Posts Tagged as "African Americans"

Black Activists Hold Intergenerational Conversation in LA

Jan. 28, 2016 / By
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Watch the video to hear a cross-generational talk between #BlackLivesMatter Co-Founder Patrisse Cullors and TCE President Dr. Robert Ross.

Spike Lee’s Chi-Raq: Lots of Style, Little Substance

Jan. 21, 2016 / By
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Visually, the film is stunning. But the movie’s visual appeal means Spike Lee often puts style before substance.

Long Beach Fashion Show Celebrates Black Diversity

Dec. 21, 2015 / By
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The S.H.A.D.E.S. Fashion Affair at Long Beach City College held an evening of interactive education of black culture and fashion from from all over the world.

Why the Former South Carolina Cop May Walk in The Scott Slaying

Apr. 13, 2015 / By
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The police officer who shot Walter Scott may wind up being the rare case of a cop convicted of murdering in cold-blood an unarmed black man. If past history is any guide, though, just don’t bet on it yet.

Review: Kendrick Lamar’s New Album Establishes Him As A Hip-Hop Giant

Apr. 7, 2015 / By
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To Pimp A Butterfly transcends anything out right now in the hip-hop world, and is without a doubt, a hip-hop classic in the making.

Celebrating MLK Day

Jan. 17, 2015 / By
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Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed.” — Martin Luther King, Jr...

5 Black Women To Watch Online In 2015

Dec. 22, 2014 / By
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A VoiceWaves reporter shares her own reasons for preferring the online world of entertainment, and offers her suggestions for the top Black female entertainers to keep an eye out for in next year.

How Music Is Fueling The #BlackLivesMatter Movement

Dec. 19, 2014 / By
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Local and national music is inspiring young people of color to push for #BlackLivesMatter.

Keep Out Of My Kinks!

Jul. 24, 2014 / By
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The pressure on a Black woman to follow widely accepted beauty norms and standards in America is real...

Black History Month: A Conversation With Local Unsung Civil Rights Heroes

Feb. 8, 2014 / By
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As a young African American woman, February is an especially important month to me. Because of the consequences of slavery, I do not know much of my own family history...

Re-Imagining Diversity In Long Beach Pt. 1

Sep. 29, 2013 / By
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VoiceWaves, in partnership with Palacio de Long Beach Magazine and the Public Access Digital Network (PADNET), produced a one-hour special which premiered on September 26, 7-8pm...