Kentwood, LA — Peonage Researcher and Peonage Detective Antoinette Harrell has spent the past five years researching peonage that took place at the infamous Arthur G. Dozier Reform School in Marianna, searching for a lead that could confirm that peonage practices took place in the state operated school campus.

The Florida School for Boys, also known as the Arthur G. Dozier for Boys was a...

NEW YORK (AP) -- Samuel L. Jackson isn't just in the movies. He IS the movies.

Does any other actor so fully embody the high-octane thrills, the colorful language, the sheer bigness of American movies? Jackson is, not coincidentally, typically ranked as the highest all-time box-office star with nearly $5 billion in North American ticket sales over his career. He's a mainstay of...

African Business - On a November morning in Pretoria, South Africa’s political elite nervously awaited the imminent arrival of a bombshell report that threatened to unmask corruption at the highest levels of the state. 

Initially delayed by President Jacob Zuma’s court actions, the “State of Capture” report documented backroom meetings, phone calls and business deals between the...

The percentage of black leaders at JPMorgan, Citigroup, and Goldman Sachs is falling even as the U.S. workforce gets more diverse.

By Max Abelson and Jordyn Holman

Wall Street’s top bosses have pledged for years to boost diversity in their ranks. But the number of black people at some of the biggest U.S. banks is going in reverse.

At JPMorgan Chase &amp...

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) -- The chief executive for PBS is sounding the alarm about public broadcasting's future if federal funding is axed.

CEO Paula Kerger said Sunday that public TV stations heavily dependent on federal funds couldn't survive without it, including in rural or underserved areas.

Kerger acknowledged there have previous efforts to cut federal support for...

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