Several Black writers and editors have used this moment to spur change within their current and former newsrooms.
Through web series and documentaries, SlayTV fills a void in the black LGBTQ community.
For the sake of adequate representation on screens and in boardrooms, television providers need to put forth a concerted effort to acquire Black-owned stations.
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I just finished watching Black Girls Rock, a stunning and beautiful celebration of Black women and #BlackGirlMagic. I don't know where to even start, as I sit, watch, feel. I observe, consume, and admire in awe and wonder at what just happened before me.
Michael J. Feeney died Sunday from health complications.
It's more than art for art's sake. Justin Adu's African Amedia exhibit was created with direct intent to deliver in-your-face content that forces one to take in the adversities of society. His work addresses the negative portrayals of African Americans in mainstream media, while also providing a platform to look inward and analyze self.
At the darkest times in segregated America, I could read any issue of Jet or Ebony and feel content that blacks -- that I -- could still excel in any human endeavor. Happy thoughts, cheer and optimism filled the pages.
As of next week, there will be no more Jet magazine, that pint-sized publication that's been a weekly best friend to the Black community since 1951.