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- How Exceptional Black Women Lead — A Conversation With Dr. Avis Jones DeWeever
Dr. DeWeever’s latest book helps black women realize their full potential- June 12, 2018
- Nick Cave’s Soundsuits Confront Racism With Radical Artistry [Video]
An exhibition entitled “Here Hear” was previously on display at the Cranbrook Art Museum in Detroit, close to Cave’s alma mater.- October 17, 2016
- Body PositiveSpeaker Malia Anderson Talks Passion, Perseverance and Paying It Forward
“What if I just woke up every morning and said ‘This is my body and I love it.’ and then I went out the door and presented myself in the best possible way?”- October 9, 2016
Amandla Stenberg recently shared that she’s been cast in the lead role for a film inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement. The movie, “The Hate You Give”, is based on a young adult novel by Angela Thomas. Stenberg will take on the role of 16-year-old Starr – which is a perfect fit, given that Stenberg has always been vocal about her feelings on cultural appropriation and racial tension in America – and she was excited to share the news on Instagram.
Thomas’ debut novel got its title from Tupac Shakur’s T.H.U.G [Life] tattoo. After closely following the story of 22-year-old Oscar Grant, killed by police in Oakland, California in 2009, Thomas was inspired to create what began as a short story during her senior year at Belhaven University. Becoming popular with publishing houses in February, the book is expected to be released in spring 2017.