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Photo series: Black women giving zero fucks about police intimidation

Posted by Eye Candy on February 23, 2017 at 11:00am 0 Comments

Filmmaker Matthew A. Cherry is just as prolific on the Twittersphere as he is on the big screen. In a tweet series that went viral, Cherry decided to celebrate “Black women unbothered by the police: A Photo Series” for Black…

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Ugandan-born, Nairobi-based photographer Sarah Waiswa captures the contemporary faces of Africa

Posted by Eye Candy on February 23, 2017 at 12:00pm 0 Comments

We’re loving the work of Ugandan-born, Nairobi-based photographer Sarah Waiswa. Waiswa is a documentary and portrait photog whose work centers around identity, specifically the ‘New African Identity’, which is the…

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Black transwoman Keke Collier shot and killed in Chicago #BlackTransLivesMatter

Posted by Gender Bent on February 23, 2017 at 11:58am 0 Comments



We’ve lost another Black trans life. Tuesday in Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood, a 24-year old transwoman named Keke Collier was shot and killed, according to WLS-TV. Early reports have misgendered Collier as male, although… Continue

Stream experimental electropunk artist Pink Oculus’ eclectic vibes and brilliant visuals

Posted by Sound Check on February 23, 2017 at 12:30pm 0 Comments

There’s something brewing in The Netherlands and the music is bubbling right with it. Dutch singer Pink Oculus, born Esperanza Denswil, is a triple threat: singer, emcee, and producer, combining the energies and sounds of hip hop,… Continue

Hidden Figures: John Horse, Osceola & the Black Seminoles led the largest slave rebellion in U.S. History

Posted by The Race Card on February 23, 2017 at 1:30pm 0 Comments

The largest slave rebellion in U.S. History is conveniently left out of our history books, but we’re here to remind and reeducate the freedom fighters of the present of the rich legacy from which they came. In the early 1800s,…

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12-year-old literacy advocate Marley Dias is publishing an activism guide for children and teens

Posted by Eye Candy on February 23, 2017 at 2:26pm 0 Comments

12-year-old literary advocate and activist Marley Dias is publishing an activism guide for kids and teens, as announced by …

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NEW MUSIC: Oakland Afro-Soul Quartet Bells Atlas Find Grace in Heartbreak on Stunning New Single “NCAT” #SoundCheck

Posted by Sound Check on February 23, 2017 at 4:26pm 0 Comments

Even at their most heartbroken, Bells Atlas can't resist the allure of a deep groove. The shades of pain and frustration that color their latest single “NCAT” (Nothing Comes After This), inhabit the fringes, while singer Sandra…

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VIDEO PREMIERE: UK indie pop singer Iris Gold gets vulnerable in acoustic visual for ‘Do You Know What I Mean’

Posted by Sound Check on February 23, 2017 at 10:00am 0 Comments

Pulled back and bare, British pop singer Iris Gold shows the softest side of her in new acoustic version of yet to be released song ‘Do You Know What I Mean.’ Born in the UK and raised in Denmark, Iris Gold has been making waves…

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