Finding Your Spirit

To begin a spiritual journey, it’s important to first understand what  spirituality means. Spiritual leaders from around the world want to help you  start your journey by explaining what spirituality means to them. Eckhart Tolle, author of A New Earth, says to be spiritual is to  live in a state of openness. “With that openness,Read More

Getting to know: Dr. Carolivia Herron

Professor Herron is currently completing a critical text, African American Epic Tradition, for Stanford University Press, and is developing a major electronic educational program for children (Anansi Drumming) and for adult learners (Our Song of Songs). Massachusetts was the home of Professor Herron during most of her professional career and she has held professorial and/orRead More

Let’s Move! joins the CIAA for the Tournament’s 100th Anniversary Celebration

On Friday, First Lady Michelle Obama was in Charlotte, North Carolina to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association. The CIAA is the oldest African-American athletic conference in the U.S. and the First Lady joined area school children for a Let’s Move!event on the court before the annual CIAA Basketball Tournament.In herRead More

Kenneth Gatewood: The Artist

Positive images, a return to the past, and the spirit of innocence are the trademarks of watercolor artist Kenneth Gatewood. Gatewood’s work in enamel and neon offers spectacular testimony to his free flowing versatility and range. Also Gatewood’s delicate focus on the innocence and spontaneity of children that provides him with his greatest satisfaction andRead More

Hip Hop and Education

    The current public school system in America is in a state of emergency. Federal programs like No Child Left Behind, aimed at improving schools through standards-based reform, have caused many schools to focus on teaching the limited sets of skills required to show academic growth on annual standardized tests. As a result many teachers,Read More

Asheru & We The Willing.org

Guerilla Arts Ink, LLC is a community-based arts & education organization dedicated to improving the overall quality of life of the youth we serve through quality arts programming, innovative curriculum design, and educational consulting.  In the advent of much needed arts and music education being cut from schools and after school programs, we intend toRead More

Words, Beats & Life Inc.

Words Beats and Life was founded as a hip-hop conference at the University of Maryland, College Park in the fall of 2000. The brainchild of Mazi Mutafa, Executive Director, WBL was developed and researched at the University of Maryland with two fellow students who wanted to continue the hip-hop conference after graduation.  When the BlackRead More

Justin Bua: The Artist

Artist Justin Bua has been making a mark in the art world with his urban flavored paintings. His combination of graffiti-esque style, distorted realism and urban themes has made his paintings some of the most popular art among young people today. The biggest markets for his work are the college campuses in America and Canada,Read More