Posts Tagged ‘Black’

The Green Album

Music – Mos Def’s Travelin’ Man Mixed with Al Green

Four years ago a professor assigned us to chose a theme song for our life. I was in an intense summer

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Music Spotlight – Talking Africa by Beres Hammond

A big weekend in New York, the official end of summer is always celebrated with the West Indian Day Parade on Labor Day (the first Monday of September in the States). The colorful floats, provocative costumes,

Explore DC

Want to Explore D.C.? There’s and App for That!

Planning your next trip to Washing ton D.C.? Put down your bulky guidebook and download the Explore D.C. App (Compatible with iPhone and iPad). Created by the folks at The Washington Post,

Brazil in Black and White

PBS Video: Brazil in Black and White

Although Brazil is considered a racial harmonious society and a model for race-relations, a closer look into Brazil’s society shows Afro-Brazilians have less access to education and jobs and are more likely to live in poverty. For example, Afro-Brazilians make up two-thirds of those living in poverty in Brazil. A strong civil rights and affirmative […]

Bob Marley

Gil Noble – Interview with Bob Marley

This week we’re highlighting interviews from the late journalist and interviewer Gil Noble, who passed away this week at the age of 80. Noble’s long running television program “Like It Is” captured issues on the global Black experience. Watch below his interview with Bob Marley in 1978.

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Gil Noble – Journalist Capturing the Global Black Experience

This week we lost two grand story-tellers of the global Black experience. Artist Elizabeth Catlett, whose art depicted powerful African-American figures and everyday women, and award-winning journalist Gil Noble. Raised by Jamaican immigrants in Harlem, NY, Noble’s career in journalism spanned nearly 50 years.

Dante Carver

Top TV Commercial Star in Japan is African-American

Native New Yorker Dante Carver moved to Japan after receiving a degree in International Business. Take a look at how this adventurous move eventually led him to be Japan’s number one TV commercial star.

Isaiah Washington

Isaiah Washington – A Man From Another Land

As we wrap up our theme of highlighting public figures who have traced their roots to Africa via DNA, we end with this video of actor Isaiah Washington’s memorable reaction when he found out his roots go back to Sierra Leone. Anchorman Ron Claiborne is also featured in the video and finds out his roots […]

Video – Black and Latino

From mun2.tv, this video features various interviews from Latino and Afro-latino actors/actresses, musicians, and others on what it means to be Black and Latino in America.

NABJ Philly Here We Come!

In addition to attending the The Schomburg Center Summer Education Institute, we’ll be heading to Philly to attend the 2011 National Association of Black Journalists Convention and Career Fair from August 3rd-7th. We’ll be taking workshops that will help us offer improved content on Who’s World. If you’ll be at the NABJ Convention, or simply […]