Kendrick, The Writer

Being a great writer means, well, how the fuck should I know? I’m just so-so. But I THINK it means a lot of things. A lot of similar attributes are universally attached to all great writers, with one of them being vulnerability. Entertainingly vulnerable is a chore. A writer like Kendrick Lamar has the gift of letting us, the stranger; and us, his reader, into his space while keeping our attention. After he lets us in, the relationship matures. From song to song, he guides us through the innerworkings of…

WNBA Star Brittney Griner held captive in Russia 3 weeks and counting

Reported by multiple outlets, WNBA star And Olympian Brittney Griner is currently being held captive and has been for the last 3 weeks after Russian Customs agents alleged they found vape cartridges with hashish oil in her luggage. This is the first time national or international news has truly spoken on it. Obviously the backdrop of Griner, An American born player, held captive during a time of conflict between Russia, Ukraine, and Ukrainian Allies including America makes the situation incredibly tense. In fact, the thought alone that Griner has been…

Jobs for the People: Black With No Chaser Announces New Partnership with GAIN POWER

GAIN Power, the premier platform for progressive political professionals and organizations servicing over 3,000 employers and more than 50,000 individuals, is excited to announce a new partnership with Black With No Chaser, the hottest new multimedia platform on Black culture, reaching over 39 million people a month and has a collective following of 500,000 and counting. Our partnership will bring you new events and programs over the next few months, focusing on leveraging our unique communities for mutual benefit by exposing new Black talent to progressive political professional opportunities and helping…

Video: Black and Brown Arizona State Students forced to Defend New Multicultural Solidarity Center and Themselves from White Supremacist Rhetoric

On September 23, 2021 two white males displaying white supremacist & anti Black rhetoric walked into the recently constructed Arizona State Multicultural Solidarity Center (MSC). The MSC space is a safe space advocated for by Black & Brown students for the last 5 years. The center finally opened in Fall of 2021. For perspective it is CURRENTLY FALL OF 2021. The students of color who use the center as a safe space feel that ASU didn’t listen to their concerns regarding making the center safe for them from these types…

Why We Should Be Hella Concerned About Environmental Racism By Kymberly Akpowowo

What does August 29, 2005, vs. August 29, 2021, have in common? Sadly, a lot. Exactly 16 years to the day that Hurricane Katrina wreaked havoc in the state of Louisiana residents are dealing with Hurricane Ida. 16 years later we have made minimal progress in the fight to dismantle/improve the damaging effects of structural and environmental racism. To note, about 60% of the population in New Orleans is Black. At the time this post was penned, more than 800,000 residents were without power, sewage, or water in Louisiana. Of…