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Director of ‘Burning Sands’ Hopes To Spark A Discussion In The Black Greek Community

Gerard McMurray, the writer and director behind the Netflix original film Burning Sands is prepared to lead the discussion that surrounds keeping Black Greek organizations alive. As a member of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, one of the nine historically Black fraternities and sororities that make up the “Divine 9” organizations, he is ready to…

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Issa Rae’s ‘Insecure’ Scheduled To Return In July For Season 2

Issa Rae announced via Twitter that her hit HBO series Insecure will be premiering its second season on Sunday, July 23rd. In perfect Issa style, she toyed with our emotions as she playfully dodged the many questions that we all NEED answers to. The only answers she gave us were the announcement of the new season and…

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This Graffiti Artist Creates Stunning Murals of Black Women in Traditional Korean Attire

A Korean graffiti artist has been spotted creating murals of Black women dressed in traditional Korean attire. While it is unclear whether the artist has been inspired by the Afro-Korean community or if he simply decided to use Black women as the center of his artwork, these murals that can be found in both Los…

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How Punk Rock Has Always Existed Within Black Culture

In a culture where true rebellion has always existed, it’s difficult to fathom how a single underground sub-culture could become the face for marginalized people across the nation. After reading a recent piece from our friends over at Dazed, it’s no secret that the role of African-Americans in the emergence of punk culture is sometimes…

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