Original copies of 1898 black-owned newspaper rediscovered

One of seven original copies of The Daily Record A significant part of Wilmington’s black history has been rediscovered by a New York Times Magazine writer, some Wilmington students and a researcher. Seven copies of The Daily Record, a black-owned newspaper in 1898, have been located.

Capturing The Vibrant Culture Of Black Cowboys

I started getting interested in cowboys after my neighbor in Oakland invited me to join her at the Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo in 2007 — my first ever. I was raised in cities (San Salvador and Miami) and had never experienced much of country life. Being out on a ranch and around horses was a…

We’re in a golden age of black horror films

In the horror genre, black is definitely back. The movie “Ma,” which premieres on May 31, will star Academy Award winner Octavia Spencer as Sue Ann, a lonely middle-age woman who clings to a group of teens to the point of obsession. “Ma” comes on the heels of Jordan Peele’s critically acclaimed “Us,” which is…