vivica_06-grey-corner_056.jpgReal Simple Talk with Vivica A. Fox
This month’s cover girl, Vivica A. Fox, is a woman who has lived in the public eye for 20 years, and the last several have had their trying moments-publicly. Audiences have always related to the 43-year-old actress/producer (Soul Food, Kill Bill) and been curious about her life. So since we keep hearing all these pesky rumors, we thought who better than you, our readers and her enduring fans, to ask the questions that you’ve always wanted to know-and to have Fox answer them herself. (Continue Reading…)

Cynthia McKinney Statement on the Sean Bell Verdict
“[T]he legislation and histories of the time, and the language used in the Declaration of Independence, show, that neither the class of persons who had been imported as slaves, nor their descendants, whether they had become free or not, were then acknowledged as a part of the people, nor intended to be included in the general words used in that memorable instrument. . . . [A]ltogether unfit to associate with the white race, either in social or political relations; and so far inferior, that they had no rights which the white man was bound to respect.” (Continue Reading…)

Rev. Jeremiah Wright Addresses Detroit NAACP Dinner / Video of Speech
The outspoken former pastor of Barack Obama told an audience of 10,000 at an NAACP dinner on Sunday that despite what his critics say, he is descriptive, not divisive, when he speaks about racial injustices. “I describe the conditions in this country,” the Rev. Jeremiah Wright Jr. said during the 53rd annual Fight for Freedom Fund Dinner held by the Detroit chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. (Continue Reading…)

Obama confronts race question in presidential vote
Barack Obama on Sunday rejected suggestions that prejudice could prevent his winning the US presidency in November, as Democrats mulled whether racial bias makes Hillary Clinton the better Democratic candidate. With last week’s Pennsylvania primary showing party voters riven along racial lines, African-American Senator Obama fended off questions about his viability in the contest during a Fox News interview. “I don’t think that race is going to be a barrier in the general election,” Obama said. (Continue Reading…)

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