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Ever since America was forced to suffer through three seasons of Flavor of Love and watching Ty Ruff from the Real World: DC showed his colors, it seems like “unscripted” television has had it out for Black folks. The only “real” depictions we get of ourselves are loud, foul mouthed, feisty,…Continue
Added by Chanelle Renee on January 8, 2013 at 8:42am — No Comments
Kwanzaa is an African American and Pan-African holiday celebrating family, community and culture. To fully ingest, appreciate, and understand the root and core values of Kwanzaa; one must conceive the profound tone of its spirit, which is its concern with values. In this article we will explore the…Continue
After 2012 proving itself to be the year of ratchet reality TV, 2013 kicked off strong with a new reality show on TLC documenting the lives of four pastors’ wives in Atlanta. When the show was initially announced it was met with much criticism. After all, we’ve seen how cameras following people around documenting their “everyday lives” (or what the producers…Continue
Added by Chanelle Renee on January 1, 2013 at 10:09pm — No Comments
I have a few industry colleagues who feel similar sentiments when it comes to producing and promoting positive media. Having conversations with them lets me know I'm not alone in the struggle. It's like we're raging against the machine, storming the fort, taking the Alamo. I mean, I…Continue
Added by Chanelle Renee on December 31, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments
Today's Kwanzaa principle is Kuumba or Creativity. The goal is to do as much as we can to leave our community more beautiful than we found it.
That's certainly the goal of the online TV network we're aiming to launch. We'd like to expose creativity in a way that it hasn't…
Added by Chanelle Renee on December 31, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments
BrightGirl Media is a social media strategy and video production firm specializing in small to medium sized businesses. We work with our clients to manage their Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, G+, blogs, etc. as well as producing commercials and videos to market…Continue
Added by Chanelle Renee on December 30, 2012 at 8:30pm — No Comments
The Kwanzaa principle is UJAMAA which means shared wealth. Cooperative economics can help African Americans take physical control of their own destinies by understanding that no one can be totally self sufficient.
That is one of the main principles the online TV network and the BrightGirl Media…Continue
Added by Chanelle Renee on December 30, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments
Check out this video below, since we are within the Black Folks HotSpot Network, its only right that we share this here first....if we spend the most…Continue
Added by Allison Jones on November 10, 2011 at 5:30am — No Comments
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Added by Deborah Griffin-Woodson on October 27, 2011 at 12:43pm — No Comments
by Alex Alvarez | 2:24 pm, August 30th, 2011
On his radio show today, Glenn Beck tackled a particularly sticky issue when it comes to race. How does it make any sort of sense, he wanted to know, to refer to all black persons as “African American,” particularly when so many black individuals don’t live…Continue
Added by Deborah Griffin-Woodson on September 7, 2011 at 7:29pm — No Comments
Through our studies, we’ve come across single men who are apprehensive when it comes to signing up for a speed-dating event. However, these same single men are dating online and calling the chat lines on a regular basis…Continue
Added by Deborah Griffin-Woodson on April 13, 2011 at 5:00pm — No Comments
These pieces of literature is a great collection to have at home. We can learn so much from these extraordinary authors. In order to elevate, it is essential to have knowledge and wisdom. The selection of literature presented in the video will assist to learn how to empower ourselves as well as our community.
If you are interested in any of the books mentioned above, click on the links below so you can have a copy for…Continue
Added by RikkiNellTV on February 23, 2011 at 1:16am — No Comments