what is this world coming to…..

This week in Cincinnati, we’ve witness where a campus police officer was caught on video from his body camera murder an innocent man. He pulled the man over because his car displayed no front license plate. The police had the gun drawn in the hand that the camera couldn’t see. The man refused to getRead More

Black Music Month

June is Black Music Month….In Celebration, here’s a statement from DoubleXXposures CEO Mr. Angelo Ellerbee BLACK MUSIC MONTH PERSPECTIVEHow can we celebrate, in one month, music with toots extending from the call and response messages of slavery, through the empowerment era of the civil rights movement, into the mainstream industry of today? We cannot. JustRead More

World Cup Refs Run 6 Miles Per Game

Referees rack up the mileage when officiating a soccer match With the FIFA World Cup 2014 kicking off Thursday, pretty much all the attention is going to the greats and the underdogs and the scandals. But what about the refs? In addition to making tough, often unpopular calls, they are undercover athletes, running as muchRead More

Dr. James Peterson

Writers write, teachers teach, activists act … but a good scholar does all of the above. – dr. james peterson Dr. James Peterson (Duke ’93, UPENN ‘03) is the Director of Africana Studies and Associate Professor of English at Lehigh University. He is also the founder of Hip-Hop Scholars, LLC, an association of Hip-Hop generationalRead More

Carolivia Herron

Carolivia Herron (born Carol Olivia Herron on July 22, 1947) is a Jewish American writer of children‘s and adult literature, and a scholar of African-American Judaica. She was born to Oscar Smith Herron and Georgia Carol (Johnson) Herron, in Washington D.C. Herron converted to Judaism in adulthood, and she has paternal-line Jewish descent from her grandmother via Jewish Geechees. She is a founding member of “Jews ofRead More

Tonya Lewis-Taylor

Tonya Lewis-Taylor has been a backup singer for Mariah Carey and Mary J. Blige; she has toured Japan and Europe with Vy Higgensen’s “Mama I want to Sing,” and helped promote major music stars like Jay-Z and Jamie Foxx. She has a gospel single coming out in March. The Brooklyn product traces all of thatRead More

Help Medina Explore Europe

Great News!!! My daughter Medina Davis has been accepted to join the People to People Student Ambassador delegation traveling to Europe in the summer of 2013! Becoming a Student Ambassador is an educational journey that would be a life-changing experience that will change her view of the world forever by learning about new cultures, travelingRead More

Swizz Beatz Helps Raise A Million

Superproducer Swizz Beatz helped raise money at the Hope 4 Children Gala, at the American Museum of Natural History, in New York City. According to reports, the event raised more than $1.5 million. “First and foremost, I’m from the Bronx,” said Swizz. “When I went there [the school], I got so inspired their talent, theirRead More