SPECIAL VALENTINE’S DAY COVER FEATURE: ANWAN “BIG G” GLOVER

Backyard4life’s “Heartbreak Hotel” Volume 1. On sale 2/14 at 12am Availableat backyard4lifedc and other streaming platforms. What’s Valentine’s Day Without A Gift 🎁 For The Ladies…Backyard4life Onesies Will Be On Sale In Multiple Colors & Sizes Exclusively at backyard4lifedc.com To Cap Off Valentine’s Day, The Backyard Band Will Be Spreading A Little Love With A Virtual Performance!This Performance Will Only Stream […]

INVEST IN BLACKNESS. WE CONTROL THE COOL.

Some say “money makes the man;” however, for Charlamagne The God, it was “Humble Beginnings.” The Charleston, SC native is a testament that opportunity can come from struggle. Life, early-on for him, was by no means “easy.” He says, “You don’t even realize you’re poor and disenfranchised.” In the 1980s, Parenting while Black meant shielding your offspring from “reality,” working […]

BACKYARD BAND’S “HEARTBREAK HOTEL” IS JUST IN TIME FOR VALENTINES DAY!

Backyard4life’s “Heartbreak Hotel” Volume 1. On sale 2/14 at 12am Available at backyard4lifedc and other streaming platforms. What’s Valentine’s Day Without A Gift 🎁 For The Ladies…Backyard4life Onesies Will Be On Sale In Multiple Colors & Sizes Exclusively at backyard4lifedc.com To Cap Off Valentine’s Day, The Backyard Band Will Be Spreading A Little Love With A Virtual Performance!This Performance Will […]

FAITH AND THE VACCINE

Since the outbreak of COVID-19 in March of 2020, mundane and daily activities have become what feel like moral choices of right and wrong for some. Should we have gotten together for the holidays? Is it okay to meet a couple people at the local pub for a drink? For some, mandates have made those choices. Others have blatantly decided […]

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AFRICAN AMERICAN PHOTOGRAPHERS SHOW

A new exhibit at the Whitney in New York City highlights the art of some outstanding black photographers, a group that worked not just in New York but around the world. Nadja Sayej reports at the Guardian, “In 1973, a group of 14 New York photographers huddled into a photo studio on West 18th Street in Manhattan, posing in front of a Hasselblad […]

CICELY TYSON, ICONIC AND INFLUENTIAL ACTRESS, DIES AT 96

Cicely Tyson, an award-winning icon of the stage and screen who broke barriers for Black actresses with surpassing dignity, died Thursday, her longtime manager Larry Thompson. She was 96. A family statement did not reveal the cause of death. The actress chronicled her lengthy career in her first memoir, “Just As I Am,” which was just released Tuesday. Tyson embodied […]