Celebrating Black August 2020

If you’re new to Black August, get ready for a quick history lesson. While February is the renowned month to celebrate BLACKNESS, the month of August holds so much power and “it goes to show that we stand on the shoulders of giants,” eloquently quoted by Monifa Bandele, one of the founders of the annual concert Black August. This concert is a celebration of Hip-Hop and our Freedom Fighters pushing the adamant message of freeing all the Political Prisoners and abolishing prisons. This year the concert has transitioned into a…

Always & Wakanda: Chadwick Boseman

A new member has been inducted into Black August and we call him the magnificent King T’Challa. Marvel defines T’Challa as the King of the secretive and highly advanced African nation of Wakanda— as well as the powerful warrior known as The Black Panther, ruler and protector of Wakanda; a job fit for a King. That is prophetically accurate, rightfully so and rightfully earned, Chadwick Boseman is EXACTLY THAT for us. Where do I begin? We wish we could’ve wrapped you in that high-tech Black Panther suit and mask, so…