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Talib Kweli talks Race, Justice & Hip Hop w/ Judge LaDoris Cordell

Sometime in 1999 or maybe it was early 2000, Mos Def & Talib Kweli ( commonly known as Blackstar) released an EP titled “Hip Hop for Respect” in response to…

Get To Know An HBG (Happy Black Girl) Brandelyn Castine

Folks stay talking about The Good, The Bad and The Ugly. Once in awhile, we take a different approach and highlight the fascinating array of happy black girls and guys (hbg’s)…

It’s HBG Muppet Week!

It’s HBG Muppet Week! Over on our Happy Black Girl Facebook page we’ve been sharing everything six degrees of Jim Henson. Here’s a sampling of some of the HBG worthy…

Get To Know An HBG (Happy Black Girl) Mariah Rankine-Landers

Folks stay talking about The Good,The Bad and The Ugly. Once in awhile, we take a different approach and highlight the fascinating array of happy black girls and guys (hbg’s)…

Common Vision: Fruit Tree Tour (the Revisit)

If you’ve been keeping up w/ HBG site posts, you’ll most certainly remember Queen Bee, Devoya’s, love for trees and her enthusiastic introduction to all things Common Vision (click here…

Common Vision + Stipend + Job Training = More Trees!

  The fine folks over at Common Vision are currently organizing the Winter Tree planting tour. Common Vision has been around for a decade planting fruit trees and working to improve food…

Drive The Future w/ Dwele

Education is important! As such we’d like to take a moment to share valuable information about a few organizations that strive to make a difference in the lives of young…