Issue 16

Article titled Josephine St. Pierre Ruffin

Josephine St. Pierre Ruffin

“Called ‘a woman of rare force of character, mental alertness and of generous impulses’ by Booker T. Washington, Ruffin dedicated her life to bettering the lives of women and African Americans both locally and nationally.” ~ National Par... Continue Reading
Article titled Earl G. Graves

Earl G. Graves

“Earl Graves was a catalyst for change and progress in the African American community … He also provided a bridge from the African American community to the larger White corporate community.  He challenged the status quo.  And he soug... Continue Reading
Article titled Slaughter’s Big Rip-Off (1973)

Slaughter’s Big Rip-Off (1973)

n this follow-up to Slaughter released the year prior, Slaughter (Jim Brown), the Vietnam veteran and former Green Beret captain, has settled in Los Angeles, California.  He is seeking peace after having killed Dominic Hoffo, a boss of a mob facti... Continue Reading
Article titled Slaughter (1972)

Slaughter (1972)

This film is about Slaughter (Jim Brown), a former captain of the Green Berets, and his mission to avenge the death of his parents.  Murdered from a car bomb set to detonate when his father turned the key in his ignition, Slaughter knows these dea... Continue Reading
Article titled Black Nation

Black Nation

Black Nation is a digital app that was founded by Rameish Budhoo in 2018.  The impetus behind its creation was to connect consumers who wanted to support Black-owned businesses and for Black-owned businesses to share their goods, products and ... Continue Reading
Article titled Gullah Geechee Ring Shouters

Gullah Geechee Ring Shouters

Anchored in Darien, Georgia, the Gullah Geechee Ring Shouters are a critically-acclaimed collective of African-Americans who are preserving cultural aspects of their ancestral heritage via performance and education.  Professionally formed ... Continue Reading
Article titled BLACKListed Culture – Sounds XXXX

BLACKListed Culture – Sounds XXXX

“There are all forms of it that we forgotten … I want to remind people that Black music is amazing …” ~ Robert Glasper Because music enhances life and gives song to Our Humanity … Etta Jones – “If I Had You”Albert King – �... Continue Reading