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Being Honest About My Experience In The Ghetto

This video is a brief description of what it was like for me personally living out the values of the Ghetto. I wouldn’t say this was a complete description, but just a little view of what it was like for me. 60 more words

African American Culture

Major Jackson

I’m glum about your sportive flesh in the empire of blab,
and the latest guy running his trendy tongue like a tantalizing surge
over your molars, how droll. 97 more words


Photographer Spotlight: Carie Mae Weems

Carrie Mae Weems

Carrie Mae Weems (born April 20, 1953) is an American artist who works with text, fabric, audio, digital images, and installation video but is best known for her work in the field of photography.  655 more words


Understanding The Ghetto

I know most newly weds wouldn’t think of moving into an urban, low-income, and poorly developed neighborhood, but my wife and I did. Places like these can easily be characterized by poverty, high crime, and hopelessness. 1,024 more words

African American Culture

Yusef Komunyakaa

I am this space my body believes in. ― Yusef Komunyakaa, Neon Vernacular: New and Selected Poems, (Wesleyan; 1st edition March 15, 1993) Originally published March 1st 1993.


Spelman College held Special Screening of Digital Series 'Giants'

   GIANTS is a scripted drama digital series starring Bland, along with child star Vanessa Baden Kelly (“Kenan & Kel,” “Rosewood”) and newcomer Sean Samuels. The show follows three Black millennials nearing the end of their 20s. 321 more words

Tanisha D Davis

What Every African American Owes to The "Black" Church

While at a city wide meeting concerning African American needs, I heard a middle aged woman express her ill feelings about the modern day African American church and it’s role in community engagement. 1,173 more words

African American Culture