British Filmmakers Shift American 'Conversation On Race'

British Filmmakers Shift American 'Conversation On Race' Steve McQueen’s 12 Years A Slave was one of several films featuring black British actors to premiere at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival. Black British filmmaking is on the rise on the global stage, and the worldwide…

'Valentine Road': A Path To Teen Tragedy

'Valentine Road': A Path To Teen Tragedy Five years ago, 14-year-old Larry King was killed by a classmate for exploring his sexual identity. In her new documentary, Marta Cunningham delves into King’s life and death. She joins guest host Celeste Headlee to discuss the film…

Opinion Roundup: Edward Snowden And The NSA Leaks

Opinion Roundup: Edward Snowden And The NSA Leaks The man who leaked details of two secret U.S. surveillance programs told The Guardian that he hopes to trigger a national debate about the NSA programs that gathered phone and Internet records. NPR’s Neal Conan reads from…

Op-Ed: Midnight Meals Are Key To Military Morale

Op-Ed: Midnight Meals Are Key To Military Morale Midnight dinner service will be canceled at Camp Leatherneck in Afghanistan in June. Officials say it’s part of the drawdown process, and though it might not sound like a big deal, former U.S. Army paratrooper David Brown…

Navigating Silicon Valley As A 'Woman Programmer'

Navigating Silicon Valley As A 'Woman Programmer' Prominent women such as Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg and Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer are proving that women are finding their place at the table. But in an op-ed for The New York Times, former programmer Ellen Ullman argues that women…

Op-Ed: How Favoritism Is Driving Minority Unemployment

Op-Ed: How Favoritism Is Driving Minority Unemployment Job seekers often rely on friends, family members and other connections to land jobs. Nancy DiTomaso, professor at Rutgers Business School, explains her research that shows that such seemingly harmless favoritism in networking is driving black unemployment in…

Op-Ed: Did Boston Law Enforcement Drop The Ball?

Op-Ed: Did Boston Law Enforcement Drop The Ball? The Boston Police Department and cooperating law enforcement entities were praised for working together to track down suspects in the marathon bombings. Boston Globe columnist Joan Vennochi asks whether police could have done more in the months,…

Boehner: President 'won't negotiate'

Boehner: President 'won't negotiate' Speaker John Boehner talks about a phone call with President Obama in which he said he won’t negotiate on the shutdown. Source This Post sponsored by: Inspetta | Consulting, Advertising, Marketing, Custom Software Development, Web Hosting, MLM Software, New Ventures Inspetta…

Born to Bollywood royalty, Ranbir Kapoor makes new film a family affair

Born to Bollywood royalty, Ranbir Kapoor makes new film a family affair By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK (Reuters) – Bollywood heartthrob Ranbir Kapoor is one of Indian cinema’s most bankable young stars, and his latest film, “Besharam,” which also stars his parents, is set to…

'Breaking Bad' finale draws series record of 10.3 million viewers

'Breaking Bad' finale draws series record of 10.3 million viewers LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – AMC’s gritty drug drama “Breaking Bad” drew its biggest audience for the series finale on Sunday, as 10.3 million viewers tuned in to see anti-hero Walter White meet a dark and…