allison Semmes (Diana Ross).  The 87-year-old entrepreneur and philanthropist also thanked the media and Motown fans for […]readmore


By Victoria Horsford THE WEEK IN REVIEW Last week was one of the ugliest, darkest moments in America this year.  America is in the doldrums!   Two innocent African-American men, Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and  Philando Castile in Minnesota, were shot and  killed by  local white or non-Black policemen in as many days.  While […]readmore

A Discussion of Police & Race

Excerpts from Democracy Now! July 8, 2016   We begin today’s show with two guests. Graham Weatherspoon is with us. He’s a retired detective with the New York City Police Department. He’s also a board member of the Amadou Diallo Foundation. And Marc Lamont Hill rejoins us–journalist, distinguished Professor of African-American Studies at Morehouse College […]readmore