Hidden Colors 1-4

The day I learned my history did not start with slaves arriving in America, my life changed. Having a new, different, and better perspective of myself, my history, and my people has had such a positive impact on my life thus far. The more I learn about my history, before African enslavement, the more I…

When you put on for your city: it’s Lee Mazin!

Philadelphia’s own Hip Hop/ Rap artist Lee Mazin & friends are hosting a Philadelphia high school tour.   This exclusive high school tour gives an opportunity for young people to socially engage with one another through music and the overall opportunity to just have fun in a positive way.     It’s always a good…

@Asheru

Mood: I am the stone that builder refused I am the visual The inspiration That made lady sing the blues I’m the spark that makes your idea bright The same spark That lights the dark So that you can know your left from your right I am the ballot in your box The bullet in…

#ScienceNOTSilence : A March For Science 4.22.17

What do we want? EVIDENCE-BASED SCIENCE! When do we want it? AFTER PEER REVIEW!! On April 22, 2017, members of the research community, advocates, students, and locals joined together to March for Science. Thousands of people filled downtown’s City Hall this past Saturday to recognize Earth Day and to convey the importance of keeping science…

AASL & Shea Moisture Presents: Black Empowerment

The African American Student League & Shea Moisture is teaming up to celebrate black culture, entrepreneurship, and success in an upcoming summit, Black Empowerment.   A group of local, successful entrepreneurs will unite for a free event to promote black empowerment, inspire future entrepreneurs and to help motivate the community. “‘Join us for an event…

Life Saving Brown Skin Makeup Videos

 Brown Skinned Beauty YouTubers: makeupD0LL Destiny Godley MsAaliyahJay Jackie Aina flowerpush Tatyana Wstco Popular Videos: How To Stop Concealer Creasing  by Makeup Game On Point Drugstore Makeup Routine for Dark Skin Tones by stacyruthieann

Papoose Alphabetical Slaughter Part II Z to A (2013)

Papoose Alphabetical Slaughter: Part II Z to A (Lyrics) (Z) Z-zag-zig Zimbabwean Zambian Zaires Zodiac zoning Zulu, Zian zillion zapling zillionth zillionaire (Y) Yo you yeah, yesterday’s youth yearning You yellow-belly yankee ying yang yelling YESmen (X) X-rated Ex-African X-man Ex-leaders ex-clearance X-Malcolm X-Clan We want war, world war, world wide warning Walking with weapons…

IDFWU

Inequality Pay me what you owe me  Unequal pay  Unequal love  Unequal education Unequal respect  Unequal in the eyes of the law Dreams Deferred Yes we can, yes I can, yes I did Dreamer keep dreaming, dream for the future, no dream too small, some don’t dream at all Sweet dreams sweet lover of mine…

Angela Davis-Reading List

“The civil rights movement demanded access, and access has been granted to some. The challenge of the twenty-first century is not to demand equal opportunity to participate in the machinery of oppression. Rather, it is to identify and dismantle those structures in which racism continues to be embedded. This is the only way the promise…

Throwback Def Poetry Jam: Dana Gilmore

 Wife Woman Friend: Poem by Dana Gilmore i’m tired of peeking out my window and seeing shadows of youi can’t roll out with my girls without checking my rearviewyour callin’, breathin’ all hard on my phone like i can’t hear youand every time i hit the club you just happen to be there tooall i…

Nomzamo Winifred Zanyiwe Madikizela

Nomzamo Winifred Zanyiwe Madikizela also know as Winnie Mandela  spent over two decades fighting a racist government on behalf of the people of South Africa. Between 1962-1985 Winnie Mandela only accounted for 10 months of “freedom.” Winnie fought racism and apartheid by remaining an unrelenting, courageous advocate for freedom. During Winnie’s Political development and advocacy…