Black Music Month: Fatima Robinson Is The Brilliant Choreographer Behind Your Favorite Music Videos — Hot 107.9 – Hot Spot ATL

https://www.youtube.com/embed/4aeDlZOD-B0?version=3&rel=1&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&fs=1&hl=en-US&autohide=2&wmode=transparent To continue the Black Music Month celebration, online discourse about popular choreographer and director, Fatima Robinson, brought attention to the countless music videos, live performances and films she has impacted throughout her career. Check out a gallery of some of our favorites from the all-star talent. Robinson has choreographed music videos for artists like Michael…Black... Continue Reading →

FBF: Lucy Pearl-Dance Tonight — Hidden Singles Podcast

https://www.youtube.com/embed/QReOON-c6-4?version=3&rel=1&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&fs=1&hl=en&autohide=2&wmode=transparent Today’s FBF is the perfect song for the start of the weekend and also great for a wonderful skate night! Enjoy this late 90’s hit by Lucy Pearl! Courtesy of Unidiscmusic Youtube ChannelFBF: Lucy Pearl-Dance Tonight — Hidden Singles Podcast

America’s ‘African Founders’: The Black Thinkers Who Shaped the U.S. — TIME

Historian David Hackett Fischer, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington’s Crossing, has been writing history books since 1965, and his latest, African Founders: How Enslaved People Expanded American Ideals, is an encyclopedia of enslaved people’s experiences in the United States from the 17th century to the 19th century. The book, which came out May 31,…America’s ‘African... Continue Reading →

Hidden Singles Season 2 Episode 6 is now available! — Hidden Singles Podcast

https://open.spotify.com/embed/episode/0YvBW2OxIPZl0w8GNgYbry?si=b4b66288c6024d3f&utm_source=oembed Hidden Singles is back with a special episode that will hopefully inspire action and spark conversation. Check it out below and stay tuned for more episodes this season. To hear the full-length version of the show, head on over to Spotify! #HappyStreamingHidden Singles Season 2 Episode 6 now available! — Hidden Singles Podcast

Janet Kay: A celebration of the Queen of Lovers Rock — LOUD WOMEN

https://www.youtube.com/embed/qCVR5XR04Mo?version=3&rel=1&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&fs=1&hl=en&autohide=2&wmode=transparent On a balmy Thursday night, I went to worship this icon and witness a celebration of her 45 years in music as the Queen of Lovers Rock, at the Sanctuary (Greenleaf Road Baptist Church) in Walthamstow – a place of congregation and a new music venue enabled by the 2019 Borough of Culture funded... Continue Reading →

In Light of Recent Events — Hidden Singles Podcast

https://www.youtube.com/embed/ILZB8TgLJeE?version=3&rel=1&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&fs=1&hl=en&autohide=2&wmode=transparent Normally, I post music spotlights on Fridays. However, in light of the recent tragedies that have happened across the nation, I feel that this music spotlight is very appropriate and unfortunately still a reality over 30 years since its release. Courtesy of Janet Jackson Official YouTube ChannelIn Light of Recent Events — Hidden Singles Podcast

Americans Need to Examine Their Relationship to Images of Black Suffering — TIME

Thirty years ago, all four Los Angeles Police Department officers involved in the beating of Rodney King were acquitted. Less than a year ago, the officer who killed George Floyd was convicted of second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter. Both cases involved video seen by millions. The videos are so ghastly and so widely…Americans Need... Continue Reading →

One Million Americans Have Died From COVID-19. Here Are Some of Their Stories — TIME

One million people have died of COVID-19 in the U.S. Each death was more than a number: It was a lost parent, child, partner, or other loved one. The pandemic has affected us all, but certain groups have suffered disproportionately throughout it. TIME spoke with three people who lost family members to the same devastating…One Million... Continue Reading →

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