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Black Girls Rock! Founder Beverly Bond Talks Youth Empowerment at Wheelock College

Black Girls Rock! Founder Beverly Bond Talks Youth Empowerment at Wheelock College

This past Tuesday, Wheelock College brought together hundreds of middle and high school students from all over Boston for its 2016 Youth Symposium centering around politics in race, gender, and equity. The main objectives of the summit included: changing the narrative surrounding young people of color, cultivating safe spaces for dialogue about identity to occur, [...]

April 29, 2016 Candace McDuffie Events, Reviews 0

#GoingINRaw: The Bih is Back…and Gone Again

#GoingINRaw: The Bih is Back…and Gone Again

Last Thursday we were rocked by the loss of Joanie “Chyna” Laurer. I am by no means a Smackdown viewer, so I didn’t know if a farewell package had been put together in time for the show. There was a small pocket of the Universe who wondered if they would even put a dedication on [...]

April 28, 2016 Errick Greenlee Going In Raw, Pulpit 0

Beyoncé Gives Us Life, Shows Us Black Girl Depth With Lemonade

Beyoncé Gives Us Life, Shows Us Black Girl Depth With Lemonade

Saturday night’s release of Beyoncé’s sixth album, Lemonade, reaffirmed a notion that my mother inundated me with since I was just a little girl: one of the most dangerous things to be in this country is a black woman . More often than not, black women’s bodies are fetishized and abused, our vernacular is being stolen, [...]

April 26, 2016 Candace McDuffie Pulpit, Reviews 0

#GoingInRaw: Book to the Future #1

#GoingInRaw: Book to the Future #1

It has been a busy week for your Main Maine.  I’m actually starting to feel like Steve Harvey or Kevin Hart with all the work I’ve been doing lately.  The day after the world lost Chyna and His Purple Majesty, I needed some therapy.  So I sat down via Skype with my fellow black writer/father/creator/wrestling fan, [...]

April 26, 2016 Errick Greenlee Going In Raw, Pulpit 1

What Chyna Taught Us, But Won’t Get Credit For

What Chyna Taught Us, But Won’t Get Credit For

Fans of the world of professional wrestling were shocked and saddened at the news of Joanie “Chyna” Laurer’s passing. Laurer first gained national fame as Degradation X’s enforcer in 1997. Apart from her obvious size difference to the other female wrestlers, Chyna was a cut from an entirely different cloth.  Whereas most female competitors would [...]

April 24, 2016 Errick Greenlee Going In Raw, Pulpit 0

#GoingInRaw: Reigns to Styles: You Aint ish Without Ya Homeboys

#GoingInRaw: Reigns to Styles: You Aint ish Without Ya Homeboys

Hello True Believers and welcome to another edition of Going in Raw! This week’s episode of Monday Night Raw was taped in London, England. The WWE is on tour in Europe and the Middle East so it was interesting to see just what would take place on a taped show. In the past, the WWE [...]

April 20, 2016 Errick Greenlee Going In Raw 0

The Oxymorrons Talk About Their Musical Mission And The Future

The Oxymorrons Talk About Their Musical Mission And The Future

The Oxymorrons don’t just supersede genres with their music- they smash the genres and rise from the ashes of the boxes the music industry tries to force artists into. The band hails from New York, the literal and proverbial melting pot of cultures, people and inevitably music- it comes as no surprise that The Oxymorrons [...]

April 20, 2016 Arielle Gray Features, Interviews 0

#GoingInRaw: Shane-O: Mac by Popular Demand

#GoingInRaw: Shane-O: Mac by Popular Demand

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April 13, 2016 Errick Greenlee Going In Raw, Pulpit 0

Kat Deluna Talks Her New Album, Camel’s Milk And Her Mission As a Musician

Kat Deluna Talks Her New Album, Camel’s Milk And Her Mission As a Musician

We’ve all been rocking to Kat Deluna since she hit the ground running in 2007 with her smash hit “Whine Up”. While Kat is diminutive in size, her powerful voice and her passion for her craft make her nothing short of a juggernaut in the music industry. “Whine Up” was followed by a multitude of [...]

April 11, 2016 Arielle Gray Features, Interviews, KBB EXCLUSIVE 0

Rising Artist “Craigy F” Tells His Story

Rising Artist “Craigy F” Tells His Story

Tucked in Connecticut’s backyard is a small town of New London. With about 27,000 people, the coastal city invites its visitors with a welcoming community and a popular “Bank” street. Art is well showcased throughout the small city. Murals are painted on the side walls all throughout and small art stores sneak into corner locations downtown. Bars have [...]

April 6, 2016 Davi Features, Interviews 0