Black August isn’t for just celebrating Ourstory, it also is for reflecting on it and using it to create solutions to our issues. It is a month to focus specifically on all the New Afrikans in Ourstory that refused to be enslaved or unjustly imprisoned, or those that have lost their lives in the struggle for our humanity and historic figures and events who were birthed in the month of August. Black August is a tribute to the New Afrikan Warrior Spirit expressed by Soledad Brother George Jackso
15 year-old Hip-Hop Jazz Artist co-founds record label focusing on Hip-Hop, Break-Beats, and Dance Music, as he prepares for the release of his debut solo project, "The Concerto" as well as other upcoming projects on the table.
I am for anything that is provides and evidence-based solution to ending gentrification in black neighborhoods that displaces people, eradicates redlining, prevents inhabitable and un-affordable housing that is unsafe, in communities that are over policed and taxed disproportionately. Something certainly has to give. I am not 100% sure the Tulsa Real Estate Fund is the answer, but I do admire the effort.
Why Do Black Women Hate Black Women?
"Culture Vultures come in all shapes and sizes, and even those whom you least expect are doing just that, using another's culture and tradition to further their own gain."
The hottest new wave of music to come out of Detroit,mi/Las Vegas Nv. Gorilla Gang consist of Mazi Montana ,BM Gizzle, Streetz Luciano. This trio has been solid for almost 10 yrs strong. They have deliver music to the world thru out the years with countless Mixtape's and singles with no signs of letting up. They raw real and gritty flow has caught the ears of a few labels and blogs as of late with their new ep "The foundation" on the way surely will be no disappointment. These three guys are so
“Questioners are ‘hoteps’ who are too woke to have fun.”
The desire to see a black face in a high place is a legacy of slavery and the century of Jim Crow segregation that followed. The psychological impact of America’s apartheid is enduring, and unlikely to end without true revolutionary change.
Black people are loath to do anything that might dim the luster that emanates when one of the group becomes rich, famous or successful in some realm that was hitherto off limits. Celebrities, athletes, CE
Developed for us and by boss lady Shontay Lundy, BlackGirlSunscreen is here to moisturize and protect our darker skin tones without the thick whte or gray paste like other sunscreens. Shontay shares what inspired her to develop BGS, laid aside some sunscreen lies, and points us to her favorite warm weather hot spots!
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In this video I wish to share my commentary on a YouTube video called "BLACK PANTHER EXPOSED: Witchcraft Served to the Black Community" posted by a YouTube channel by called Truthunedited. The video was Published on Feb 23, 2018. The link to this video is in the description below. My commentary is in no way a defense of the Disney/Marvel movie, I simply wish to express my thoughts on the concepts presented in this video as a rebuttal to the premise that this movie, like so many others, contain
African Americans continue to have a supersized influence on the U.S. economy. By 2020 African Americans are projected to have a buying power of$1.5 trillion with a cumulative growth of 16% and a compound annual growth rate of 3% from 2015-2020, according to market research firm Packaged Facts in the report African-Americans: Demographic and Consumer Spending Trends, 10th Edition.
Skeptics about the cohort's financial clout have to look no further than the recent success of the 2018 blockbust
It was a brisk March evening in Falmouth, Massachusetts when The GroovaLottos made their debut in 2011. They had a three hour set and only five songs. How did they do it?
"We had been jamming in the carriage house for almost two years and sounded pretty good," recalls Mwalim DaPhunkee Professor, "I had brought in a digital recorder and we even made a demo of about 4 or five songs." "The only thing," added Eddie Ray Johnson, "was that all we knew were about 4 or five songs... completely. We also k
Hip-hop Jazz Percussionist & MC, The ZYG performs in Boston for the
Annual Prince Hall BlackHistory Month Program, bringing socially conscious hip-hop to a appreciative audience.
It was the talents of the upcoming generation was highlighted at the Annual Black History Month event, hosted by the Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Massachusetts. About 200 community people filled the William E. Reed Auditorium in Dorchester on Sunday, February 25, and were treated to dance performances by Area 51, Chance Da
The spirit energy that fueled Hip-hop can be found in the
parks of The Bronx. The ZYG pays a visit to his musical roots and talks about the African, African American, and Caribbean oral and musical traditions that are at the roots of rap music.
BRONX, NY - Standing in Devoe Park, The ZYG finds himself literally at one of the significant crossroads ofHip-hop, where Sedewick Avenue and Fordam Road intersect. Many years ago in this same spot, Hip-hop pioneers like Grandmaster Caz, and DJ Whiz manned
Before he picked up a microphone, legendary Hip-hop MC, Rakim Allah, was a tenor sax player. His sense of phrasing and flow as an MC was clearly shaped by his exposure to and participation in playing jazz. Likewise is true for the 14 year-old MC , The Z.Y.G., who holds Rakim on the mantle among his other influences in MC
A member of popular soul band The GroovaLottos, and internationally renowned arts and cultural educator introduces an innovative, guerrilla- style YouTube talkshow on Wednesday nights at 7pm.
Social Topics - Arts - History - Culture - Education - Black Studies - Indigenous Studies - Music - Life... sums up what you'll see on the new weekly Youtube broadcast, simply called "DaPhunkeeProfessor.com". The popular arts and culture blog will now come to life via Youtube. The program concept: a video es
Originating from the efforts of Carter G. Woodson, whose landmark dissertation ' The Mis-Education of the Negro' challenged the social structure of American education.
However, the white supremacist orientation of the United States makes it impossible for Black History Month to have any significant impact in the education of the masses.
Experience Ghana 2018
BLACK FRIDAY + CYBER MONDAY SPECIAL ON TRAVEL TO THE BLACK STAR NATION: GHANA
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After a highly rewarding group trip to Ghana this past February, there were multiple requests for another trip. So by popular demand, Black Love Tours + Accra Loves presents another 10 day cultur
For Erica Hardy, make-up was her way to come up… out of depression and homelessness. But wearing it wasn’t enough. She started a professional cosmetics line under the brand name Viola Fox because working for someone else was no longer working for her.Click to read more at MinorityReportTVShow.com/blog
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