African-American – News January 27, 2012
Al Sharpton Schools GOP Rep On “Fairness” In Heated Exchange (WTLC-AM Indianapolis)
When Rev. Al Sharpton attempted to get Rep. Tim Huelskamp to truthfully examine fairness in our tax code in a heated exchange on his MSNBC show, PoliticsNation , he clumsily dodged the issue at each opportunity, reports HuffingtonPost.com . Building on President Barack Obama ‘s State of the Union references to billionaire Warren Buffett ‘s … (more)
Sundance 2012: Spike Lee’s co-writer joins the race conversation (Philadelphia’s WB 17)
Director Spike Lee, director James McBride, actor Clarke Peters and actor Nate Parker attend Day 3 of the Variety Studio at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival on Jan.
Octavia Spencer Among ESSENCE’s ‘Black Women in Hollywood’ Honorees (BroadwayWorld)
ESSENCE’s 2012 Black Women in Hollywood event will honor leading actresses Kerry Washington , Paula Patton , Octavia Spencer and Pam Grier along with executive producer and screenwriter Shonda Rhimes .
What you really need to know about black women (CNN)
Soledad O’Brien chronicles the journey of eight African-American entrepreneurs in “Black in America: The New Promised Land – Silicon Valley” atA 8 p.m. And 11 p.m. ET February 11 and 12.
Teen births: Nearly half in state are to Hispanics (TheDay.Com)
Yanisha Claudio, 15, right, hands her son, Jordan, to Jennifer Colon of the Nurturing Families Network during a recent home visit in Hartford.