Assata Shakur

Roland Martin reminded viewers that Cuban officials have stated they will not turn Assata Shakur over to their jurisdiction.

Films about some of history’s most important Black female figures are infrequent, which is why news of a movie on the life of Saartjie “Sarah” Baartman sparked attention this week. Rumors flew that singer Beyonce Knowles would help develop and star in the film about Baartman, who was taken into the slave trade and put on display in […]

Television producer Mona Scott Young is known for being the woman behind some of TV’s most controversial reality shows, and now one of her latest…

As the United States and Cuba ready themselves to patch their decades-long severed diplomatic relations, alleged cop killer and political prisoner Assata Shakur could be extradited back…

Former Ward 2 Councilman and Chokwe Lumumba, 65, is the new mayor of  Jackson, Miss., winning the general election with 87 percent of the vote,…