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Contrasting ‘Black Lives Matter’ with Past Protest Movements

BY WALTER HUDSON DECEMBER 28, 2015 “Black Lives Matter” protesters and their sympathizers suffer from delusions of grandeur, often comparing their “struggle” on the streets of modern cities to the protest movements of the past. One BLM supporter, Dan Thomas-Cummins, recently responded to my call for the prosecution of the movement’s organizers. He compared said […]

Movie Review: “Hot Movies For 2016”

By Lyle Foster, Unite Contributing Writer The holiday season is always rich in movie opportunities and this year is no exception. One of the great things about this time of year is that there are a variety of choices so regardless of your movie style there should be something for you. Let me first get […]

Are Black Women Avoiding Exercise To Maintain Hairstyles?

(Reuters Health) – A number of obstacles may stand between a person and exercise, and hairstyles may be one of them for African-American women, according to a new study. Researchers found about two of every five African-American women said they avoid exercise because of concerns about their hair, and researchers say that is concerning given […]

Enriching Multi- Cultural Programs At The Library

The Library has welcomed a variety of enriching multicultural programs in recent years, including the 2014 Changing America series with scholars and the Brown sisters of Brown v. Board of Education, and the recent Latino Americans series. In February we again invite the public to learn more about the culture and contributions of African-Americans throughout […]