Category: Black History Month

10-10-15 Justice or Else March [Video]

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Today marked the 20th anniversary of the historical Million Man March on Washington.  Minister Louis Farrakhan delivered a powerful message to the hundreds of thousands who  attended and millions of live streamers around the world.  The “Justice or Else” theme resonated with many bringing out tons of celebrities and other familiar faces alike.  (more…)

Serena Williams: The Ordinary Extraordinary Woman

Serena WilliamsIs excellence enough while black in America?  Though it comes at a lofty price in general; black excellence, I’d venture to say; you’d have to be black to fully understand the emotional toll.

To be considered great in an arena dominated by those very-much unlike you is a tremendous feat in and of itself.  Serena Williams reached this pinnacle through determination, mental ability, and sheer desire to win.   (more…)

Edward Enninful Slays In ‘W’ Magazine ‘Now Trending’ Spread Featuring All-Black Models

Edward EnninfulBritish fashion and style director Edward Enninful took a bold step forward in his latest ‘Now Trending’ spread for ‘W’ magazine.  The spread features all-black models draped in the hottest collections for the fall in beautiful lace and eccentric patterns.   (more…)

Who Is: Dustin “Dreddy” Brown

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Dustin “Dreddy” Brown

Thirty-year-old Dustin “Dreddy” Brown wowed the Wimbledon crowd in a dazzling win over two-time champion Rafael Nadal.  Dreddy won 7-5 3-6 6-4 6-4 to reach the third round of the tournament with his swashbuckling style, serve and impressive shot selection.   (more…)

President Obama Says Goodbye to Ambitious Mentees in White House Mentorship Program

President Obama said goodbye to more than two-dozen mentees who completed the White House Mentorship and Leadership Program.  Obama seems eager to help those who first try to help themselves.  This should be understandable given the fact that he himself came from meager beginnings and worked hard to overcome his circumstances.  (more…)

Parents Say NAACP Leader Rachel Dolezal Lied About Being Black

Rachel DolezalNow that’s a first!  Usually we hear about certain people “passing” or going out of their way to deny or hide their blackness but for NAACP leader Rachel Dolezal; her parents say she in fact lied about being black.  My brother thinks she might be a spy.  My question is being Black a criteria for working for the NAACP??? (more…)