Lessons from Ghana, Black Republican Wins and More in Good News

Lessons from Ghana, Black Republican Wins and More in Good News

The results of the midterm elections are in and it was a historic night for black Republicans, among them the first Haitian-American elected to congress.

This has been a good year for black narratives on television and among them a new comedy series was green lit on HBO entitled “Bros.” Find out more about the series.

One black man shares the lessons he learned from traveling to Ghana.

An oldie but goodie profile on the oldest national park ranger.

The Selma Movie Trailer

The Selma Movie Trailer

On Thursday night the first trailer for “Selma” premiered to much fanfare. The Ava Duvernay directed film is based on the 1965 Selma to Montgomery voting rights marches  lead by Hosea Williams, and Martin Luther King, Jr., and John Lewis. Among the heavy-hitters starring in the film are Oprah Winfrey, Carmen Ejogo, David Oyelowo, Common, Wendell Pierce, and Tessa Thompson. From the dramatic trailer alone it is clear that this film will be an Oscar contender–and if it isn’t we might have another march to organize. But in all seriousness, the trailer is gripping and worth a few views and shares. Check it out.

The film will be on limited release on Christmas Day and extend into wide release in January 2015.