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Miami Art Week: Prizm, Waterscapes, Activist Art, Social Commentary and More

Sheryl Estrada | Posted 11.30.2016 | Arts
Sheryl Estrada

The creativity of Art Week in Miami is again upon us. The flagship art fair, Art Basel Miami Beach, is Dec. 3-6. There's also lots of art to be seen...

David Banner Wants Black Women To Know He's Had A Change Of Heart

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 11.16.2015 | Black Voices

It appears rapper-producer-actor David Banner wants to move on from his "Like A Pimp" days and now wants his music to foster better relationships betw...

The Silence of the 'Black' White Musicians

Malek Mouzon | Posted 12.10.2014 | Black Voices
Malek Mouzon

It's frustrating to watch white musicians be so ready to have legions of Black dancers/singers behind them, work with Black producers, sing about how "we" do and then be nowhere to be found when a Black tragedy takes the national stage.

Popcorn Preview: Lee Daniels' The Butler

Leslie Sisman | Posted 10.21.2013 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013) Cast includes: Forest Whitaker (The Last King of Scotland), David Banner (Street Kings), Mariah Carey (You Don't ...

The School Of Rhyme: The Most Educated Rappers

The Huffington Post | Treye Green | Posted 11.28.2012 | Entertainment

It's easy to write off today's rappers as nothing more than self-taught entrepreneurs and moguls whose strongest skill is their ability to spit clever...

Brennan Williams

David Banner Wants To Produce Music For 'Star Wars'? | Brennan Williams | Posted 06.22.2012 | Black Voices

Last week, the Disney Channel premiered its latest original movie, “Let It Shine,” starring Tyler James Williams, Coco Jones, Trevor Jackson and B...

Trayvon Martin: If You Don't Know, Now You (Need to) Know

Patrick Pressl | Posted 06.11.2012 | Arts
Patrick Pressl

Unless you've been hiding under a rock, chances are you've at least heard of Trayvon Martin. But the issues at play are so much more diverse and run so much deeper than many people realize. Below are a few poems that confront some of the issues I find relevant to Martin's death.

Jo Piazza

David Banner Warns Rising Stars To Spend Money Wisely | Jo Piazza | Posted 12.19.2011 | Celebrity

Rapper and entrepreneur David Banner is no stranger to the fame game, but instead of flaunting his fortune, he's trying to help other rising stars kee...

Share This! Young People Rally Peers to Get Out the Vote

Heather Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Heather Smith

2010-10-18-pull.jpgPlenty of people have told us about how young people feel this election cycle. Let's speak for ourselves now.