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Violence in Post-Verdict Ferguson: What We Should Really Be Worried About

Attica Prison, 1971 Violence in Post-Verdict Ferguson: What We Should Really Be Worried Aboutby Heather Ann Thompson | @hthompsn | Huffington Post Many reports out this week warn that if the grand jury sitting in the Darren Wilsoncase decides not to indict, there will likely be violence in Ferguson, Missouri. Show More Summary

Chicago Winds…: The Return of Dave Hollister by Mark Anthony Neal

Chicago Winds…: The Return of Dave Hollister by Mark Anthony Neal | @NewBlackMan | NewBlackMan (in Exile) “Jesus picked up the pieces | of my broken heart | He made me a new vessel | he revived my soul again” -- “ The Broken Vessel ”...Show More Summary

Museum Opening--Fahamu Pecou: GRAV·I·TY (December 12, 2014 - February 14, 2015)

Fahamu Pecou, Phoenix, 2014. Image courtesy of the artist Fahamu Pecou Fahamu Pecou: GRAV·I·TY 2013/2014 Working Artist Project (WAP) Exhibition Dates: December 13, 2014 - February 14, 2015 Opening Reception: Friday, December 12th /Show More Summary

NYPD Launches Investigation into Viral Subway Brawl Video 

Over the weekend, a subway brawl video was uploaded to YouTube, and has now gone viral. The video, captured on the F train in New York City has now sparked an investigation from the NYPD, according to the New York Daily News.

Trailer: 'Fit the Battle'--A Commemoration of the Life and Legacy of Paul Robeson

Fit the Battle is a performance, commemoration and film created for Peekskill, NY that honors singer, Civil Rights activist, actor and athlete Paul Robeson and his celebrated baritone voice. The piece uses monumental sculpture and aShow More Summary

What Hollaback’s Viral Video, George Zimmerman’s Trial & Twilight Have in Common

What Hollaback’s Viral Video, George Zimmerman’s Trial, and Twilight Have in Common by Kimberly B. George | @kimberlybgeorge | special to NewBlackMan (in Exile) By now you, like 27 million people, have probably seen the video : a woman walking around for 10 hours in New York. Show More Summary

Left of Black S5:E7: Crowdfunding Black Creative Vision

Left of Black S5:E7: Crowdfunding Black Creative Vision Left of Black host and Duke University Professor Mark Anthony Neal is joined via Skype by Felicia Pride, writer and producer of the short film The End Again, which stars Columbus Short and Tanee McCall-Short. Show More Summary

New Music: Victoria Monét Releases “Nightmares & Lullabies” Act I

Shawty got that fie... Victoria Monet Releases “Nightmares & Lullabies” Act 1 EP We’ve been loving Victoria Monét since we first heard her sing “Malice In Wonderland” and have been happy to see her success as she’s gained placements

Strong Swirly Love: California Man Plans Extravagant Marriage Proposal For 17 Months To Wed Long Distance Becky Boo

She got herself a good one! California Black Man Plans Marriage Proposal To White Girlfriend Via Candle Light Films reports: A lifelong romantic, Levy started his proposal piggy bank at the age of 12. 17 months ago he met

Angry Bird Beef: Kenya Moore Says She Made Porsha Stewart Relevant By ‘Riding Her Coattails’ And Porsha Claps Back!

Kenya vs. Porsha round 293885600! Kenya Moore Says She Made Porsha Stewart Relevant In New Interview RHOA star Kenya Moore did a recent interview with Enstarz about the hit reality show and discussed her nemesis Porsha Stewart’s recent relevancy after

Last Poet in Harlem: Abiodun Oyewole (dir. Vagabond Beaumont)

from Vagabond Beaumont Original Last Poet Abiodun Oyewole talks about his life as a poet and his new upcoming book Branches Of The Tree Of Life published by 2Leaf Press. Branches Of The Tree Of Life collects over four decades of Abiodun's poetry. Last Poet In Harlem from vagabond Beaumont on Vimeo.

Flying Lotus and Flying Africans: "Never Catch Me" by Mark Anthony Neal

Flying Lotus and Flying Africans by Mark Anthony Neal | NewBlackMan (in Exile) As yet another #hashtag circulated—this time #16times—in reference to yet another of those shootings in Missouri, you perhaps get just an inkling of the spiritual...Show More Summary

How to Get Away With Murder Recap: Side Eyes, Situations and Sexual Secrets

Between her new TV series, How to Get Away With Murder, getting picked up for a full season; visits from Denzel Washington; evangelizing toddler fans while kicking it with Elmo on Sesame Street; insightful stories in Vulture, Variety...Show More Summary

Ali Shaheed Muhammad talks Midnight Marauders: Outtakes from The Hip-Hop Fellow

Price Films Ali Shaheed Muhammad discusses the iconic cover art for A Tribe Called Quest's classic 'Midnight Marauders'. The Hip-Hop Fellow Outtakes - Ali Shaheed Muhammad talks Midnight Marauders from Pricefilms on Vimeo. The Hip-Hop...Show More Summary

Remembering the Gifts of Geoffrey Holder

With his death at the age of 84, Geoffrey Holder leaves a legacy of creative genius, from the all-black Broadway production of The Wiz, which he costumed and directed, to his unforgettable “uncola man” of 7Up fame.

Aftermath: Mimi Faust Admits To Seeing Multiple Missed Calls From Nikko’s Wife On His Phone & Talks LHHATL New Comers

Mimi talks learning about Nikko’s wife, how her daughter is dealing with the loss of her grandfather, her relationship with the new LHHATL ladies and more Mimi Faust Speaks On Being Suspicious Of Nikko’s “Wife” Before Learning The Truth Love

Aftermath: Mimi Faust Admits To Seeing Multiple Missed Calls From Nikko’s Wife On His Phone & Talks LHHATL New Comers

Mimi Faust Speaks On Being Suspicious Of Nikko’s “Wife” Before Learning The Truth Love & Hip Hop Atlanta is on it’s scheduled hiatus from our television screens as Love & Hip Hop Hollywood is underway and bring the ratchetness, but

Hartford Foundation Celebrates Black Philanthropy with Stories of Inspiration

Valaida Fullwood with guests at the Hartford Foundation’s “Celebrating Black Philanthropy” event on September 23, 2014 HARTFORD, CT – On September 23, 2014, the Hartford Foundation hosted “Celebrating Black Philanthropy: Stories of Inspiration”...Show More Summary

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