Month: September 2019

NAACP, Killer Mike Implore Black People To Stand With Byron Allen in His $20 Billion Lawsuit Against Comcast

Subject NAACP; Byron Allen; Lawsuit Description An astute businessman and comedian, Byron Allen has gained support in his ongoing court battle against Comcast from rapper and activist Michael “Killer Mike” Render and The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Creator Cedric ‘BIG CED’ Thornton Source […]

Kehinde Wiley Makes a Statement With New Sculpture in Times Square

Subject Public Art Work, Sculpture, Times Square Description Titled Rumors of War, Wiley’s first-ever public art installation shines in the heart of New York City before moving to its permanent home in Virginia later this year. Creator Phoebe Hoban Source Publisher File

‘It’s Beyond Powerful’: OK Program Holds Luncheon in Oakland

Subject The OK Mission; Community; Mentorship Description Back in middle school — now 18-year-old Oakland native and youth pastor Romero Wesson joined the OK Program. “And, before that time, I didn’t know what I wanted to do with my life,” Wesson said. Creator Philippe Djegal Source Publisher […]

For 29 Years, the 100 Black Men of Jackson Have Been Serving Young Men of Color

Subject Scholarship And Mentoring Banquet; 100 Black Men; Mississippi Description More than 600 people showed up at the Jackson Convention Complex in downtown Jackson on September 21 for the annual Scholarship and Mentoring Banquet of the 100 Black Men of Jackson. Creator Othor Cain Source Publisher […]

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