Resources for Juneteenth

Juneteeth is an annually celebrated holiday commemmorating the freedom of former slaves in the United States. The name comes from June 19th, the day freedom was announced to all. Even though the Emancipation Proclamation of 1865 was put to action, word did not spread until a few months later. Below are resources to learn more, …

Interview with Mr. Neil III

What does it mean to be influential/successful as a black man?  I don’t know. I’m still working on it. I have things I want to do. My inspiration is Colonel Harland Sanders, founder of KFC. He didn’t start frying chicken until he retired. It doesn’t matter when you get started, as long as you get …

Journey to Hip-Hop

When and why did you start listening to Hip-Hop?  Roneisha: Since I was younger, it’s always been a thing. I think, especially for African-American culture, you grow up in that. You grow up listening to Run-D.M.C., Jay-Z, Kanye, Wyclef, all these people. That’s just how it is in the beginning.  Dr. Old: I was listening …