Category : Culture

- 8 months ago

The Lost History of Southern Communism

thenation.com - A Southern Tenant Farmers Union meeting in Arkansas, 1937. (Archive Photos / Getty Images) “This is the firing line not simply for the emancipation of the American Negro but for the emancipation of t…Tweeted by @BooksandtheArts https:...

- 8 months ago

NBS TV staff on Cloud 9 following Pres. Museveni tweet endorsement

By Reporter Staff at NBS TV are on cloud 9 after President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni shared a screengrab of the station. In a tweet on Thursday, Museveni shared a photo of a television screen showing NBS TV, which was streaming the budget speech live fr...

- 8 months ago

The New Jim Crow Book Summary by Michelle Alexander

shortform.com - In 30 years, the US penal population increased from 300k to 2MM, with drug convictions accounting for the majority of increase. The US rate of incarceration is 750 per 100,000 people, vs 161 in the U…Tweeted by @hatetheBS https://twit...

- 8 months ago

A Raised Voice, by James Baldwin/Nina Simone

moochinaboutltd.bandcamp.com - Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more. The name of this tune is Mississippi goddam And I mean every word of it Alabama's gotten me s…Tweeted by @moochin...

- 8 months ago

Jackie Chandiru Is Slowly Coping Up, See Photos

By BigEyeUg Team; We can now assure you that former Blu*3 songstress, Jackie Chandiru is 100% fine and stably regaining her jovial life as before. After shooting visuals for her latest jam ‘Quarantine’ and flooding her gorgeous photos on social m...

- 8 months ago

Here’s a List of This Week’s Cancel Culture Targets

faithwire.com - The postmodern definition of “intolerance” has been eating away at our society for years and cancel culture is the result. It wasn’t that long ago that a relatively new technology — the internet — cr…Tweeted by @FavoriteSon6 https://t...

- 8 months ago

Zzina Awards set to broadcast on Facebook Tonight

By Reporter History is set to be made today as Ugandans gear up for the annual Zzina Awards under the theme: “For the Love of Ugandan Music.” Due to the current social distancing measures, lockdown and curfew, the highly anticipated Galax...

- 8 months ago

Why Little Britain has been shelved over blackface backlash

theweek.co.uk - The comedy series Little Britain has been removed from Netflix, the BBC iPlayer and Britbox amid concerns that the show’s “blackface” characters are unacceptable. Past episodes of the award-winning B…Tweeted by @LensTalesIam https://t...

- 8 months ago

Sudhir Ready To Meet Sacked Sanyu FM Staff Over 25% Pay Cut

By BigEyeUg Team; Tycoon, Sudhir Ruparelia is set to meet 88.2 Sanyu FM’s sacked workers after they protested against the management’s ‘25% pay cut’ plan with a sit-down strike. On Wednesday, the irritated staff seized the company’s Twitter accou...

- 8 months ago

Legal Scholar: Jim Crow Still Exists In America

npr.org - by Michelle Alexander and Cornel West Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Under Jim Crow laws, black Americans were relegated to a subordinate status for decades. Things like literacy t…Tweeted by @cialwayssmiling https://twit...