Daily Archives: January 30, 2014

Derrick Coleman Makes Fans Dreams Come True for Super Bowl Sunday!

AP Photo/Elaine Thompson It all started with this Duracell commercial: Derrick Coleman Makes Fans Dreams Come True Riley Kovalcik (r.), 9, who is hearing imparied, wrote a touching letter to Seattle Seahawks Derrick Coleman, who is legally deaf. She’s pictured … Continue reading

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The Destruction of the Black Family- Part 2

Hat tip R-Evolution . . . But I now entered on my fifteenth year — a sad epoch in the life of a slave girl. My master began to whisper foul words in my ear. Young as I was, I … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | Black Oscar Nominees

We continue our look at Black Oscar Nominees. Today, we’ll look at Best Actress in a Supporting Role. Best Actress in a Supporting Role Year Name Film Role Status 1939 Hattie McDaniel Gone with the Wind Mammy Won 1949 Ethel … Continue reading

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