Mississippi mother of 4 loses everything in flood and is in desperate need of our help.

I Had a friend and classmate from Tougaloo who is the mother of 4 children one being a very small infant daughter call me this morning. She and her family were victims of the flood last month. they were all left homeless, without clothing, and a car after the flooding last month. Their home was almost completely submerged by the waters. They are going to need a lot of help and support from us as a village as fema can not assist because no national disaster was declared and mema…

Kylie Jenner and the ‘Copyright Infringement’ of the Black Woman

By Frenshea Love I ain’t gone lie, when I first saw Kylie Jenner’s latest picture I was like, okkayy Beyonce.’  It wasn’t until I jumped deep into the comment section that I realized it was not Queen Bey. It was Kylie Jenner parading in her likeness.   Besides my usual distaste for the Kardashian clan, the picture further disturbed me. On Facebook, Maceo Cassell responded to Kylie’s picture with this collage and wrote, “If copyright infringement was a person.” Beneath the layer of comedy, Cassell’s remark illustrates the assault against…

Trigger Warning: Man Followed, Stopped & Tased by Plain Clothes NYPD Officer in Brooklyn

This is a tough video to watch but it’s important to shed light and hold the New York police accountable to citizens. This occurred in Brooklyn New York. The young man was in the park in Canarsie shortly at approximately 7:50 pm( the park does not close until 9pm) when approached by a plain clothes officer. After the initial illegal stop- multiple officers swarmed down on the young man. According to the video recorder twitter user @TheVelvetRope__ “I’m walking home from work and this undercover cop was holding this man.…

Hear All Black, See All Black, Be All Black

The Baton Rogue Art House is what KAWD Art Gallery is known as in the city where the mission is to educate, inspire and increase social consciousness by telling our stories. At Kawd, Kristen Downing, works with the community for events, exhibitions, and more. As you walk through the gallery there are countless art pieces that stop you in your tracks, there is no way you can quickly pass anything the eye captures. As you enter rooms, the vibes all noticeably change yet staying the same, BLACK. You can witness…