Characters of color are definitely underrepresented in the animation world, but these actresses and actors have been the voices of some amazing and iconic animated characters. Any of them surprise you?
Ever heard of West Oakland Farms? Now you have! Established by former Black Panther Party Chairwoman Elaine Brown, age 72, West Oakland Farms is an urban garden, cooperative, business incubator, and prison re-entry program in the California's Bay Area. Check it out! https://youtu.be/3l3hMeeVSI0 Read More About West Oakland Farms
Financial literacy is so important and something many of us need to work on. Bank accounts, balancing checkbooks, investing, the list goes on. Marsha Barnes saw a need and decided to fill it. Enter The Finance Bar, a 45-foot school bus turned financial literacy hub and we love it! https://finance.yahoo.com/video/meet-woman-turned-school-bus-163029615.html?format=embed Also check out TheFinanceBar.com!
So many times we hear about the problems of the world and her people, but this article highlights the success that Native people are having to positively effect their communities through traditional food, agriculture, and education. We're here for it!
Siza's Fly Blue Crane is an airline that flies to several cities in South Africa, including Johannesburg. In the future, she hopes to expand flights to Botswana, Namibia, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), and Zimbabwe. "The airline will aim to keep its current rates in order to make flying affordable for both business and … Continue reading Siza Mzimela: First Black Woman To Start An Airline
"Being a Black librarian I relished the opportunity, but I did point out that my offerings would avoid the typical fare of Black children’s books: boycotts, buses and basketball. We’ve picked up a few other hobbies since the 1960s, and there are hundreds of books to show for it. Here is a humble sampling of … Continue reading 28 Picture Books By POC That Aren’t About Boycotts, Buses or Basketball
Hailing from Inglewood, SIR has made his way into our ears and hearts with his soothing grooves. Check out this live set that he did with Soulection Radio from his latest project titled 'Seven Sundays'. https://soundcloud.com/inglewoodsir/seven-sundays-live-on-selection-radio-show-226
Beyonce's newest video "Formation" is full of marvelous imagery that glorifies the beauty and diversity of southern blackness. We love it! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LrCHz1gwzTo
“The amount we know about our African heritage varies from individual to individual,” says Johnson Artur. What they do have in common however, is a history of struggle against a commonly encountered resistance to the presence of black people in Russia."
UCLA Gymnast Sophina DeJesus stuns us with her fun and creative routine while doing challenging tumble sequences. She does them so effortlessly and is with out a doubt ATHLETIC EXCELLENCE! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=efttzj5VtXE