M2KaNE – MaDlamini (Official Music Video)

M2KaNE - MaDlamini (Official Music Video)
M2KaNE – MaDlamini (Official Music Video) from YouTube

This song is proudly dedicated to Phindiwe Edna Mbatyoti, my mother. Ndyabulela MaDlamini, you have raised a good man.

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SfTrsAn63M8&ab_channel=M2KaNE[/embed] I’m here to pander to a heart that has been vilified That’s always pampered me and harvested my inner fire I wanna see you smileDon’t wanna see you cry I wanna be the one who always let’s your demons down Relentless in your quest to make your baby fly I’ll always grind until I…

Contradictions and Convictions: Megan Thee Stallion and why abolition can’t wait – Scalawag

why abolition can't wait
Contradictions and Convictions: Megan Thee Stallion and why abolition can’t wait by Da’Shaun Harrison (scalawagmagazine.org)

After jokes like ‘abolition can wait’ resounded in the wake of the Tory Lanez conviction, a course correction: ‘I don’t care to condemn folks who celebrate Tory’s conviction, I do care about abolition being misrepresented.

The violence of carcerality is two-fold, though, and this is why convictions are not “wins” so much as they are sometimes understood by some as means to an end. Megan must still live with the trauma of being shot, and Tory is not encouraged at all to be accountable for his abuse—not even after being…

The Ease To Walk Around FREELY in GHANA and Not Be Judged by your skin color is beyond BELiEF!!

Vanessa Williams Visits Ghana
The Ease To Walk Around FREELY in GHANA and Not Be Judged by your skin color is beyond BELiEF!! from YouTube

In this video, Vanessa Williams talked about touching base with her Ancestors and the ease to walk around freely and not being judged by your skin color.

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zF6lHy_j6W4&ab_channel=ODANANETWORK[/embed] For too long, people of color have had to keep their heads down and avoid attention in order not to be judged in the Western corridors. But in GHANA! it’s okay to be who you are and loves who you love. And that includes being able to walk around freely and not be judged…

A Minute With: R&B singer H.E.R. inspired to see women grab guitars | Reuters


LONDON, Jan 10 (Reuters) – American singer-songwriter H.E.R., whose Grammy-winning hit “I Can’t Breathe” became an anthem of the Black Lives Matter movement, says she is still amazed at the power of music to inspire, and likes to see young women of color pick up guitars.Fresh from starring as Belle in a tribute to “Beauty…

Award-winning documentary sheds light on being ‘Black in the Newsroom’ 

Media 2070’s award-winning documentary Black in the Newsroom gives insight into the hurdles many Black journalists experience. The 15-minute film follows journalist Elizabeth Montgomery as she navigates anti-Blackness in the media and explores its pervasive harm to society. “When Black journalists like Elizabeth are marginalized and pushed out of journalism, the results are disastrous,” said Collette…

Kanye West Attacks Mother Of George Floyd’s Daughter Over $250M Lawsuit: ‘You Better Get You Some Business’

He compared losing his Adidas partnership and being publicly criticized to the murder of George Floyd.“So when I questioned the death of George Floyd, it hurt my people,” he said. “I want to apologize. Because God has showed me by what Adidas is doing, by what the media is doing, I know what it feels…

Excitement As Wakanda Forever Premieres At AFRIFF | The Guardian Nigeria News

Ahead of the theatrical release of Marvel Studio’s Black Panther, Wakanda Forever, celebrities, filmmakers, movie lovers and media practitioners gathered for the African Premiere of the blockbuster on the opening night of the African International Film Festival (AFRIFF).The event which was held at Filmhouse Cinemas IMAX, Lekki in Lagos was supported by the foremost ICT…

People Are Boycotting The BLACK PANTHER Movie Over This Historical Revelation

Boycotting Wakanda

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=txkdHWHgkKE&ab_channel=IvieAnita[/embed] The original Black Panther was a woman, Sarrounia Mangou. The stories for the comic and movie were grafted from essays and stories publicized by Baba Credo Mutwa. Because they’re about traditions and legends that are cultural property, Hollywood gets away with rewriting and packaging them in a way that is more palatable or entertaining…

My abusive relationship with YouTube

Kat Blaque

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3WeHPOwn9Vo&ab_channel=KatBlaque2.0[/embed] How Kat Blaque was disrespected at a recent YouTube event. Turns out it is indicative of a pattern of conveniently using her as a diversity prop or token, while excluding her from the actual goings on.    

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