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Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

 

Toxic: Jim Brown, Manhood and Violence Against Women

By Dave Zirin , Cleveland Scene In the history of humanity, spouse-beating is a particularly odious tradition — one often employed by men looking to exert power over women. Just as lynching in America is not a phenomenon wholly confined to black people, spouse-beatings are not wholly confined to women. But in our actual history, women have largely been on the receiving end of spouse-beating. We have generally recognized this in our saner moments. There is a reason why we call it the “Violence Against Women Act” and not the “BrawlingRead More


Student Art Show at Studios of Cocoa Beach May 23 – 26, 2018

The Studios of Cocoa Beach presents it’s first annual Student Art Show May 23 – 26 at the Studios, 165 Minuteman Causeway in downtown Cocoa Beach.  On Saturday May 26 there will be an open house reception beginning at 3 pm with an Award Ceremony at 5 pm. The show celebrates the talents of Brevard County students in grades Kindergarten through 12th grade and presents a variety of art: painting, drawing, sculpture and ceramics. The Studios of Cocoa Beach is a non-profit gallery with a goal of creating awareness of localRead More


Black Music Festivals 2018

We’re highlighting some of the best African American Music Festivals in the U.S. and Caribbean. Black Music Festivals 2018 Tampa Bay Black Heritage Festival & Music Festival Tampa Bay, FL Jan. 11-20, 2018 This ten-day celebration includes live entertainment, exciting cultural events, relevant health tutorials, business advising seminars, renowned speakers, food vendors, craft vendors, a music fest with national recording artists and more. Tampa Bay’s annual family-friendly festival commemorates the many contributions and influences African Americans have made in our society. The headliner will be David Sanborn. Festival International deRead More