Artist Nick Cave has caught public attention with his astounding “Soundsuits.” The Missouri native combines loud color and bold...
Nick Cave’s Soundsuits Confront Racism With Radical Artistry [Video]
Body Positive Speaker Malia Anderson Talks Passion, Perseverance and Paying It Forward
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“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?”
Malia Anderson is a stylist and body positive speaker who works in the San Francisco Bay Area. As a...
Terrence Crutcher Did Not Have To Die Because Police Assume Black Men Are Threatening [Graphic Video]
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Crutcher’s sister says her brother planned to make the family proud. "And because he was a ‘big bad dude’, he’ll never get that chance."
In an ever-present reminder that there is work still to be done with respect to racism and associated tensions,...
Moniki Cannon Is Making Space For Black Professionals In Omaha, Nebraska
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“My passion and purpose is to empower individuals and businesses to go to the next level!”
Though Chicago is the city most known for its disconcerting number of black homicide, an unsuspecting Nebraska town is...
Transfixing Artwork, Music, And Dancing Produce Unforgettable Commentary On Racism, “Color Of Reality” [Video]
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Talents John Boogz, Lil Buck, Alexa Meade and musical artist Wondagurl create an explosion of tenderness and creativity.
Movement artists John Boogz and Lil Buck collide with Alexa Meade’s mesmerizing artwork to produce an electrifying depiction of...
Indie Filmmaker Devyne Johnson Breaks Barriers with First Feature Film
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Artefaekts Entertainment, Releases “Mosaic” as Self-Financed and Independently Distributed
Devyne Johnson is a game changer. In 2010 she launched Artefaekts Entertainment, a production company that creates original content...
White Lives Matter Protest In Houston Exemplifies Our Nation’s Misunderstandings About Racial Discord
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The accusation that the NAACP is a racist institution and the catalyst for police killings reflects a deeply ingrained racial ignorance.
Just when we thought we’d seen it all, a group of White Lives Matter Activists in Houston, Texas proved us...
#BlackGirlMagic, White Privilege, And An American Legacy: The 2016 Olympics In Rio
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The 2016 Olympics may have physically ended with the Closing Ceremony, but the talk has yet to die down about several infamous incidents.
The powerful young black women who participated in the Olympics reminded the world just how magical black girls are....
Ernestine Johnson: ‘Digital Lives Matter’ Lead Actress Talks Living Your Passion
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“I’m a 100% believer in taking risks and following your passions. I don’t say dreams. I say passions because that’s something that’s innate in you.”
Ernestine Johnson is a promising new actress who is excited to make a positive impact through her passion, acting....
“Brujas Of The Bronx” Are Reclaiming The Male-Dominated Skateboard Scene, Redefining Skateboarding Culture [Video]
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Gil says proudly, “Brujas was never just limited to skateboarding — it’s about regaining power for our community in any way we can.”
A group of young women of color is staking their claim in the skateboarding realm. Known as the “Brujas...
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