Issue 7

Article titled Kenneth B. Clark

Kenneth B. Clark

“Mr. Clark’s studies were widely credited with influencing the U.S. Supreme Court’s 1954 decision overturning racially segregated public schooling.” ~ Alan Richard, writer Kenneth Bancroft Clark was born on July 14, 1914 to Arthu... Continue Reading
Article titled Mamie P. Clark

Mamie P. Clark

“Her career focused attention on the particular problems faced by minority youth, and her work ushered in new approaches to treatment and remains a landmark in the history of psychology.” ~ Encyclopedia of Arkansas In Hot Springs, Ar... Continue Reading
Article titled Fresh (1994)

Fresh (1994)

This urban, coming-of-age film features the story of Michael (Sean Melson), a clever and street-savvy, twelve-year old reared by his aunt in his grandmother’s house in Brooklyn.  Known by his nickname, “Fresh”, he acts as a drug carrier, or ... Continue Reading
Article titled South Central (1992)

South Central (1992)

South Central, set in the eponymous region of Los Angeles, is centered around Bobby Johnson (Glenn Plummer).  He is a member of the Hoover Street Deuces, a prominent gang that is constantly vying for control of South Central.  It opens with him, ... Continue Reading
Article titled Step Afrika!

Step Afrika!

Located inside the Atlas Performing Arts Center at 1313-33 H Street NE in Washington D.C., Step Afrika! is the first professional dance company in the world centered upon stepping, a percussive style of movement. Founded by African-American chor... Continue Reading
Article titled A.I.M. Dance Company

A.I.M. Dance Company

Housed temporarily at 1360 Fulton Street in the Brooklyn borough of New York City is the Abraham in Motion (A.I.M.) Dance Company.  Founded by renowned choreographer Kyle Abraham, the work of the A.I.M. Dance Company, according to its website,... Continue Reading
Article titled BLACKListed Culture – Sounds XXXI

BLACKListed Culture – Sounds XXXI

“There are all forms of it that we forgotten … I want to remind people that Black music is amazing …” ~ Robert Glasper Music encourages and enhances Black Life … GRATITUDE and SALUTE!! Clyde McPhatter & The Drifters – “Mon... Continue Reading