The kNOw Youth Media’s José Rubén Diaz, illustrated various black figures who made amazing contributions to America in honor of Black History Month. Diaz details his creative process and what … Continue reading
On June 16, Richmond held its annual Juneteenth Celebration, where community members gathered to celebrate the emancipation of the last slave on June 19, 1865. And despite the progress that’s … Continue reading
Youth artists and producers filmed the hip hop video, “Black Bus,” to spotlight the historical context of the #BlackLivesMatter movement. The lyrics (“Sitting in the back for too long / To the front of … Continue reading
The California Conference for Equality and Justice recently commemorated the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. Community leaders spoke about how the law has affected their lives and … Continue reading
Black History Month is a time to honor the achievements of black Americans, as well as linking black people today with the historical struggles against slavery and for civil rights. … Continue reading
Hearing his peers call small children “young pimp” or “killa” gets Asani Shakur thinking about the power of names. Citing Alex Haley’s “Roots” and naming this phenomenon “Post Traumatic Slavery … Continue reading
Long Beach celebrated Juneteenth this year with festivities, marking 148 years since a declaration that all slaves were now free. Music, food, and community, on Voicewaves.