Rapper Diggy Simmons recently stopped by the Russ Parr Show for a special interview/belated birthday party with his young female fans. The young, yet mature emcee previewed a few songs from his new album ‘Unexpected Arrival’ and gave a chilling point-of-view of the Trayvon Martin case.
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Human rights lawyer Bryan Stevenson on TEDTalks: “We will ultimately not be judged by our technology, design. Ultimately, you judge the character of a society… by how they treat the poor, the condemned, the incarcerated…”
The Roots is truly the hardest working band we’ve ever seen, releasing a video of their contribution to a new film, ‘Soundtrack For a Revolution,’ which tells the story of the African-American Civil Rights Movement through its powerful music — “freedom songs.”
The internet is currently buzzing with a new racial controversy and you can almost bet someone’s getting fired. Popular beauty brand, Dove and their “Visible Care” body wash advertisement are causing quite a debate.
Soapbox Theory is one of few brands that gets afro-centric apparel design right. The Black and woman owned company creates t-shirts, greeting cards, bags and more featuring striking and positive images of Black culture.
Anyone could predict the monsoon of controversy coming after photos of Beyoncé in dark makeup for L’Officiel Paris leaked.
As we watch this Lil’ Kim and Nicki Minaj beef unfold, are we really just looking at a marketing gimmick created to drive sales?
After Marcus Price heard from a close friend about how children in the Democratic of Congo are being affected by one of our world’s deadliest wars, he knew that they needed to create some positive change.
‘When I Rise’ is the inspiring story of Barbara Smith Conrad, a gifted black mezzo-soprano who, as a music student at the University of Texas, found herself in a civil rights storm that changed her life forever.
Golden Globe nominee Idris Elba has teamed up with an LA-based production company named Brown Paper Dolls to create a new web series entitled, Milk + Honey, starring Lance Gross, Faune Chambers and Bryce Wilson. The web show will also feature actresses Debbie Allen and Asha Kamali.
is Antoine Dodson’s fame just another rags to riches story that helped a young man climb the ranks of social mobility? I think not.
In reply to: “…chiming in when youth are ‘expressing themselves’ or bein’ blatantly disrespectful is gonna just leave me in a tougher spot than I started more times than not.”
The graphic is obviously inspired by Kanye West’s television meltdown, “George Bush doesn’t care about black people”, after hurricane Katrina.