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Philly Speaks: Entrepreneurs need more than words of Support!

Sunday, May 28 

Host and Producer, Tiffanie Stanard kicked off Philly Speaks with a guest cohost, while Senator Vincent Hughes traveled for work. The guest cohost was Motivational Speaker and Entrepreneur, Maxwell Brown of… 321 more words

ENTERTAINMENT

Jason Whitlock Is Not Making Too Many Friends In The African American Community These Days

Jason Whitlock went on FS1’s The Herd with Colin Cowherd yesterday and had some interesting comments to LeBron James’ house being vandalized the other day. Whitlock said James “needs to quit embracing his victimhood because he’s not a victim.” Whitlock went on to say “No matter how rich you are, no matter how famous you are, it’s tough being black in America — that is a lie. 375 more words

Sports

Dear White People: An Incomprehensive Review

The other day, I watched the entirely of Dear White People on Netflix (10 episodes, about 20 minutes each). Long story short, it follows a group of African-American characters at this fake-Ivy league school and talks about how there is still discrimination and stigma in society. 353 more words

Fangirlingforgood

Hey Black Child do you know who I am?

As I was thinking about how I wanted to word this post, I thought about the video that has been circulating on the Internet with a cute little girl reciting Maya Angelou’s Poem “Hey Black Child.”  A link this video:  … 720 more words

Inspiration

How Black Lives Matter Uses Social Media to Fight the Power

IN THE 1960S, if you were a civil rights worker stationed in the Deep South and you needed to get some urgent news out to the rest of the world—word of a beating or an activist’s arrest or some brewing state of danger—you would likely head straight for a telephone. 2,371 more words

#blacklivesmatter

Royalty

1 Peter 2:1-2

“Wherefore laying aside all malice, and all guile, and hypocrisies, and envies, and all evil speaking, As newborn babes, desire the sincere milk of the word, that ye may grow thereby.” 959 more words

Inspiration

The Sidewalk

There’s this woman who sits outside a convenience store I pass sometimes. I first was drawn to her because it was strange for me to see a woman, who could easily be my mother, sitting outside on the ground. 580 more words