Sh*t White Girls Say to Black Girls” Rocks the Boat!

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Sh*t White Girls Say to Black Girls is one of the latest videos to take the Internet by storm, having been viewed by over 4 million in less than a week. The creator, Franchesca Ramsey, a young, dark skin, Black woman with locs throws on a blond wig and goes IN, reenacting remarks made by… Read more »

Wyatt Cenac Hosts AfroPoP Season 4.0!

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You may recognize funnyman Wyatt Cenac from his stints as a correspondent for the Daily Show. You can also see him soon as the host of our new upcoming AfroPoP season, season 4! Recently NBPC held the AfroPoP production shoot in a Williamsburg studio, and we brought some flavor into the industrial neighborhood. Check out… Read more »

I Try Very Hard To Act Brown But…

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My mother always said, “You are different, you don’t play by the same rules.” These are words I live by, especially since I work in corporate America. Last week I had my semi-annual review. Things were going really well until my boss went over his hand written notes about my “Opportunities for Improvement.” His list… Read more »

Whose streets? Our streets! NYC and Troy Davis, 9/22/11

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I am writing and sharing this as I have no idea how much this story will get covered, or not. Please feel free to share this. I woke up today as I’m sure many of you did thinking of how I get to wake up today, and Troy Davis doesn’t. I thought about how our… Read more »

The New Negro: Rare MLK Interview

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This weekend will bring a new Martin Luther King Jr. memorial to Washington DC, and it is reviving a lot of conversation about the man, his mission and his tactics. PBS.org shared with us a very rare interview from 1957 featuring Dr. King on the classic “An Open Mind” PBS talk show. It is very… Read more »

Black Hot Fresh Summer Preview!

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For a while we here in the NBPC labs of Black-ness have been mixing and matching various new media concoctions to engage the masses on issues that range from Black masculinity, to a big hurricane mess named Katrina, and recently we sent some talented filmmakers to Haiti to capture the voices of real Haitians dealing… Read more »