Posts Tagged ‘Kickstarter’

Deniece Williams Holiday CD “Christmas With Deniece” Offered on KickStarter

June 24, 2014 Leave a comment

Deniece Williams Holiday CD “Christmas With Deniece”

Offered on KickStarter

  • Pledge as little as a $1 and get rewards!

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Los Angeles, CA – Deniece Williams announces her launch of Kickstarter campaign for a Christmas CD/DVD, “Christmas With Deniece.”  Deniece aka Niecy is a 4 times Grammy Award winner.  She has envisioned creating a Christmas project, for a very long time. Deniece is a popular singer/songwriter who has had a long and fruitful career in the pop, R&B, and the gospel arenas. She is known for her hits such as “Free”, “Let’s Hear If for the Boy”, “It’s Gonna Take a Miracle”, and for her many vocal duets with Johnny Mathis. Read more…

Spike Lee Talks Old Boy, Kickstarter & Trayvon Martin

July 28, 2013 Leave a comment

What Does It Mean to Be Black When You’re Not Black?

July 11, 2011 Leave a comment

White Hand Over African American Eyes with word Negro below
Black is a powerful word. More than a color, it represents an entire race of people. While some may prefer African American, Afro Cuban, Afrocentric or whatever variation that applies, when someone says “Black” (with a capital B) you generally know what they mean. That’s why I was taken aback when this man looked me in my eye and said, “I’m not Black.”

Despite having the same pigmentation as myself, he was adamant about expressing his Spanish heritage. He was Panamanian and proud. Being called “Black” was somehow an insult to everything that he was. Be that as it may, looking at him all I saw was another Black man like myself. I never paid attention to his last name, which I later discovered had Spanish roots, because for all I knew it could have just as well been Haitian. Even that was “too Black” for him. Read more…


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