Esperanza Spalding Appointed to Harvard’s Music Department Faculty | Harvard University, Music Department

Harvard University, Harvard University, Music Department Photo: Jersean Golatt, Featured Image July 24, 2017: We are pleased to report that Esperanza Spalding has joined the faculty of the Department of Music at Harvard University as Professor of the Practice, with an appointment beginning July 2017. Spalding will teach a range of courses in songwriting, arranging, […]

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African American Economics: Real Facts | Black Enterprise

Black Enterprise Editors, Black Enterprise iStock/Kate Sept 2004, Featured Image Black families are more confident about achieving the American Dream than the general population. However, African Americans fall short on executing life-changing measures such as accumulating wealth, being better prepared for retirement and building up savings. Here are a few facts (and advice) about African […]

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The Explosive Chapter Left Out of Malcolm X’s Autobiography | History.com

Missy Sullivan, History.com Truman Moore/The LIFE Images Collection/Getty Images, Featured Image It’s not often that a little-known chapter from one of the most important books of the 20th century emerges into the public sphere. Especially one in which a prominent civil-rights figure delivers a stern rebuke to his race. In July 2018, the Schomburg Center […]

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FUBU Is Back With A Relaunch Of The Iconic Fashion Brand | According 2 Hip Hop

A2HH, According 2 Hip Hop Jessica Griffin / Staff Photographer, Featured Image FUBU is back with a streetwear capsule available exclusively at cENTURY 21. As the first product created under FUBU’s “Can’t Resist a Classic” campaign, the capsule references the brand’s ‘90s-era styles, offering 10 pieces based on the classics that helped to crystallize streetwear’s […]

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This North Philly bar near Temple hosted legends like Coltrane and Patti LaBelle, but its owner refuses to sell | The Inquirer, Philly.com

Brandon Harden, The Inquirer, Philly.com Jessica Griffin / Staff Photographer, Featured Image Jake Adams remembers when a 15-year-old Jill Scott tried to sing in his North Philly jazz bar, ballroom, and restaurant, New Barber’s Hall. It was 1987, and the venue was riding high with intimate performances by such jazz and R&B stars as Dottie […]

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She Isn’t High-Maintenance, You’re Just Low Effort | Her Way

April Callaghan, Her Way Last time I checked, having standards doesn’t make a woman high-maintenance, it just makes her a person who knows what she wants. It doesn’t make her a mission impossible, it just requires a bit more effort than it normally would. And putting in extra effort can be a problem to some, […]

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Poster tying Rep. Ilhan Omar to 9/11 attack sparks angry confrontation in W.Va. Capitol | USA Today

William Cummings, USA Today WASHINGTON, DC – JANUARY 10: U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) listens during a news conference on prescription drugs January 10, 2019 at the Capitol in Washington, DC. Congressional Democrats held a news conference to introduce a legislative package “that would drastically reduce prescription drug prices in the United States.” (Photo by […]

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