For eight long and often tumultuous years; through tragedy and outrage; through solidarity and division; we attempted to have an honest conversation about race. Continue reading The Time for Conversation Has Ended
It seems everyone of good social conscious was moved by Jesse Williams’ acceptance speech at the 2016 BET Awards, this includes Pulitzer Prize award winning author Alice Walker. Continue reading Alice Walker Publishes Poem Inspired by Jesse Williams’ BET Awards Speech
Covering everything from Black Lives Matter to black protest and black censorship, artists came together to assert their beliefs in solidarity and family. #BETAwards Continue reading The Best 2016 BET Award Moments!
I feel that Clinton is a politician in the old template: She’s perfect, polished and prepared, but not at all genuine. Continue reading Notes From a Country Tearing Itself Apart: Why I Probably Won’t Vote for Hillary Clinton
Just in case people forgot that Nick actually has bars, he decided to step in and close the book on the Oscar issues.
Now, by “close the book” I don’t mean that we shouldn’t talk about the issues anymore.
But this is about how the black community should move forward. Continue reading #DontBeDistracted — Nick Cannon closes door on Oscar controversy
The November issue of Urbanite Baltimore ran a gripping piece on the life and death of Freddie Gray, looking into who he was…and why he ran. Continue reading The Running Man — Freddie Gray’s harried life was too typical of young black men in Baltimore.
Two things: First, everyone needs to calm down; this means progressive and liberal activist groups ready to skin any an … Continue reading A Quick Word About the KKK Hacking Controversy
Last week, thousands of supporters and activists of all races met at the nation’s capital for the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March.
And although the eras are different, one thing that remains the same is the fiery emotion of protest shared by both eras.
Another is that both eras have soundtracks. Continue reading Kendrick Lamar and reigniting the fire of protest music