Visiting one of the last remaining Black political prisoners of the 1970s, Kofi Taharka writes of his trip to meet Sundiata Acoli, … Keep Reading
Larry Lyons, historian turned photographer turned fashion aficionado fell in love with Newark, New Jersey when he began to explore its history of fashion and how it intersects its history of radical politics. Today, the city is his muse while photographing urban fashion.
A doctoral student at Princeton University, he talks about the nuances of fashion often missed in the dialogue of commercial fashion.
“It is gratifying to hold systems accountable.”
Some of the most effective ways of staying hydrated are by consuming more water-rich foods, such as watermelon and spinach.
These fruits and vegetables boost the body’s H2O consumption while adding a multitude of nutrient benefits.
The water from cucumbers keep you hydrated inside and out. The cultivated plant in the gourd family, Cucurbitaceae, consists of 96% water, more than any other vegetable.
From hair to bones it is beneficial. A cucumber is abundant in vitamin C, beta carotene, and antioxidants.
Being a man of color is complex. Yet, across national and ethnic lines, the struggle of being Black effects all members of the African Diaspora. Follow an African American who learns the intersection of race, class and labor in Cuba after being mistaken as a local.
Driving down an inconspicuous street between a church and manufacturing company sits a parking lot of vintage cars you have seen in shows such as HBOs, Boardwalk Empire.
It is almost one in the morning in humid New Orleans, and I am so troubled that sleep is difficult. Earlier in the day, I left the W.E.B. DuBois annual plenary given by the National Association of Black Journalists (at its conference) in profound sadness and rage.
Somehow, somewhere, some way, a needed dialogue on dismantling the deeply troubled relationship between the black community and law enforcement transformed into the Omarosa Manigault-Newman show.