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 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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
DrGuyMusiQology Film trailer for Guthrie Ramsey, Jr.'s forthcoming documentary Amazing: The Tests and Triumph of Bud Powell. Guthrie P. Ramsey, Jr. is the Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Term Professor of Music at the University of Pennsylvania...Show More Summary
LIP SERVICE PART 1: August Alsina from angela yee on Vimeo. Ever wondered how “dancers” and “models” got those big ole donks? Angela Yee Brings Back Lip Service, Talks Plastic Surgery And Cheating With GiGi Maguire, Stephanie Santia...
This year marks 25 years since the now-infamous classic black film “Lean On Me” made its’ debut in theaters and in celebration of the occasion, 5 of the cast members who were all apart of what was arguably the most
The title alone was enough to set some people on edge. But the producers of ABC’s Black-ish have spent a lot of time assuring potential viewers that the show isn’t just a collection of jokes about an upper-middle-class family. Instead,...Show More Summary
If 2013 was all about “cultural appropriation”—the Grammys, Baauer’s “Harlem Shake,” Billboard’s color vacancy, that damn twerk—then 2014 might just be all about “policing” bodies, respectability... and blackness.
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Mad props to Jennifer on her studies which PROVE people have a tendency toward racial bias… Black Stanford Professor Wins MacArthur Grant For Work On How People Process Race According to Business Insider reports: Jennifer L. Eberhardt, a
This summer, U.S. Rep. Hakeem Jeffries joined other New York congressmen in asking the Justice Department to investigate the choking death of Eric Garner at the hands of New York City police officers. “My mantra as a public servant is to get things accomplished,” Jeffries said upon his election to the U.S. Show More Summary
Price Films The Hip-Hop Fellow is a feature length documentary following Grammy Award winning producer 9th Wonder's tenure at Harvard University. The Hip-Hop Fellow Outtakes - 9th Wonder speaks on the Beatmaking Process from Pricefilms on href="https://vimeo.com">Vimeo. Show More Summary
When Ralph Gilles was 14, an aunt wrote to former Chrysler Chairman Lee Iacocca to crow about her nephew’s superior sketching skills. A reply came from Chrysler's design chief who recommended that the talented teen go to design school. Show More Summary
It has been a year since her Web series Twenties debuted on YouTube, and Lena Waithe is finally having her well-deserved day in the Hollywood sun. Twenties, which follows four young black women in Los Angeles (as complex as they are hilarious) just got a pilot deal with BET, to be produced by Queen Latifah’s Flavor Unit. Show More Summary
Ballet dancer Misty Copeland leaped into our hearts as the poster child for ambitious girls-with-curves everywhere. This summer, the powerful prodigy, former muse of Prince and soloist for the American Ballet Theatre, became the first African American to dance the lead in Swan Lake. Show More Summary