African American Issues Archives

Harlem Celebrates Malcolm X 90th Birthday

Malcolm XToday marks the the 90th anniversary of the birth of El Hajj Malik El-Shabazz, Malcolm X.    The celebration in Harlem will be at The Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center in Harlem, New York (165th and Broadway) and it is free and open to the public. Malcom X has a huge on Hip Hop and back in 1992, 2Pac spoke about how much Malcolm X influenced him in the video below.  READ MORE

DSC_2733Over the weekend I had the opportunity to journey to Selma, Alabama to be apart of the 50th Anniversary of Bloody Sunday in Selma Alabma. I was one of 80,000 people who made their way to Selma to commiserate the monumentus occassion. The weekend ended on a high note with the Salute to Selma Concert where some of the biggest names in Hollywood came out to celebrate the occassion.

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DSC_2387Over the weekend I had the opportunity to journey to Selma, Alabama to be apart of the 50th Anniversary of Bloody Sunday in Selma Alabma. I was one of 80,000 people who made their way to Selma to commiserate the monumentus occassion.

DSC_2483Special thanks to my good friends over at Centric TV for the opportunity to experience this monumental occassion that included some of the biggest acts, politicians, and iconic figures of today.DSC_2576

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Actress and singer Raven-Symoné has admitted that she used tanning beds to darken her complexion during the production of her former hit Disney show “That’s So Raven.”

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At around 11:00 AM on Tuesday, a homemade bomb exploded outside of the Colorado Springs, Colorado branch of the NAACP. Two days following the blast, NAACP volunteers have vowed to proceed with their work in the community.

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Screen Shot 2014-12-26 at 10.09.43 AMJust when we thought Karrueche Tran was moving on with her love life, seems the bling bling sucked her back in. You know the bling always gets you back. The fans and critics of the couple we remember distinctly earlier this month Chris Brown accused Karrueche Tran of messing around with Drake, having an abortion, READ MORE

 

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The homie Tim Norman is more than what you see on OWN’s hit docu-series ‘Welcome To Sweetie Pies‘ he has a hot new song called ‘It Kills Her’ that tells the compelling story about what happens to mothers when their kids get in trouble.

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VH1’s “Sorority Sisters” has set Social Media on fire with it’s #BoycottSororitySisters and now the adverters are pulling out of the time slot to keep it’s consumer base happy. Looks like our voices really matter in television programming.
Check out which brands got the message loud and clear. READ MORE