Malcolm X – “Our Shining Black Prince”

Originally posted on World Is Africa:
In 1931, Malcolm’s father died in mysterious circumstances, run over by a streetcar. Although it was never proved, the suspicion remained that he had been killed by members of the Ku Klux Klan. The police recorded the death as suicide, thereby annulling Earl Little’s life insurance. Malcolm Little Left…

A Tribute to Black Mothers

A Tribute to Black Mothers

Originally posted on MY TRUE SENSE:
Tomorrow marks the 107th celebration of Mother’s Day in the United States. Held on the second Sunday of May, we take this time to show love and appreciation for mothers, often unheralded champions in the Black community. This important day comes with a bittersweet flavor. I cringe to think…

Hey Black Child- Pe’Tehn Raighn Kem

This is a cute video. It’s written by poet Countee Cullen. It’s recited by this adorable girl,Pe ‘Tehn Raighn Kem. The poem is titled Hey Black Child. Kem is only three years old but she knows hoe to really deliver a poem. I hope you guys like it. Hey Black Child Do you know who you … Continue reading

Denise Boutte

Denise Boutte was born on January 19, 1982 in Maurice, Louisiana, USA. While growing up in the small town of Maurice, Louisiana, Denise Boutté dreamed a more practical dream of becoming a doctor, while conquering the “mystical” place called Hollywood and becoming a film and TV star never really crossed her mind. After obtaining a … Continue reading

Monica Calhoun

Monica Calhoun Born Lorine Monica P. Calhoun July 29, 1971 (age 41) Philadelphia, PA, U.S. Occupation Film, Television Actress Years active 1985-present Biography Monica Calhoun was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on July 29, 1971. She is a graduate of the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts. Nominated for an Emmy for her performance … Continue reading

Mekia Cox

Mekia Cox was born on November 18,1981. Mekia Cox began her life as a performer at the young age of 2 when she performed her first solo song and dance in front of an eager and hopeful audience. The first words out of her mouth after coming off- stage were “I liked it up there”. … Continue reading