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BIPOC — Owned Beauty and Fashion Brands You Should Know
August 25, 2022
: Finding makeup that correctly suits our skin tones is like searching for unicorns. So, what should the BIPOC community do about this? Here are a few BIPOC brands that you may not know that you should know.  ... read more »
‘Subjects of Desire’ Screened at the 30th Anniversary of Pan African Film Festival
May 26, 2022
‘Subjects of Desire’, a provocative feature documentary written and directed by Jennifer Holness, screened at the 30th Anniversary of the Pan African Film Festival that took place in Los Angeles this past weekend from April 19 to May 1. Jennifer had to reschedule her 30th wedding anniversary to Greece in order to be in attendance for her screening at this festival, that's how special this screening was to her. This documentary has been screened at over 30 film festivals across the world but being supported by the black community is always a great feeling she states. ... read more »
‘Subjects of Desire’ screening at the 30th Anniversary of Pan African Film Festival
May 16, 2022
‘Subjects of Desire’, a provocative feature documentary written and directed by Jennifer Holness,  screened at the 30th Anniversary of the Pan African Film Festival that took place in Los Angeles this past weekend from April 19- May 1. ... read more »
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Hillman Grad Productions Highlight Artists of Color
April 28, 2022
Lena Waithe and Rishi Rajani cofounded Hillman Grad Productions; a development company dedicated to creating a space for Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC). They are passionate about highlighting underrepresented voices across all creative industries. ... read more »
How Blakk Smoke Is Destroying the Tobacco Industry One Hookah Pen At A Time
April 20, 2022
With tobacco use being a major contributor to the three leading causes of death among African Americans, young entrepreneur, Blakk Tatted, made it his mission change the debilitating relationship between the community and tobacco products. ... read more »
Library of Congress Seeks Applicants for Advanced Internship Program
April 7, 2022
The Library of Congress is seeking applicants for its next Archives, History and Heritage Advanced Internship Program, which will run from Sept. 12 – Nov. 18, 2022. This 10-week paid internship is open to undergraduate juniors and seniors, graduate and doctoral students interested in learning and conducting research at the largest library in the world. ... read more »
March 15: Happy Birthday LAS!, 1933
March 15, 2022
The Los Angeles Sentinel, was founded, 1933 ! ... read more »
March 14: Fannie Lou Hamer, 1977
March 14, 2022
Civil rights legend, Fannie Lou Hamer, passed away in 1977. ... read more »
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March 12: “Grazing in the Grass”,1968
March 12, 2022
"Grazing in the Grass", a song that was inducted into The Grammy Hall of Fame was recorded by Hugh Masekela, 1968 ... read more »
March 10: Harriet Tubman Passes Away at the Age of 93, 1913
March 10, 2022
After letting those around her know, "I go to prepare a place for you," Harriet Tubman passed away at the age of 93, in 1913. ... read more »
March 9: “Bella Dear the Engineer”, 2018
March 9, 2022
STEM activist and author, Billye Boddie, published "Bella Dear the Engineer" to excite girls about STEM careers, 2018. ... read more »
March 8: Henry Marsh III, 1977
March 8, 2022
Activist and lawyer, Henry Marsh III, became the first African American mayor of Richmond, VA, 1977. ... read more »
March 7: Black College Anthem, 2021
March 7, 2022
Rapper Griot B's song, "HBCU There", aka the Black College Anthem, was featured during the 70th NBA All-Star Game halftime show, 2021 ... read more »
March 6: “A Change is Gonna Come”, 2007
March 6, 2022
The Library of Congress selected, "A Change is Gonna Come," to the National Recording Registry, 2007 ... read more »
March 5: Wiley G. Overton, 1911
March 5, 2022
Wiley G. Overton was sworn in as Brooklyn PD's first African American officer, 1911 ... read more »
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