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The Oscar Narrative & The Lack of Black Responsibility

The Oscar Narrative & The Lack of Black Responsibility

It seems every single year since I have been old enough to be interested in watching the Oscars, I have heard the same narrative from Black America talking about lack of inclusion and how Hollywood has no respect for Black stories  and  Black actors, »

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Marley -Finally Debuts at Berlinale

Marley -Finally Debuts at Berlinale

As Bob Marley said “I don’t come to Bow, I came to Conquer “. After so many changes in direction, directors & dates in order for the Marley family to feel comfortable & proud with a documentary worthy of the one called Marley’s conquering »

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Chale Wote – Ghana’s Street Arts Festival -Honoring The Past By Building The Future

Chale Wote – Ghana’s Street Arts Festival -Honoring The Past By Building The Future

Sometimes in life what makes my day is to hear of other people’s accomplishments. Today is one of those days. As Ghanaians & people all over the world who respect freedom & the greatness of man to bring about a global mindset toward change & »

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Africans in Europe- Running out of Luck

Africans in Europe- Running out of Luck

I have been watching the Al Jeezera documentary series “Surprising Europe” for awhile now & unfortunately I am far from surprised at most of the stories. What I am mostly surprised at is the comments by everyday people & their lack of  humanity, »

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Tyler Perry -Named Forbe’s Highest Paid Man In Entertainment

Tyler Perry -Named Forbe’s Highest Paid Man In Entertainment

Yes Ya’ll  Forbes’s Magazine has named Tyler Perry the “Highest Paid Man in Entertainment” not just Black Man. Kudos to Tyler Perry! I saw a post of this with a comment that said “It says a lot about what we pay »

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UHURA-Nichelle Nichols Speaks on The Legacy of the Image of Our Nation & Dr. King’s Trekky Love

UHURA-Nichelle Nichols Speaks on The Legacy of the Image of Our Nation & Dr. King’s Trekky Love

92Y put on an excellent panel with pioneer women in television. In this day & age when we are once again debating the images of our nations globally, the words of Nichelle Nichols brought it all full circle as she described how the iconic character »

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From Disney To Harvard : Smart Black Girls Rock!

From Disney To Harvard : Smart Black Girls Rock!

Hearing the horror of the rape statistics of young girls & women in the Congo & the deafening cries of how high unemployment & deplorable school systems are affecting the mental state of young Black children in America , I couldn’t help but be overjoyed »

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Immediate Release : Spring of the Artful Renaissance: Creating an Innovative Eco-Chic World Where Art Meets Technology -Friday, May 13th 2011, MoCADA in Brooklyn, NY

Immediate Release : Spring of the Artful Renaissance: Creating an Innovative Eco-Chic World Where Art Meets Technology -Friday, May 13th 2011, MoCADA in Brooklyn, NY

Spring of the Artful Renaissance: Creating an Innovative Eco-Chic World Where Art Meets Technology

Immediate Release

Friday, May 13th 2011, MoCADA located at 80 Hanson Place in Brooklyn, NY will host Spring of the Artful Renaissance: Creating an Innovative Eco-Chic World Where Art »

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Getting To Know Legendary Ghanaian Photographer James Barnor

Getting To Know Legendary Ghanaian Photographer James Barnor

Before the image of African global chic came in the form of Arise Magazine, there was DRUM Magazine -the most widely read fashion & culture magazine in Africa during the 60′s & what would become the catalyst to global notoriety for Ghanaian born Photographer James »

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Global Fusion Playlist @ The Movies-Pushing The Elephant-A story of War, Survival & Love

Global Fusion Playlist @ The Movies-Pushing The Elephant-A story of War,  Survival & Love

As I watched the documentary film” Pushing The Elephant”, the story of  Rose Mapendo, a Congolese woman who survived the war with her family & dedicated her life to making sure that her story & the stories of others are told; I »

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