Nate Parker Speaks Part 2: Mike Brown, Art & Activism, The Nat Turner Project

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Nate Parker: Using Art to Tell Stories that Heal This is the second segment of our two part interview (catch part one here) with Activist/Actor/Director Nate Parker.  Parker stars as Officer Kaz Nicols in his latest successful film Beyond the Lights. He just released #AmeriCAN, a powerful PSA inspired by the death of Mike Brown and the events in Ferguson, MO, and is … [Read more...]

Nate Parker Speaks: Beyond the Lights, Black Careers in Hollywood & Much More (part 1)

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Activist/Actor/Director Nate Parker is everywhere these days. He stars in the soon to be released film Beyond the Lights (opening in theaters tomorrow). He just released a powerful PSA inspired by the death of Mike Brown and the events in Ferguson, MO, and is currently working on his Nat Turner biopic, Birth of a Nation. Despite a very hectic schedule, the actor some are saying … [Read more...]

Book Release Event: Afro State of Mind – Memories of a Nappy Headed Black Girl

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  The Wait is Over Afro State of Mind: Memories of A Nappy Headed Black Girl You've heard about this book for months and eagerly wondered when it would be available. You listened to attorney & author Lurie Daniel Favors speak and knew you wanted to hear more. You checked the website for details and signed up for the update emails. You enjoyed … [Read more...]

The White House ‘Fro

The Pursuit of Nappiness By Mirielle Liong Inspired by his race for the White House, Going-Natural.com offered President Obama the centerpiece of its exhibition "The Pursuit of Nappiness" as a gift for his birthday last year. The colorful framed portrait, chosen as a favorite during the exposition at the Casa Frela Gallery in Manhattan, shows a beautiful woman with a … [Read more...]