A spoken word piece like this is nothing new, but the stereotypes of black man prevail so there is a need to continue to broach the subject until racial profiling, racism, fear, and hate cease to be relevant. Take a look at the spoken word piece and comment with your thoughts.
I’m kicking off a book of the month club featuring African-American authors. Later in February 2014, I will post a book review/commentary and open the comments to discussion…Affrodite’s February 2014 book of the month selection is “Who Asked You?” by Terry McMillan
VIDEO: Black Enterprise discusses the Cost Of Carribean Flavor and Quick Tips to Making a Career Change
Correspondent Shannon Lanier speaks with Alvin Clayton, owner of Caribbean restaurant Alvin & Friends located in New Rochelle, NY…Monique Greenwood who offers advice on what it takes to make a career change
This year’s nominees for the 2014 American Black Film Festival Hollywood Awards have just been announced…you to determine the winners by casting your vote on the website abffhollywoodawards.com. Voting opens on January 15 and closes on January 22.
ET has partnered with BLACK GIRLS ROCK! to host an annual awards show honoring black women who have made a positive impact on the world. This year’s awards show will air on Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 7pm ET/6pm CT in the US. BET will be rebroadcast the show in the UK an Africa on Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 8pm GMT.
The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) announced today that Roland S. Martin, nationally syndicated columnist, television host, and radio and television commentator, is to receive the organization’s Journalist of the Year award.
I consider myself someone who doesn’t fall for viral online rumors easily, but it seemed so natural to believe that Jason DeCaire Taylor’s “Vicissitudes” sculpture in Grenada was a tribute to the Middle Passage…In actuality, both descriptions for Jason deCaire Taylor’s Vicissitudes sculpture are false
A great story translated into an OK film, “In the Hive” is the first Robert Townsend flick that I’ve seen since the early 90s. Nonetheless, it’s worth supporting in the theaters for three reasons…Loretta Devine…Michael Clarke Duncan…Jonathan “Lil J” McDaniel
Today marks the 13th annual National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD) in the US…This year’s theme is “I Am My Brother’s/Sister’s Keeper: Fight HIV/AIDS”
Documentary Channel (DOC) is proud to announce the US television premiere of director Janks Morton’s award-winning documentary film “What Black Men Think” on Tuesday, May 29 (8p ET/PT)…”What Black Men Think” is an eye-opening look at the race issues that are still very prevalent in the United States today.
Dr. Sherle Boone argues African Americans share more than psychological connections to White Americans than other Blacks in new book
In his new book, “Meanings Beneath the Skin: The Evolution of African Americans,” psychology professor and African American scholar, Sherle Boone, argues the psychological make-up of African Americans is more closely aligned to White Americans than blacks originally from countries other than the United States.
To combat the high toll of HIV and AIDS among black women in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention today launched Take Charge. Take the Test., a new campaign to increase HIV testing and awareness among African-American women. The campaign – which features advertising, a website and community outreach – is being launched in conjunction with National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day in 10 cities where black women are especially hard-hit by the disease
In observance of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, Dr. Kevin Fenton, Director of CDC’s National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, talks about the HIV/AIDS among African Americans and what steps can be taken on the national, state, local, and individual levels to address this epidemic.
New Greater Than AIDS PSAs and Social Media Messages Mark National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (Feb. 7)
“Leaving Home: An HBCU Story” is a brainchild of Rustin “Roundup Russy” Moore that began as a Kickstarter film project entitled “First 48: HBCU Edition”..“I wanted to bring the HBCU experience to children who may not have the opportunity to go on HBCU tours. I think it will also be a resource to parents to ease their concerns of sending their child off to school at one of our sacred institutions.