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…

We Interview Candy Corn

As many of you know by now, BWNC’s top notch investigative team has interviewed a various array of people, entities and whatchamacallits. And as the weather started to change and the leaves started to wither, we noticed that Fall is upon us. And with Fall, comes Halloween; and with Halloween comes candy; and with candy comes, well, a candy so divisive that it has caused family structures to collapse, relationships to end and Facebook comment threads to reach over 1k. We reached out to the one and only Candy Corn.…

Hurricane Ida Reflections By YaYa

Ida no… It was the 3rd of September, a day I’ll always remember…cause that was the day, that Entergy finally turned my electricity back on. Sighs in humidity. Sixteen years to the date, the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, along comes Hurricane Ida. Louisiana and its fans (coughs in *visitors*) know these three things to be annual truths: 1) Mardi Gras will have you liquored up and on ya’ ass, 2) during the week of the Bayou Classic rivalry between Jags and GramFam: “ain’t no friends bih” …and last but not…

Reflections on the 20th Anniversary of September 11th: What I recall at 19 and The Feelings I Have Today at 39

It was an ordinary Tuesday morning for me, as I finished preparing myself in the mirror before I walked to my first class of the day at Southern University and A & M College. It was muggy in Louisiana, and I remember taking my time with my barrel curling iron, ensuring every strand of hair was in place. It was 2001, and we were still mourning the loss of our beloved Aaliyah a few weeks prior, so it was pertinent that my bang swooped perfectly in her honor. I was…

How Rising Superstar Designer Ashley Noxolo is Making History and Bringing Real Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion to New York Fashion Week

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Atlanta, GA (September 7, 2021) – This fall, rising superstar designer Ashley Noxolo will be showcasing the brands’ newest shoe collection at New York Fashion Week, sponsored by Noxolo Ent and Black With No Chaser. This will be the 10 year anniversary from the first opportunity to showcase at NYFW in 2011. Noxolo Ent welcomes Black With No Chaser, filling the role of amplifying the success stories in the black community. Ashley Noxolo is Mississippi’s first shoe designer to showcase at New York Fashion Week and also…