There are four Grammy nominees that chose black & white for their album covers that I have written about in this blog previously. This is just a hats off and Congratulations to Alabama Shakes, Kendrick Lamar, D’Angelo and The Weeknd, on being recognized for their brand of FUNK.
Hey Hey Hey! New Animation-Inspired Exhibit, Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Firsts Panel Exhibition to Open at The Bessie Smith Cultural Center
Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution – Exhibition Results From The Northwest African American Museum (NAAM).
“It Comes in Threes” is a phrase you’ll hear, usually by way, of unfortunate circumstances. Nothing could have prepared me for the recent tragic events that I’ve experienced. Two people that I had the fortune to work with, and one that I have been inspired by, passed on within three days of each other.
First Lady Michelle Obama, White House adviser Valerie Jarrett, Attorney General Eric Holder, singer Valerie Simpson, singer Roberta Flack, Donna Brazile and emcee Melissa Harris-Perry crowded into the Warner Theatre in downtown Washington, D.C., for the Maya Angelou Forever Stamp dedication ceremony.
MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR., FEDERAL HOLIDAY, 2016
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BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Celebrating the 40th anniversaries of Blaxploitation films and films that starred Black actors during the Blaxploitation film genre. These films were released from January 1 – December 31, 1975 during the “Greatest Decade Ever” in Black cinematic history.
Our new SuperBad Soulware Line, our funky house brand, includes our SuperBad, SuperFly, SuperBad Superhero, Soul Brother, Soul Sister, Soul Baby and Soul Princess items.
Our new Funky Turns 40 Line, based on our highly successful traveling exhibition, includes our embroidered t-shirts and funky party accessories – everything you need to commemorate your special FUNKY BIRTHDAY or MILESTONE!
West Africans had been growing varieties of rice for several thousand years before the start of the slave trade with the colonies. Should Black folks get reparations for creating what is now a billion dollar plus rice industry. I say YES!!!