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Post Trayvon Martin Killer Verdict

By Brittney M. Walker Police aren’t just getting away with it, it’s regular American’s with guns. One thing that terrifies me the most about this acquittal is that it’s no longer white cops getting off killing Black men; it’s regular citizens. It’s not enough the Black community has to exist …

Michele Shay Talks About the August Wilson Effect

By Brittney M. Walker During a special launch event for the August Wilson American Century Cycle Celebration, hosted by Lincoln Motor Company at New York’s Jerome L. Greene Space, actress and director Michele Shay publicly explored her intimate and spiritual relationship with August Wilson’s work. During the panel discussion and …

August Wilson American Century Cycle Celebration

  Sponsored by Lincoln Motor Company, the August Wilson American Century Cycle Celebration launched recently at New York’s The Green Space, with celebrity appearances by Kenny Leon, Phylicia Rashad, Michelle Shay, Steven McKinley Henderson, and Ruben Santiago-Hudson. Ten of August Wilson’s dynamic plays will be recorded and available to the public …

Reality TV and Black Women – Crack of the New Age

By Brittney M. Walker Reality television has taken societal values to a whole new low, particularly for the Black community. With the recent airing of top rated reality show, “The Real Housewives of Atlanta: Reunion,” I had to step back and wonder about the damage this show along with others …

“Free Angela” Premiere in Harlem

At the red carpet premiere of “Free Angela and All Political Prisoners” at Harlem’s Schomburg, celebrities and guests from all walks of life came to support the documentary of the year. Directed by Shola Lynch, the film first debuted at the Tribeca Film Festival and finally was released to the …

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