Added by Afro-Punk on February 22, 2010 at 5:30pm —
TROUBLE WITH SCHOOLS. THE SHAPING OF THE AMERICAN MIND - Study Confirms That Colleges Are Turning Kids Into Homo-Loving, Liberal Elites!
Oh the hair.… Continue
Added by Afro-Punk on February 18, 2010 at 1:00am —
Hailing from North Carolina and Arizona the Carolina Chocolate Drops bring something truly new out of the old on their fifth studio album, Genuine Negro Jig.
It was November 2005 when the three of them (… Continue
Added by Afro-Punk on February 18, 2010 at 12:00am —
Starting today, we're bringing you some dope new features on afropunk.com, right in the Blogs section! Each contributor will capture the life of our community and bring their special brand of thought-provoking articles, videos and comic strips.
TODAY'S FEATURE:… Continue
Added by Afro-Punk on February 8, 2010 at 6:00pm —
For a man who's name evokes intensity with a shield of mystery, Saul Williams' single presence can quiet an entire room packed with people crossing all racial demographics. Making history with Afro-punk as the headliner of the 2009 U.S. tour, Saul Williams seemed like the perfect candidate to represent our idea of freedom of expression fused with tossing out racial boundaries and social norms.… Continue
Added by Afro-Punk on December 21, 2009 at 6:00pm —
Non-profit made History with the first African-American Polo team in the nation
"Founded in 1994, Work to Ride (WTR) is a 501 c3, non-profit community-based prevention program that aids disadvantaged urban youth though constructive activities centered on horsemanship, equine sports and education. The program is housed at Chamounix Stables, located in Fairmount Park, Philadelphia. This setting provides a unique opportunity to bring urban youth in contact with animals… Continue
Added by Afro-Punk on December 7, 2009 at 12:00pm —
Afro-punk: Do you think black people on the punk scene is a little odd?
Dylan: Umm, not at all. I think that society has a way of compartmentalizing people and life just isn't that text book. We need to embrace as much expression and creativity to get the best out of music. There is a real need for people to come together and music is a great venue for it.
Afro-punk: So, do you fuck… Continue
Added by Afro-Punk on October 21, 2009 at 5:30pm —
First African-American to build, own a golf course
Source: The New York Times
EAST CANTON, Ohio — Every corner of the modest two-story frame clubhouse he owns and operates, every tee and green of Clearview Golf Club, the 18-hole course he designed and built, bears the imprint of Bill Powell. Sown 63 years ago… Continue
Added by Afro-Punk on October 19, 2009 at 5:00pm —
We selected the baddest, dopest bands around and put together a fresh collection of 16 tracks to rock out to! From Saul Williams' extravagant "Convict Colony" to American Fangs' banging "Le Kick" and Earl Greyhound's "Oye Vaya", we have everything you need right here! For free!
Added by Afro-Punk on October 17, 2009 at 2:00pm —
* UPDATE: LIVING COLOUR JOINS THE TOUR ON SELECT DATES! (see below) *
* Show added: Nov. 11, Santa Barbara, CA @ Velvet Jones *
* Amp Fiddler Joins Us in Detroit on October 26! *
You've been waiting for it, and you know we have something sick in store for… Continue
Added by Afro-Punk on October 16, 2009 at 9:00am —
Hey guys, just wanna tell you about this great show on Broadway. Check it out! http://www.felaonbroadway.com/
"Enter the extravagant, decadent, rebellious world of a legendary musician.
A provocative hybrid of dance and Broadway musical, FELA! features the Afrobeat music of Fela Anikulapo–Kuti, a book by Jim Lewis and the direction and choreography of Tony® Award winner Bill T. Jones.
Added by Afro-Punk on October 10, 2009 at 5:30pm —
Are you "in-the-know" when it comes to uncovering underground venues, alternative scenes, artists and other afro-punkers in your city? Do you think you have what it takes to live Afro-punk for a day?
Represent your AP scene and score a free ticket to your city show!
Afro-punk is embarking on its first national tour and hitting a city near you. We want… Continue
Added by Afro-Punk on October 9, 2009 at 11:30am —
Hailing from various parts of New York City, with influences as divergent as Prince and Gwar, Activator's music is a fitting homage to classic NYC Hardcore with a twist. Catch the guys on tour with Saul Williams at this year's Afro Punk CMJ showcase and select dates along the tour. Click… Continue
Added by Afro-Punk on October 7, 2009 at 7:00pm —
Not your regular listening parties! You might have seen Cipher in the Afro-Punk movie, or ripping the stage at one of our shows. This socially conscious hardcore band always brings the heat, and we're so excited to hear about the release of their new record "The Joyous Collapse"! Bandleader Moe explains below how you can be a part… Continue
Added by Afro-Punk on October 5, 2009 at 12:00pm —
The Noisettes: "Wild Young Hearts"
London Trio Releases New Album in the US
One of our favorite UK bands just released their new record in the US!… Continue
Added by Afro-Punk on October 2, 2009 at 5:30pm —
And the winners are... Drum roll...
1st Prize: Christopher Irving! Thanks Chris for posting dope videos year-round.
2nd Prize: PolarVibez! Keep posting that good stuff! :)
3rd prize: Dwayne! (who also happens to be a very talented photographer!)…
Added by Afro-Punk on October 1, 2009 at 1:30pm —
Tony Hansberry II
14-year-old develops a way of sewing up patients after hysterectomies
Tony Hansberry II is a ninth-grader. The new sewing technique he has developed helps to to reduce the risk of complications and simplifies the hysterectomy procedure for less seasoned surgeons.
This neurosurgeon in the making attends… Continue
Added by Afro-Punk on September 21, 2009 at 5:00pm —
First Black player in the National Hockey League
Special thanks to AP Community member Amoni for telling us about him!
Willie O'Ree was born on October 15, 1935 in Fredericton, New Brunswick in Canada. He began playing ice hockey as a child in Canada… Continue
Added by Afro-Punk on September 11, 2009 at 4:00pm —
Hi good people,
There are some cool new features on www.afropunk.com! You can now see a Status box at the top of your Profile pages. This is the place to share some exciting news or tell everyone what's on your mind!
Your updates will appear not only on your page, but on the home page in the Latest Activity section.
You can also change the color of the status box on your page! Just go to Manage My Page > Appearance >… Continue
Added by Afro-Punk on September 11, 2009 at 2:30pm —
First Black woman to direct a feature film for a major Hollywood studio.
Euzhan Palcy is an award-winning film director from Martinique whose movies often deal with resistance to oppression. She believes that filmmakers have a responsibilty. "We can show people a situation - shed light on it without preaching".
Palcy moved to… Continue
Added by Afro-Punk on August 31, 2009 at 4:30pm —