Historians challenge depiction of LBJ in 'Selma'

(Photo Credit:  Atsushi Nishijima – © 2014 Paramount Pictures. All Rights Reserved.) As the accolades continue to roll in for Ava DuVernay’s Selma, some historians are taking exception to the buzzworthy film’s depiction of President Lyndon B. Johnson. In a recent New York Times article, author Diane McWhorter (Carry Me Home: Birmingham, Alabama: The Climactic Battle […]

Jimmy Carter: Southern white men changed to Republican Party because of race

There are definite advantages to being advanced beyond retirement age. You can say pretty much say whatever you want; unfiltered, without apology, and without fear of occupational or political ramifications. We saw this with legendary comedian Bill Cosby, who returned to the national consciousness with force a few years ago, while berating those blacks who […]