Contrary to the myth that America’s enslaved populations did not fight back, a new focus on Nat Turner’s Rebellion is also giving spotlight to other 300+ slave revolts in the United States.
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This week a global event called Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR) memorializes those who have been killed as a result of anti-transgender violence. See this massive list of events to attend Nov. 20-26.
Continuing their four-week occupancy of Florida’s capitol until “Stand Your Ground” is repealed, the Dream Defenders were joined by hip-hop legend Talib Kweli and his son who stayed overnight.
Kanye West may have missed the 2012 VMAs last week, but that isn’t going to keep him away from performing long. It has been announced that the rapper will be the headliner for the inaugural UR1 Music Festival, a showcase of music and art that will be held at Miami’s Bayfront Park on December 8th and 9th.
Creatives from all over—and from various ethnic backgrounds, ages and artistic mediums, have been expressing their pain and frustration for Trayvon Martin through art, photography and illustration.
This year, Jazz in the Garden brought the magical annual tradition at SunLife Stadium. The JIG 2011 line-up included Lauryn Hill, Charlie Wilson, Al Jarreau, Lalah Hathaway, Heads of State (Bobby Brown, Johnny Gill, and Ralph Tresvant), Gladys Knight, Branford Marsalis, The Isley Brothers, EnVogue, and Musiq who replaced El Debarge. Check out the photos.