Gay celebrated as "The New Black" in out-of-the-closet documentary
The New Black
The African-American community has been slow to get on the gay rights bandwagon, at least according to exit polls conducted on election days in states like California where the narrow defeat of same-sex marriage in 2008 was blamed on black folks. What's up with that? After all, one would expect blacks, as the long-suffering victims of segregation and discrimination, including miscegenation laws forbidding race-mixing, to be quick to support LBGT equality.
Kids Film Festival: The Walker Art Center's Raising Creative Kids programs kicks off with Free First Saturday Family events Kids Film Festival
The Walker Art Center's Raising Creative Kids programs in March and April include the Free First Saturday Family events Kids Film Festival, featuring short films from around the world plus a screening of the feature film, "The Story Children in Film."
Aesthetically Speaking took to the Roller Garden in St. Louis Park for Karina Curbelo's Neon Rollerskating Birthday Bash. Here are a few shots of the birthday girl and her friends. Curbelo designs custom shirts and can count India.Arie as one of her clients.
Walker Art Center presents 2013: The Year According to............ Series
As her bio says, Dessa has been described as "Mos Def plus Dorothy Parker." As her lyrics say, she's "half Dorothy Parker, half April O'Neil" (a nod to the famed poet and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' truth-seeking sidekick, respectively).
Dinesh Sharma "The Global Obama" Interview Dr. Dinesh Sharma is a cultural psychologist, marketing consultant and an acclaimed author with a doctorate from Harvard University. He is an Associate Research Professor (Honorary) at the Institute for Global Cultural Studies, SUNY-Binghamton; a senior fellow at Institute for International and Cross-Cultural Research, NYC; and a columnist for Asia Times Online, Al Jazeera English and The Global Intelligence, among other syndicated publications.
Pete Rhodes, chairman, Urban Mass Media Group, executive director, Black Music America Network. Carol Maillard, Sweet Honey in the Rock. Karen L. Charles, artistic director, Threads Dance Project. Phyllis Gilliam, Sunday's Best.