Black Artists

Even Techno Music was Black and Political Before it Became Consumed By The White Mainstream

— ADVERTISEMENT — When you think of techno music you probably think of crowds of young mostly-white partygoers, carefree and intoxicated on feelings of love due to various of substances as they dance around to some obscure European DJ in a converted warehouse. Techno has become in many ways a near pure white-led scene, seemingly …

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Highlighting the Pan-African Weekend, 2019, NYC

Pan-African Weekend

WHAT IS THE PAN-AFRICAN WEEKEND? July 18-21, 2019 Celebrating Black Women, Business and Careers, Black Youth and Produced by Face2Face-Africa. Held in New York City, the Pan-African Weekend is a prestigious annual event that celebrates, connects, and empowers the black diaspora community through networking, dialogue, culture, and much more. The action-packed fest features four major …

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To The Memory of John Singleton

To a man who single-handedly took on racial stereotypes waged against all Black “boyz in the ‘hood,” structured an idea about what it means to kill one another and to ‘man up’ and become a REAL Black man in America (“Baby Boy”), who gave the world a glance at what it looks like to have …

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Haki Madhubuti – Writing from the Personal to the Political

Born on February 23, 1942, as Donald LEE, Dr. Haki R. Madhubuti is an African-American poet, author, and founder of Third World Press, the country’s oldest black-owned independent publishing house. Early Life and Education Haki Madhubuti’s childhood was far from an easy one. He had to teach himself what right from wrong as his father abandoned him …

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Langston Hughes- The Great Story Teller

Langston Hughes was born on February 1, 1902, in Joplin, Missouri.  His parents were James Hughes and Carrie Langston Hughes. Langston’s mother was a teacher and his father a lawyer and wealthy landowner. Langston Hughes was an African-American male whose origins like most African-Americans can be traced back to West Africa. His father later moved …

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Jordan Peele to Create Jim Crow Horror Series for HBO

We knew that following the success of the box office hit, Get Out, we’d see more from comedian-turned-director Jordan Peele. Carving an entirely new path in filmmaking adjoining art and social awareness, he’s back to produce a series called “Lovecraft Country” set in the 1950s Jim Crow South. Also joining the production team is creator …

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