Estelle released a special tribute video today to Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy set to her inspirational single entitled “Conqueror.”
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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.
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.
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”
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)
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline collaborate with Facebook to help those in crisis
BET Networks brings to air a deeper characterization of one the most controversial black political figures in contemporary America in an exclusive one-on-one interview special “The Curious Case of Citizen Cain” premiering on Thursday, December 8 at 9 PM ET/PT.
Obama brings the euphoria back in Correspondents Dinner and killing of Osama Bin Laden. Just when we lost that lovin’ feeling, Obama rises triumphant.
Community and religious leaders, local officials and celebrities will join together to protest the targeting of American Muslims and Arabs in upcoming congressional hearings in support of equitable civil rights for the Today, I Am a Muslim, Too, rally.
The Black AIDS Institute (“the Institute”), the only national HIV/AIDS think tank focused exclusively on the Black community in the US, today released its 2011 State of AIDS in Black America report, “Deciding Moment.” 2011 marks the 30th anniversary of the AIDS epidemic in America and presents unique opportunities to curtail the HIV/AIDS pandemic, but key challenges remain to moving forward in the AIDS response in Black America.
Videos in honor of 2011 National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
In the Face of National Black AIDS Awareness Day on February 7, Social Architect/Activist/Advocate, Cleo Manago, Challenges the Concept and Reveals “Why African Americans Don’t Prioritize AIDS?