Tag: Black History month

ROOTS: Alexander Murray Palmer Haley and Other February 10 Black History Making Moments

 “In all of us there is a hunger, marrow-deep, to know our heritage- to know who we are and where we have come from. Without this enriching knowledge, there is […]

It’s Fashion Week Again: Black & White Contrast Back In Season: The Never Ending Debate About Fashion’s BlackOut

New York fashion week has come again and as with all the globally recognized fashion weeks from London, to Paris, to Milan- it’s always the same old song with Black […]

Conspiring to Inspire : 44th NAACP Image Awards Makes History in Highest Viewership: Remembering Rosa Parks

The first day of Black History Month opened with the 44th NAACP Image Awards shedding a light on Black America’s history: past, present and future. While celebrating Black history, the […]

Celebrating Global Black History During America’s Black History Month

I have always wondered during Black History month where the stories of the Blacks from the continent of Africa and the rest of her  Diaspora were? If we are going […]

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 […]

Fashionably Black: A Celebration of Global African Flyness!

It seems there’s always so much press, uproar & hoopla when some crazy ass editor lacking creativity & vision decides to geniusly put  White models in Black face in a […]

Ebony Magazine: Keepers of Black History:1973 Special Issue

I was web surfing the other day & came across a full online version of a special issue of Ebony Magazine from 1973. What a beautiful throwback that is very […]

James Baldwin “You’re the nigger baby. It isn’t me”-Honoring Black History

James Baldwin was by far one of America’s literary treasures, who like many Black artists of his time had to go to Paris to get their shine before their own […]

Langston Hughes(February 1, 1902 – May 22, 1967) Prolific Wordsmith- Rest In Power

There can be no celebration of Black History, the Harlem Renaissance or the global literary world without the mention of James Mercer Langston Hughes. Today we not only honor the […]