Hi guys, please tell us what you think about the piece The New York Times recently published about the Procter & Gamble campaign "My Black Is Beautiful", their new documentary "Imagine A Future", while the company also makes/markets skin-bleaching products.
"The documentary does not mention that Olay, a Procter & Gamble…
Hi guys, we're just sharing an article about goth people of color and "race politics" in goth culture. It quotes many articles we've published, such as 'GOTH. The Aesthetic and The Subculture: Getting Past the Stupid Shit.' and …Continue
Hi guys, we'd like to tell you about the POC Zine Project, in which long-time AFROPUNK member Osa is involved (you might remember her from her DIY zine for Black punk rockers Shotgun Seamstress).
POC Zine Project will be at the…
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We told you about 'People, Hell and Angels', a collection of 12 Jimi Hendrix previously unreleased tracks, to be released March 4. After single 'Somewhere', here's another previously unreleased track, 'Earth Blues' (stream below - via…Continue
Hey guys, although many don't go as far as South African artist Mshoza (pictured below), a lot of people still hurt themselves emotionally when they let unhealthy beauty standards (hair, skin color, etc.) become their own.
Just wanted to get the conversation going. Everyone is somehow affected. How do we make sure that women, men, boys and girls get out of this vicious circle? - Lou C-D…
Previously unreleased Jimi Hendrix material? That's enough to get our attention. We recently told you guys about the upcoming Jimi album 'People, Hell and Angels'. Did you hear the first single? It's called somewhere and you can get a sneak peek below.
Hendrix recorded it with Stephen Stills and Buddy Miles. He was in an experimental phase.
Album 'People, Hell and Angels' coming out March 5, 2013.…
An estimated 10,000 meals served in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, thousands of pounds of clothes and supplies distributed. All of this organized by Occupy Sandy, Occupy Wall Street's hurricane relief effort. Slate.com asks: "Is Occupy Wall Street Outperforming the Red Cross in Hurricane Relief?"
Is horizontal organizing more effective…
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Ok now, this 'Dear White People' satire video is causing a commotion on the web. Writer/director/producer Justin Simien says: "Meant to articulate the sometimes funny, mostly harmless, but occasionally painful experience of being a Black face in a vastly white place (i.e. most Hollywood work environments) @DearWhitePeople also served an ulterior motive of mine. I'd been working for some time on a satire about race identity. The feature script for Dear White People follows the…Continue
From West Side Story to The Prince of Persia, there has been a long tradition in Hollywood of casting white actors in roles intended for people of color. In an industry where minorities don’t get enough good roles as it is, it’s always a little disconcerting for me to watch California-born Natalie Wood play a Puerto Rican immigrant, or peep Mickey Rooney with taped back eye-lids hamming it up in Breakfast at Tiffany’s. It would be nice to think that…Continue
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Getting ready for the release of 'Roses N' Guns 2: the BADDER ASSED Mixtape That Rocks', indie hip-hop/pop/rock artist Nikki Lynette gives the middle finger to norm and rules once again, releasing two videos before the project drops on May 18th. In the first one, 'Bird = Word 2.0', the AP member only appears briefly at the…Continue