After a reportedly contentious hearing Thursday morning, black Alabama Judge Greg Griffin denied a motion filed Monday by defense attorneys for white Montgomery police officer Aaron Smith requesting that Griffin recuse himself from Smith’s murder trial, AL.com reports.
At his new Atlanta studio, THR’s TV Producer of the Year opened up about his failure as a onetime used car salesman (“I couldn’t dupe people”), the advice he got from Oprah and inclusion in entertainment: “I don’t think Hollywood is black or white, I think it’s green.”
Lucy Capers, a great-grandmother of 13, stood proudly at a college graduation ceremony on Sunday, but she wasn’t there to applaud someone in her family. The grinning 79-year-old was the graduate.
Lawyers for a white Alabama police officer charged with murder in the shooting of a black man are wrongly injecting race into the case, a black judge said Thursday when he refused a defense request to step aside over a social media post.
An aviation school in Florida is honoring Trayvon Martin with a posthumous degree at its commencement this month.
Grammy award winning gospel artist, Kirk Franklin will be honored at the National Museum of African-American Music‘s fourth annual Legends Luncheon this summer.
Marriage is in decline in America.
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A third Fox News Channel employee has joined two colleagues in their lawsuit that says they were subjected to racial discrimination by a since-fired executive.
Nobel literature laureate Toni Morrison is collecting another prestigious prize.