Arts & Entertainment

STARZ Launches Spoken Word Contest in Conjunction With New Series, ‘America to Me’

New STARZ series America to Me is set to shed light on US racial disparities from the perspective of our youth. Beginning today, the network has launched the “Share Your Voice” contest, where U.S. teens have the opportunity to win a $25,000 scholarship for sharing their own stories through spoken word. The competition challenges students


Google Doodle Contest Winner’s Artwork Tells Her Story

Who says teenage Internet users have no imagination? If anyone would disagree it would be Akilah Johnson of Washington D.C., who won the 2016 Doodle 4 Google Competition with her Google Doodle artwork called “Google in my Afrocentric Life.” Google Doodles are takes on the search engine’s logo that are posted online every day. Some

Culture & Black Life

[Powered by Family Dollar] A Selfie for Service

Many of us do not realize our own strength until we are faced with an obstacle so great, so seemingly insurmountable, that we are forced to dig deep and reveal our superhuman might to the world. Sheila Taylor, 45, understands this process all too well.  This is why Family Dollar is recognizing this Lewisville, Texas

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