African-American - News August 20, 2011
In this film publicity image released by Disney, from left, Emma Stone, Octavia Spencer and Viola Davis are shown in a scene from "The Help." "The Help," a feel-good movie about the daily hardships of black maids in the 1960s-era South, has struck box-office gold and is generating Oscar buzz.
Gov. Wilder: Black people have not yet "arrived" (WTKR-TV Norfolk)
Confederate flag that hangs high in Tampa is smaller, but the hurt is still there (Creative Loafing Tampa)
In this Aug. 16, 2011 file photo, Ablene Cooper, a woman who works for the brother of author Kathryn Stockett, and her son Antonio Cooper, leave the Hinds County Courthouse in Jackson, Miss., expressesing her disappointment that a circuit judge dismissed her lawsuit against the author of "The Help" because a statute of limitations issue.
African-American Churches Craft New Outreach Strategies (EDGE)
San Francisco interim Mayor Ed Lee snubbed the African-American community in the Fillmore last eve, opting instead to go on a "pub-crawl." "As we sat up here, we got a Tweet," announced former Supervisor and mayoral candidate Michela Alioto-Pier to an audience of 200 during a mayoral debate sponsored by the San Francisco African-American Democratic ... (more)