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Watch Free Film Online | The Black Press: Soldiers Without Swords

About the film: In 1827, a group of black writers and journalists in New York who were tired of the way black people and issues of race were depicted in the press created America’s first black-owned and operated newspaper, Freedom’s Journal. Over the next 150 years, dozens of similar newspapers appeared across America, giving African … Continue reading

“Finding The Funk” | New VH1 Documentary Airing Feb. 4th

Narrated by Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson of The Roots, the documentary showcases how funk music’s infectious groove paved the way for groundbreaking genres such as hip-hop and house music. The funk explosion is traced from Dayton, Ohio to Detroit via interviews with pioneers like Sly Stone, Bootsy Collins, George Clinton, Nona Hendryx, Nile Rodgers, Maceo Parker,Bernie … Continue reading

Social Rants

💋...lecturing in the cold this evening. 📝 I will be sharing how (65) African American males served from East Texas and (4) specifically from Austin, Texas...made history as Harlem Hell-fighters! 📝 #ubettathink2019 #allmyfriendsreadbooks📚 #21stcenturyabolitionist #veteransday #harlemhellfighters #texasconnection
💋🐶...Roxy Blue and I just walked the National Kidney Foundation Annual 5k Walk @ Concordia University Texas! She rocked it the entire time. I miss my mother and I have made good on my promise. I am honored to walk each year - celebrating her life, and the life she gave me! #muah #ubettathink2019 #allmyfriendsreadbooks📚 #atx5kkidneywalk #sundaymornings❤️ #concordiauniversity #atxbougieblack #iammargiesdaughter #kymnroxyblue
#goodmorningworld🌎 #howudoin #lifeisgood❤️ #itschillyinatx #fridaysbelikethis🤗 #bougieblack
💋...self explanatory! #ubettathink2019 #allmyfriendsreadbooks📚 #blacknavitity #thearchive #bayloruniversity #moodymemoriallibrary
💋...Moody Memorial Library @ Baylor University. The library was giving me that 1977 filter vibe. #ubettathink2019 #allmyfriendsreadbooks📚 #moodymemoriallibrary #baylorbears🐻 #bayloruniversity #wacotexas
💋...went on a tour earlier today: Ray I. Riley Digitizing Center. It was an amaz8ng experience. #ubettathink2019 #allmyfriendsreadbooks📚 #topoftheline #moodymemoriallibrary #baylorbears🐻 #bayloruniversity #wacotexas
💋...#lifeisgood❤️ #baylorbears🐻 #wacotexas #moodymemoriallibrary #webarchivingwednesday 📚📝☕ #blackarchivesmatter #atxbougieblack
💋...#goodmorningworld🌎 !!! Today, I am attending the Web Archiving Conference @ Baylor University - Moody Memorial Library. The weather is just right! #ubettathink2019 #allmyfriendsreadbooks📚 #professionaldevelopment #Baylor University #baylorbears🐻 #wacotexas
💋...i collect candles and the brand that I buy always feature awesome (life) reminders. Simplicity is my lifestyle. Yes, being Bougie-Black takes practice. However, I am learning to let go and be explicitly simple with class. #ubettathink2019 #allmyfriendsreadbooks📚 #findursimplicity #thefinertings. #itdontcostathing #loveyoself💜