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Rev. Jesse Jackson and Post Publisher Paul Cobb.

Civil Rights Veterans Jesse Jackson and Paul Cobb Attend “Selma” Screening

In the weeks following the release of the Oscar-nominated film “Selma,” Rev. Jesse Jackson along with Charley Moore, Mitch Kapor and Freada Kapor Klein hosted a private screening of the film in San Francisco’s historic [...]
Common, Ava DuVernay and David Oyelowo attend a screening of Selma Jan. 2, 2015, at Palm Springs High School in Palm Springs, Calif. JASON KEMPIN/GETTY IMAGES FOR PISFF

Paramount and African-American Business Leaders Team Up to Offer Free Selma Showings to Students Nationwide

By Yesha Callahan, The Root Last week it was announced that seventh-, eighth- and ninth-graders in New York City would be able to see the movie Selma for free, thanks to the generosity of Paramount [...]

Nauturi Au Naturel

Naturi Naughton:The Notorious Interview By Kam Williams Naturi Cora Maria Naughton was born on May 20, 1984 in East Orange, New Jersey where she started singing in the choir at New Hope Baptist Church at [...]