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Exclusive Interview: Rock City on the 57th #GRAMMYs, Growing Up Poor and #WhatDreamsAreMadeOf

Timothy Tukes | Posted 04.12.2015 | Entertainment
Timothy Tukes

Rock City's new project #WhatDreamsAreMadeOf is an homage to St. Thomas and their struggle. They hope their new project can narrate the stories many have overcome and still face, specifically growing up disadvantaged and in poverty.

Vh1's 'ATL: The Untold Story of Atlanta's Rise in the Rap Game'

Nsenga Burton | Posted 11.03.2014 | Black Voices
Nsenga Burton

Despite a strong introduction, the film quickly falls into a narrative that is hyper focused on rap music, yet fails to include in a meaningful way, other musical movements that were taking place simultaneously and contributed significantly to the rise of Atlanta rap.

UPDATE: Field Reports From Southern State Politics

Glen Browder | Posted 08.06.2014 | Politics
Glen Browder

For the past few weeks, I have been posting some very interesting scholarship presented by professional South-watchers at a recent Citadel Symposium on Southern Politics. Now, here are a few field reports about current developments in their states.

Kate Sheppard

EPA Chief Asks African-Americans To Become 'Climate Justice Advocates' | Kate Sheppard | Posted 04.25.2014 | Politics

ATLANTA -– Environmental Protection Agency leaders have something to tell African-American communities about the agency's work on climate change: We...

Black Women: From Object to Human

Marcus Lee | Posted 05.04.2013 | Black Voices
Marcus Lee

Black femininity has been and still is wholly devalued. Black women's regality is too often erased and replaced with obligatory domesticity and/or hypersexuality. These constructions of black women ignore their diversity, diminish their dignity and neglect their humanity.

Colleges Review Hazing Allegations Against Their Marching Bands

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 10.03.2012 | College

Clark Atlanta University lifted the suspension of its marching band this week after concluding an investigation over hazing allegations. Clark Atla...