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Teen Bullied About Her Complexion Fights Back with Success #blackgirlmagic

We of the African diaspora come in different shades and should not be made to feel embarrassed about our particular hue. We were born a certain shade and we don’t have any control over it. Every shade is beautiful. One teen, Kheris Rodgers, was bullied about her ebony complexion. Click here to see how she […]

A Poem Celebrating black girls by Teri Ellen Cross Davis

AfroPunk Fest Lands in Brooklyn!

AfroPunk Fest Lands in Brooklyn!

For over 10 years, the AfroPunk Festival has united music fans from all ages, genders, political beliefs and orientations–all for the love of music! The 2-day weekend fest included concerts, an AfroPunk ball and parties in Manhattan and Brooklyn from August 21-23, 2015. The annual music festival began in 2005 at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) […]

Watch a Living Music Icon, Prince on SNL 2nite!

Hey! If you are not a Prince fan, you will be after watching Prince make history on Saturday Night Live (SNL) tonight. I hope you will tune in to witness this history-making moment of an unprecendented 8-minute jam session without commercials–a first in SNL’s 40-year history. Most music performances are broken up into two segments, but […]

Restoration Rocks is Back Again with Hip-Hop Legends Slick Rick and Doug E. Fresh

Restoration Rocks is Back Again with Hip-Hop Legends Slick Rick and Doug E. Fresh

What are you doing this Saturday? I know where I’ll be! I will doing the “Dougie” dance on Fulton Street to the hip-hop rhymes of Dougie Fresh and Slick Rick and the soulful sounds of Rochelle Fleming. I love attending Restoration Rocks! It’s great fun with the fam and to see my Bed-Stuy neighbors. Restoration […]

See Nas Without Leaving Home

The documentary film, “Nas: Time is Illmatic” about legendary MC, Nas is now available on iTunes, in movie theaters in select cities AND On Demand. As soon as I received the email from the Tribeca Film Festival about viewing On Demand, I saw the film the same day from my TV. Tribeca was the first […]

Michael Jackson is Back?

We all had Michael Jackson back for just a moment as hologram at the Billboard Awards. It’s unfortunate that the same people who ridiculed and criticized him are now heralding him as one of the greatest entertainers ever. Whatever. Newsflash! his “true fans” already knew that he was one of the most prolific singers and […]