Unlike most media concerning Muslims, the Ask a Muslim series focuses on a routinely overlooked community of American Muslims: African Americans. Contrary to popular belief, not all Muslims are Arab, from the Middle East, or from Southeast Asia. The African American of the 20th and 21st century is most responsible for establishing Islam in America, […]
Suicide usually isn’t an option for black folks, especially since there is a whole host of reasons why our mortality rate is so high, but is this always true? Given some recent high profile suicides and apparent suicides in the black community, is there more room to have this discussion now?
(SOME STRONG LANGUAGE) When is the last time you met a black atheist? Having faith has been a long tradition for black folk in the US and across the world? So is it true that black folk don’t do atheism?
What is the danger in assuming that black folk don’t have issues with their body? What happens when there is no room for discussion for black folk to discuss eating disorders? Or maybe black folk don’t actually have any eating disorders? Where does stereotype end and truth begin?
If black folk can live in the hood why can’t we go to the woods? The great outdoors seems to be the last frontier when it comes to Black People. What’s keeping us from engaging with Mother Nature? What’s so tough about roughing it for Black Folk? Or are we just doing it in secret, […]
What’s so special about New Orleans, Louisiana? Well the crew of Black Folk Don’t headed down South for this season to find out just that! Because black folk don’t do New Orleans, OK, they totally do!
Back by popular demand, and with topics by the people Black Folk Don’t brings new topics to a new city, New Orleans! First, what’s the deal with black folk and swimming? Do they do it? Or are the assumptions true? Tune in to new episodes every Tuesday, and share your thoughts @blackfolkdont on Twitter. A […]
We’re back!! Thanks to you this entire season is made up of audience suggestions of even more things black folk don’t do like swim, go camping, have eating disorders, get married, do atheism, and commit suicide. And this time we took the whole crew down to the “big easy” for blackness with some cajun spice […]
Visual artist MIchael Paul Pritto takes some time on the extra day of February to share his thoughts on Black History Month, and his work.