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Yes! This past weekend we celebrated Juneteenth with an incredible virtual festival and a deeply insightful reflection on the history of emancipation straight from Galveston. As we reflect on the essence of emancipation, we also reflect on the food. African American cuisine traditions….. Now ICYMI We are sharing some of the elements of the Virtual […]

Giving Sound to the soul of Activism by Cheryl Morrow/SDMONITORNEWS.COM In 2018 C. Von Parchman and Marty Arnold of 6x Entertainment were searching for something to sink their passion into. So instead of finding something interesting, something found them. Yes, we’re here again! Black Lives Matter is the drum – tone of today, however, in 1787 […]

Blending the soul of the neighborhoods of Philadelphia with global rhythms of jazz, hiphop and R&B, Jeff Bradshaw is a force to be reckoned with in the indie soul music scene. He was nominated for an NAACP Image Award this year for his first release since 2015, Stronger”… we’re chopping it up about music, awards […]

We continue our commemoration of Women’s History Month with a fantastic panel of sistas who are making seriously influential moves in the radio broadcast business. We will chat about the success… the stresses, the triumphs of their career and what they see as the future of the industry… Coffee Conversations is on… streaming live at […]

Whether its the classic Verzuz battle between Isley Brothers and Earth Wind and Fire or the images and glorious music on display during the recent Grammy Awards, Pop Culture from a black perspective remains the most consumed. From Movies, to TV, to what people are talking about online, we are joined by Renowned media personality […]

A tense Philadelphia braced for more demonstrations Wednesday over the police killing of a Black man following two nights of protests that set off unrelated pilfering of stores on the other side of the city. The death of Walter Wallace Jr., who was fatally shot by police Monday after authorities say he ignored orders to […]

Our voice is raised in such a time as this….. Everywhere we look, the people are saying We want justice. We want equality. Yes, The Struggle continues. Historically, the Black Church is an essential element in our Movement. Yet these days we hear the term “Evangelicals” in the lexicon of today’s social dialogue. For those […]

Sauti Sol is one of the biggest music acts on the continent of Africa. Hailing from Nairobi Kenya, they have sold millions of albums and sold out thousands of arenas across the globe. They have just released thier latest LP called “Midnight Train:, and featured a live quarantined concert, livestreamed to the world on August […]

Yes!! We’re talking construction!!! These sistas arent involved in taking care of your home repairs, nope, they are building roads bridges, major complexes, disposing hazmat materials.. indeed decision makers and influencers on some of the largest construction projects in the region. Black Women in construction…… we’re talking with Robin Thorne and Giovanna Brasfield about the […]

And so as we march, as we call out racism in ways never seen before, we see branding, sloganisms, gestures of reconciliation (or not)….. We sit with renown intellectual and scholar Dr. Anthony Samad to analyze and onserve what is really going on in today’s movement. Tuesday, July 7….. Dr. Anthony Samad is a scholar, […]


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