#BlackOutParchman is a MOVEMENT!

As cities are protesting around the country, online, and in the streets, there is a movement going on behind the penitentiary walls of Mississippi. People who are being held captive inside of Parchman Penitentiary are calling out for statewide prison reform. #BLACKOUTPARCHMAN is a boycott. A boycott that means to spread throughout male and female prisons throughout the state. This boycott comes as a direct retaliation against Governor Tate Reeves. On July 1, 2020, SB 2123, the Mississippi Correctional Safety and Rehabilitation Act was adopted by the MS House and…

Get Familiar: JustLiv

The LA Sunflower Songstress When you press play on “The One” video by Just Liv, you experience a taste of LA and its gives you all the feels. What kinda feels? Let me break it down. Since I’ve never had the opportunity to experience being in LA, after I watched the video, I felt like I was in that bihhhh I felt like I knew all the spots to be and all the folks to seek. That video looked like a melting pot of love full of melanin. YES GAWD!…

SAY MY NAME, IF YOU WILL

Interview with Dolla Black of BDE Music Group On April 30, 2020, Dolla Black released his fourth single of this year called SAY MY NAME. This comes after his long hiatus from the music scene, where he took a break to focus more on the business aspect of things. He is now on his first tour (although on pause because of COVID19) #TheRebirthTour2020. Now before we get into the interview, you know we got to storytell, so let get into it! So BOOM! Fall 2006, freshman year at Tougaloo College,…

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…

Court Orders An Expedited On Site Inspection of Parchman Prison for Roc Nation Attorneys

Via TeamRoc: The court “authorized expedited discovery in the form of an on-site inspection” at Parchman Prison; it is taking place today in Mississippi. The facilities, medical evaluations, and water and sewage tests will all be subject to scrupulous inspection by subject matter experts chosen by the legal team representing Parchman inmates. A record of the findings will be documented via photography at all stages of the inspection. Read the full orders here: Case: 4:20-cv-00007-DMB-JMV Doc #: 49 Case: 4:20-cv-00007-DMB-JMV Doc #: 48 Follow @teamroc for updates.