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Stars, others to honor Ruby Dee

By BYP @blackyouthproj 11:00 am September 5, 2014 Actress Ruby Dee, who passed away in June of this year at the age of 91, will be honored later this month in New York City.

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Alicia Keys’ ‘Keep a Child Alive’ benefit nets $4 million

To say that Alicia Keys had a successful fundraising event would be an understatement. The “girl on fire” made it rain this past weekend by raising $4 million at her Keep a Child Alive Black Ball to benefit children and families impacted by AIDS in India & South Africa.

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Alicia Keys WILL Perform in Israel Despite Objections from Alice Walker and Others

Alicia Keys has announced that her concert in Tel Aviv will go on as planned, despite objections from Alice Walker and Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters: “Music is a universal language that is meant to unify audiences in peace and love, and that is the spirit of our show.”

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Alice Walkers Pens Letter To Alicia Keys, Asking That She Cancel Israel Concert

Pulitzer Prize-winning writer, Alice Walker has written Keys an open letter, requesting that she reconsider a scheduled concert in Tel Aviv, Israel:

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Summer M.’s Finals Week

By Summer M. 9:02 am December 3, 2012 For many, today marks the beginnings of finals week, a slew of tests given at the end of the semester wherein students attempt to coherently regurgitate everything they learned last night while cramming. In this tradition, I’d like to assign several essay questions to a few folks […]

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