New Docu-Series: Shades

“The DMV means the realest.”- Shades Shades (the DMV) is an unscripted series focusing on the lives of young African American men and women residing in the District of Columbia. A group of DC natives will document their experiences in expressing culture, overcoming racial opposition, discovering their heritage and their involvement in real events in their community. The creators of Shades-the-DMV (Love Nafi & Nadia Marie Sasso) have a mission of changing our generation’s (millennials’) perception of our community and the world as a whole.   Watch the official trailer: https://fast.wistia.com/embed/iframe/1bpn226xho “The docu-series is focused on Afro- millennial’s starting a … Continue reading New Docu-Series: Shades

“I’ll tell you what freedom is to me—No Fear!” Happy Birthday Nina Simone #BlackHistoryMonth

Happy Birthday to the Legendary Nina Simone (February 21, 1933 – April 21, 2003)! She would’ve turned 84 years old today. Nina Simone used her voice in many ways making her one of the most talented individuals in her era … Continue reading “I’ll tell you what freedom is to me—No Fear!” Happy Birthday Nina Simone #BlackHistoryMonth

Brace Yourself For This Long List of Black Inventors

Happy Black History Month!!!!!! Here’s a list of black inventors and their inventions: Bessie Blount Griffin (1914-2009) Patented a device allowing amputees to feed themselves Garrett Morgan (1877–1963) Hair-straightening products, a breathing device, a revamped sewing machine and an improved … Continue reading Brace Yourself For This Long List of Black Inventors