Unique Americana in the Modern Day United States *Note: Americana refers cultural heritage of the United States in this piece and American refers to the demonym for United States residents in this case. One unique thing about the United States is the … Continue reading Twelve Things in American Culture No One Thinks About
Just three days before flying to California to present her research, Brittany Ota-Malloy and I sat down to discuss blackness, multiracial/ biracial identity and developing a cultural identity. Ota, the 28-year-old PhD student and a supervisor at the Center for … Continue reading Brittany Ota- Malloy On Blackness, Biracial/ Multiracial Identity, and Higher Education
Recently, I began my internship at Wisconsin Public Radio for the summer. Then, this summer it occurred to me that I rarely listen to public radio until I found 2 Dope Queens hosted by two black women. The stand-up comedy … Continue reading WNYC’s ‘2 Dope Queens’ is a hit!
Hip Hop Mogul Russell Simmons’s newly launched network, All Def Digital will host its first ever awards ceremony on Feb. 24 and many news outlets are talking about it including Variety Magazine. All Def Digital produces a variety of content geared towards Hip Hop listeners and the African- American community. World Star Hip Hop Head Quarters, a weekly web series, is their most recent success. The network shares its content online through social media, but now the public will vote for nominees for best picture until Feb. 23, according to Variety. Simmons, most known for cofounding Hip Hop label Def … Continue reading Russell Simmons master plan discussed in Variety Magazine