black culture

102-Year-Old Former Chorus Line Dancer Sees Herself On Film For First Time (VIDEO)

102-Year-Old Former Chorus Line Dancer Sees Herself On Film For First Time (VIDEO)

via Alice’s website: The Wikipedia article for the Harlem Renaissance is a great place to start learning about the time period and cultural movement that Alice was a part of in the beginning of her career. From YouTube: Alice Barker was a chorus line dancer during the Harlem Renaissance of the the 1930s and 40s. She danced […]

Fox Empire TV Show: Black Exploitation Television Or Just Entertainment?

Fox Empire TV Show: Black Exploitation Television Or Just Entertainment?

Last fall Fox launched a new black prime time  drama called “Empire.” For those unfamiliar with the premise of the show, here is a brief synopsis. “Lucious Lyon (Terrence Howard), a former drug dealer now turned hip hop mogul and CEO of Empire Entertainment, learns he has ALS. His life begins to cave in around […]

Shake It Off Shake It Off: White People’s Clandestine Affair With Black Culture

Shake It Off Shake It Off: White People’s Clandestine Affair With Black Culture

Recently Amandla Stenberg released a very controversial YouTube video titled “Don’t Cash Crop On My Cornrows.” The video was met with the usual reactions. Most black people agreed with her as well as many white people. Then you had the segment of “De-railers.” De-railers are people who bring up the same tired defensive arguments whenever […]

A Dad Tries To Save Son From Gang — How He Does It Will Freak You Out (VIDEO)

A Dad Tries To Save Son From Gang — How He Does It Will Freak You Out (VIDEO)

There has long been a growing divide between a greater consensus of the Black community in America and liberals regarding physical discipline on children. You would be hard pressed to find many Black adults who had not been subject to physical discipline during their childhoods by parents, family, even teachers and church members. It’s no […]

Race In America: Recognizing My White Privilege

Race In America: Recognizing My White Privilege

White Privilege.??Many deny it’s existence, unaware that the leg up they’ve received in their own lives simply because they’ve been born with the right skintone – yet in the wake of Mike Brown’s death in Ferguson, 12 year old Tamir Rice’s murder in Cleveland, and Eric Garner’s murder at the hands of police in New […]