February 1, 2019 • Tiffani Knowles
The second annual Egbe Festival offers festival-goers performances, foods and vendors from throughout the African diaspora at the Historic Virginia Key Beach Park on the second day of African-American History Month.
January 9, 2019 • Tiffani Knowles
Seeing as we are up in arms about the “Surviving R. Kelly” docuseries, have we ever stopped to wonder how he is only one of many artists who has been influenced by a hyper-sexualized culture in music as well as who has influenced the culture, in kind?
December 17, 2018 • Tiffani Knowles
Double consciousness was coined by W. E. B. Du Bois in 1897 to describe an individual whose identity is divided into several facets.This was ever present in the movie Green Book.
November 9, 2018 • Tiffani Knowles
Jocelyn Bioh’s School Girls; Or, the African Mean Girls Play signed on to reprise their performances in the off-Broadway production and continue to receive standing ovations for their raw truths on colorism, bullying and adolescent identity issues.
September 17, 2018 • Tiffani Knowles
Starz’s new docuseries Warriors of Liberty City is far more than a sports tale, selling pipe dreams to inner city youth.
August 29, 2018 •
Kizomba dance, an African partner dance, has found a home in Fort Lauderdale at the only African restaurant in both Broward county and Fort Lauderdale — Meli Melo Native African Cuisine, 7547 West Oakland Park Blvd.
July 19, 2018 • Tiffani Knowles
What are the differences between kizomba dance and its more sensual and percussive cousin tarraxinha from Angola?
May 9, 2018 • Andre Barracks
The new hit TV show on the CW “Black Lightning” just concluded its first season, addressing black empowerment, systemic poisoning of a community, police misconduct and corruption.
March 14, 2018 • Tiffani Knowles
Seventeen-year-old Aaron Avont Johnson premiered his “Moonlight-esque” award-winning film “Lost” on March 10 at Miami’s Manuel Artime Theater and was greeted by an eager audience of fans and local press.
February 27, 2018 • Taishah Pierre
"Black Panther" is without a doubt the most highly anticipated movie release of the year. A $427 million dollar opening weekend shows how Black dollars in America and the rest of the world can go a long way.