Click the link https://soundcloud.com/madeinthewest/the-de-criminalization-of/s-CSZHpdjikiV for the Q&A introduction of the topic! The decriminalization of Black girls in schools looks like, restorative justice practices, creating diversion courts, remaking the educational and juvenile justice system and of course advocacy. To change the narrative from the criminalization to the decriminalization, we need to be in these spaces. I … Continue reading Conversations to Change the Narrative: Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools Q&A w/ Dr. Adrienne Lawson
As the hysteria of the Corona virus takes a storm throughout the world, the effects of the virus has made it difficult for a lot of people to continue on with their normal lives. K-12 schools are shut down and people are getting laid off and getting less hours at their jobs. This means that … Continue reading Volunteer Ops & Resources During COVID-19 in Los Angeles, CA
On a hot but gloomy Thursday evening on April 11th, 2019, there was a sense of despair in the air, the vibe in L.A. was off and emotions were high. On this the day, Ermias Eghedom "Nipsey Hussle" lost his life in front of his clothing store in Los Angeles, CA. Who would have known that that … Continue reading My Ode to Los Angeles
One aspect of knowing the value of the Black dollar is spending the dollar on Black owned businesses. There seems to be a split view surrounded by Black Millennial's that I see and hear on supporting Black owned businesses; either you buy Black no matter what or you complain about the prices and quality. Well, … Continue reading For Us by Us: The Come Up
Ballet is not an African American art form but thanks to Misty Copeland, Alvin Ailey and Debbie Allen just to name a few, African American boys and girls has been killing the ballet scene; just like Aesha Ash. Aesha Ash pictures of her in her tutu in urban neighborhoods took the internet by a storm. … Continue reading The Story Behind Ballerina, Aesha Ash Famous Pictures.
The last rapper out of Alabama to make it big was Doe B, rest in peace. Now there is a new rapper out of Alabama who is ready to take the throne. Greg who goes by Lil Whoadie is from Enterprise Alabama but has a West Coast and Atlanta feel to him. From his music … Continue reading *New Artist Alert* Lil Whoadie bringing you trippy, feel good music.