Tag Archives for African Americans
Issa Rae, the creator and star of the hit web series, The Mis-Adventures of Awkward Black Girl, was a speaker at the first annual “Black Women in America” conference Feb. 25. The sudden success of “Awkward Black Girl” says a … Continue reading
State Rep. Byron Rushing joined local community activists at Hibernian Hall Oct. 19 to discuss the history of the 45-year-old Madison Park Development Corporation, as well as highlight the roots of black activism in Boston. It was an enlightening conversation … Continue reading
Black AIDS Institute founder Phil Wilson spoke before the National Association of Black Journalists in Washington DC March 25 on why HIV/AIDS has become a “blacker” disease in 2011 and the responsibility of black journalists to continue covering the epidemic.
Journalist and AIDS activist Kai Wright was the keynote speaker at a town hall meeting on black men’s health and sexuality put on by the AIDS Action Committee during its World AIDS Day commemorations Dec. 7. Wright has been writing … Continue reading