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May 24, 2019 | Entertainment
Chris went through much of what many young black males go through when the educational environment is not responsive to their needs and realities. “I didn’t want anyone to know that I was smart. It took me my whole life to figure out that I’m a fool, but I ain’t no dummy. Never have been.” The truth is that throughout his entire educational career, Chris believes that his genius was never tapped into, at least at school.
Feb 10, 2019 | Entertainment
Waasi’s new video will premiere on YouTube on February 14th called ‘YOUANDI’ and promises it is going to be one of a few of his visuals that will change the game. Check out Waasi’s catalog on SoundCloud follow him on Instagram @itswaasi. After talking to this young man and seeing the depth that is within him, I’m convinced that Waasi’s rebellion is one that we should join.
Apr 9, 2018 | Entertainment
One of very few Hip Hop professors in the country, Professor Carson’s role is groundbreaking and historical to say the least. Wanting to assist in the merge of Charlottesville the college town and Charlottesville’s rap scene; Cason reminisces on his time in Decatur Illinois where he says he was a member of multiple communities. “I always felt like I had one foot on either side of that divide. Being a student at that university and being a resident of that town and being a member of that community.”
Mar 7, 2018 | Entertainment
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Oct 17, 2017 | Entertainment
What is believed to be the earliest surviving African American feature film produced is part of the Museum of Modern Art’s film collection Acquired by the New York institution in the 1930s, the unfinished film by Bert Williams (1874-1922) entitled Lime Kiln Field Day, was shot at the same time as D. W Griffith’s Birth of a Nation (1915).
Feb 28, 2017 | Entertainment
Over the past six years the six major theaters in the Charlottesville area have produced a total of three shows written by an African American. Does that number shock you? It should.
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By Sarad Davenport | Photo by Phil Provencio For many of us, when we think of Rochester, New York, we think of it as the home of Kodak (not that one), Xerox, and of course Wegmans. Yet for folks like comedian Chris Alan, it is also known for being a very divided...
Charlottesville Planning Commission unanimously approves Comprehensive Plan update after nearly five years of work; now it goes to City Council for a hearing
One major component of Charlottesville's Comprehensive Plan update is creating more, and more affordable, housing of many types throughout the city, including quadplexes, like this one on the corner of Second St. NW and Hedge St. Charlottesville Planning Commission...
By Sarad Davenport | Photos by Eze Amos Dr. Andrea Douglas describes herself as an art historian specializing in works of the African Diaspora. Anchored in a deep modesty she said, “I took the thing that I loved most in my life and made it my life.” The child of...
Pharrell / Photo Credit: David Buchan / Stringer Pharrell Pulls His Music Fest From Virginia, Cites Upset Over Cousin's Fatal Shooting Donovan Lynch, Pharrell's cousin, was fatally shot by police in March. Pharrell Williams is displeased with Virginia Beach...
This historic building now for sale in Court Square was once the site of Charlottesville’s slave auction block. The listing does not include that fact.
On a hot and hazy afternoon smack dab in the middle of September, Jalane Schmidt stood on a brick sidewalk in Court Square, her gaze cast downward. “These are so fresh,” she said with delight, gesturing with open palms at more than half a dozen vases of fresh...
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