Showcase YOUR HBCU Alumni-Owned Business – Historically Black Friday

Historically Black Friday

Do you know excellent HBCU Alumni business owners? We’ve seen first hand, the power of uniting and approaching change through our economic power. This holiday season, Alumni Roundup is supporting alumni-owned businesses, with the hope of creating more opportunities for our dollars to circulate in our community. Introducing Historically Black Friday Once a week we’re…

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Homeless at Howard: An Alumni Discussion

Homeless at Howard

Listen in on this wide reaching conversation between concerned Howard University Alumni, and HBCU advocates: Dr. Maurice Dolberry, Dr. Rhadi Ferguson, and hosted by Be Moore. The issues addressed reach far into the social implications of the global responses to the issue as well as concerns moving forward.

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[DC] IN JAZZ WE TRUST: Music in Motion, June 14th, 2015

THE DC JAZZ FESTIVAL & ATLAS PEFORMING ARTS CENTER PRESENT… IN JAZZ WE TRUST: Music in Motion   Washington, DC  – Acclaimed choreographer, Princess Mhoon, presents IN JAZZ WE TRUST: Music in Motion, an evening of dance works that look at the rich tradition of jazz music. Featuring legendary compositions of some the greats, this concert…

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Ray Lewis Missed an Opportunity to Tackle an Important Issue… But I Don’t

Note: This article appears originally at alineinthesand.com In the wake of the protests against police brutality and the killing of Freddie Gray in Baltimore, former Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis released a video meant to deter people who used the outcry as an opportunity to destroy property. The passion he brought to his Hall of…

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Editorial: Do we have the wherewithal to respond to injustice?

By Be Moore In 1991, Howard University rested squarely in the hood. Now, the university hasn’t MOVED, but think of the hood as a sort of tide that rises and encompasses areas, and other times recedes, leaving traces like flopping fish on the ground after a tidal wave. We we’re under water. Along with hood,…

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Darren Wilson is Not Indicted: White Supremacy Wins

Darren Wilson

I don’t know whether Darren Wilson is a racist. Or a White supremacist. It doesn’t matter. The fact that he will never face a trial by jury for killing Michael Brown is a victory for White supremacy all the same.

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Jazzy Jeff and Skillz are TALKING ABOUT YOU Hanging out at CIAA :)

Ha! Jazzy Jeff and his team are on the road AS USUSAL, and into their second season documenting their journeys via their web show “Vinyl Destination.” In this episode, the season opener, Jeff and Skillz discuss their experience with the crowd during the CIAA Tournament. I won’t lie, I literally laughed out loud. Watch with…

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Ooh Kill ‘Em!: Black Male Mentoring and Fictive Kinship

I love the South.  I love country folks.  I love country Black folks from the South.  I have two of them for parents.  And if you have them southern roots (pronounced “ruhtz”) like I do, you probably have more “play cousins” than you can count. “Play cousins?” For those of you without it, I’ll give you…

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