Tuned-Up and Tuned-In: The nation was live for the Head of State’s big top of the year speech. The Live Stream, Updates & Summary of State of The Union Address went down with the POTUS looking relaxed, confident and energizing his words more than we’ve seen. With a lot of disappointment over only brief mentions of #BlackLivesMatter issues (Twitter-verse ready in waiting for the ‘State of the Black Union’ #SOBU), MUCH was said over what was not said. Is it Obama ‘for the win’ or nah???
NBC Launches NBCBLK for Black Culture News and officially becomes the latest news conglomerate to feature “the black experience.” From politics in foreign lands to what’s happening in our own United States, the word on the streets of major cities, down to your own hood, NBC aims to echo the BET phrase, “we got you.”
The disrespect is so real SMH! In a recorded conversation following the recent police funerals NYPD Says Mayor de Blasio Sucks the C**k of Every Protester in yet another scathing rant. We get it, but…damn. Why they so mad bruh?! Read the scripts and see if you can find an answer.
Kentucky Teens Wanted in “Bonnie & Clyde” Crime Spree. The two runaways, an 18yr old male and a 13 yr old female are wanted by police for destroying thousands of dollars in property, stealing vehicles and cashing false checks.
Just released was a preview of next week’s MLK holiday cover for the iconic New Yorker magazine, already stirring up controversy. Hitting the newsstands will be epic cover art as The New Yorker Previews MLK, Brooklyn Cop, Garner, Trayvon Cover linking arm in arm, a la the 1965 march from Selma to Montgomery.
Uproar over “Hollywood White Wash” is upon us but Do We Really Care? #OscarsSoWhite Hashtag Goes Viral due to the apparent lack of diversity in this year’s Oscar nominations. Despite what you might think it’s not people of color doing all the ‘hating’ either…but is this change or just misplaced anger? At this point, do we really care what the Oscar’s thinks?
Get your views up!!!…Reaching out to more young people with an innovative and un-rehearsed interview series, YouTube Stars Are Headed to the White House for #YouTubeAsksObama that will be happening two days after his State of the Union address next Tuesday. So who made the cut? For starters…the “Cinnamon Challenge” chick got in!!!
Crazy Horse was and is a legendary Oglala Lakota indigenous (aka Native American) warrior–hero. A 500+ foot memorial has been being carved in larger than life stone in his memory since 1948!–in the Black Hills of Custer County, South Dakota. Though we can finally put a face to it, this generation of dedicated builders say they’ll be dead before the epic Crazy Horse Memorial Still Being Built is fully finished.
Rikers has been known for more than just housing bids by Lil’ Wayne and Bobby Shmurda, it’s also known for its brutal conditions and reputation as “one of the most dysfunctional jails in America.” A little less so now, as NYC Ends Solitary Confinement of Young Adults and in a swift move surprisingly becomes a leader in prison reform for the entire country.