“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
Tired of being let down by [some of] social media’s content? Were you recently exposed to a gruesome murder or a random subway fight on Facebook? Feeling like your President is letting you down? Is that annoying co worker subtweeting you again?? Well, here’s an inspirational boost: Gucci Mane has been on a motivational kick lately, I don’t know if this is just the promo for his upcoming autobiography, but I’m 100 percent here for the positive vibes he’s been giving all summer ’17. Here’s some #TRAPspiration for you: #BURR #WOP Everyone can benefit from creating a positive mindset and … Continue reading #NeverEverEverEverGIVEUP : I’ll Take Trap-spiration for 1017 Alex!
Ama Marfo, recent Drexel University graduate and frequent international flyer created an affordable way to travel through her start-up company “Airfordable.” As a student at Drexel, Marfo could not afford to foot the bill to visit her family home in Ghana during semester breaks: “I wanted to see my family in Ghana during school breaks, but couldn’t afford the $2,000 ticket,” she recalled. “I stayed in the dorm alone or with other international students who couldn’t go home. Because of this personal frustration, I set out to determine how to make travel more accessible.” -Ama Marfo Marfo ultimately took … Continue reading Put Your Next Flight On Layaway With “Airfordable”
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 look to see people who are from the community make it to a higher status and give back. In this instance, it’s beneficial to young people. One time for the culture. This tour kicked off in April and will continue on this month. … Continue reading When you put on for your city: it’s Lee Mazin!
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 … Continue reading @Asheru
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 … Continue reading #ScienceNOTSilence : A March For Science 4.22.17
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 … Continue reading AASL & Shea Moisture Presents: Black Empowerment
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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 we wacking walkietalkies wearing wardens We with whatever, “what what” wilding wherever war went Warlock, warpath, warfare, warriors with warrants Wasting white whine, wearing Wu-wear with wallabes Why would we waste words we weakening wigs wobbly (V) Vengeful villains vandalize villages viciously Vandavere vandike, very … Continue reading Papoose Alphabetical Slaughter Part II Z to A (2013)
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, … Continue reading IDFWU