10-20-2017  3:51 am      •     
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U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Black America’s Dreams of Homeownership Still Deferred

Charlene Crowell talks about Black homeownership and the need for financial justice in the Black community ...

On Dick Gregory's Birthday

Dr. Barbara Reynolds recalls Gregory's encouragement to write about 'the seen and the unseen' ...

Parents Deserve “Real” School Choice

Dr. Elizabeth Primas challenges Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on school choice. ...

The Fight to Protect Voting Rights Continues #StayWoke

Derrick Johnson, the interim president and CEO of the NAACP, talks about the fight to protect voting rights ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

By The Skanner News

Inside a star-packed Governor's Ball in Los Angeles, Oscar winners Colin Firth, Natalie Portman and Christian Bale get their Academy Awards engraved and party with Jeff Bridges, Mark Wahlberg, Annette Benning and Geoffrey Rush, to name a few.

The Skanner News Video: The After Ball

Despite being one of the most used exclamations in the English language, the use of the so-called "F-word" still gets people riled up when it's on television. Best Supporting Actress Winner Melissa Leo, in her awe of a first-time nomination and win, did just that when realizing just how many people were seated at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood.

The Skanner News Video:Dropping the F-Bomb

With so many actors and actresses filing into the Academy Awards, it's easy to miss some. Watch this video for a The Skanner News Video: The Red Carpet Time Lapse

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