Thursday, April 2, 2020

Tag: Black Culture

Aretha Franklin’s Homegoing Also a Celebration of...

DETROIT (AP) — Aretha Franklin, Queen of Soul, belonged to her God, her city, her community, and now, to the ages. Homegoing The cultural institutions she...

Diddy Calls On Black Folks to Take...

https://www.instagram.com/p/BhpS2P3jfUf/?utm_source=ig_embed   Sean "Diddy" "Brother Love" Combs isn't here for questions surrounding the ability of Black people to take ownership of their culture. The rapper/mogul made...

Teacher’s Remarkable Black History Art Celebrates Blackness...

A New York City teacher is going viral for her unapologetically Black classroom art in celebration of Black History Month. Marguerite Thompson said on Facebook...

Really?! Brazilian Samba School Draws Controversy After...

A celebration intended to pay homage to Black women in Brazil soon erupted in controversy after members of a Rio samba school paraded down...

7 Ways to Avoid Being Brainwashed by...

The influence of white supremacy permeates every area of life. Here are seven ways to actively counter the negative effects of white supremacy.

Tulsa Private School Principal Threatens to Cut...

  A Tulsa, Oklahoma private school student will have to cut his hair because administrators say the hairstyle violates dress code policy. According to FOX 23, Holy...

Afropunk Keeps M.I.A. on as London Festival...

After M.I.A. claimed she will no longer perform at Afropunk London this September, the Black cultural festival released a statement today saying she will remain in...

20 Incredible Cultural Black Festivals to Attend...

Juneteenth Atlanta Parade and Music Festival, June 17-19 – Atlanta, Georgia Atlanta's Juneteenth festival celebrates the heritage and culture of African-Americans as it commemorates the...

Why Black People Are Suffering a Major...

Black people worldwide are currently suffering from an identity crisis. They are conflicted in how to define themselves, which forces them to remain unorganized...

Amandla Stenberg on Being a ‘Revolutionary’: ‘It’s...

"I have a friend who has this thing called 'shine theory,' which basically says that when you become friends with other powerful, like-minded people,...

8 African-American Cookbooks You Should Know About

Title: Good Things to Eat As Suggested by Rufus About:  Rufus Estes rose to prominence as a chef cooking and catering for presidents Benjamin Harrison and Grover Cleveland,...

Why We Must Embrace Old and New...

In the wake of mainstream Black culture becoming stagnant, different things have been said by the Black community. Older generations insist things were better...

16-year-old ‘Hunger Games’ Actress Gives One Of...

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7 Ways to Avoid Being Brainwashed by...

Have Our Children Grow Up With Images of Themselves This means we must give them toys, books, movies, games that include Black characters and Black...

Culture vs. Racism: Is This The Answer...

Political commentator Dinesh D'Sousa thinks he knows why some Black cultures succeed and others do not.

8 Corporations That Made a Fortune Leveraging...

Timberland At the end of the 198os, Timberland sales topped $156 million, 30 percent of which was solely of its classic yellow boot, popular among urban youth in the...

Rapper David Banner Talks Black-on-Black Violence At...

David Banner was at Harvard University this past weekend as the keynote speaker on the L.A. Riots: Twenty Years Later Conference. Here’s a brief...