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New Report Highlights Black America's Growing Demand for Diverse Media Representation

Milwaukee

New Report Highlights Black America’s Growing Demand for Diverse Media Representation

New Report Highlights Black America's Growing Demand for Diverse Media Representation Black America remains a core audience in today's media landscape, setting the bar for media engagement and representation. This is a profound evolution from a history where access to media was once outlawed for enslaved ancestors to now being at the forefront of media consumption and influence. Black audiences are not just consuming content; they define culture through media […]

todayFebruary 15, 2024

https://uwm.edu/news/uwm-project-documenting-the-work-of-wisconsins-first-black-architect/

Milwaukee

UWM project to document the Legacy of Wisconsin’s First Black Architect

A team of historians at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) is embarking on a pivotal project to document the life and achievements of Alonzo Robinson Jr., a groundbreaking architectural figure and the first Black architect to be registered in Wisconsin. Robinson's illustrious career, extending over four decades, significantly influenced Milwaukee's architectural scene through his designs of public buildings, churches, and projects to serve the African American community. Notably, Robinson and […]

todayFebruary 14, 2024

Celebrate Black-owned wines from Issa Rae, Dwyane Wade with a tasting on Feb 18 for Black History Month

Milwaukee

Celebrate Black-owned wines from Issa Rae, Dwyane Wade with a tasting on Feb 18 for Black History Month

Celebrate Black-owned wines from Issa Rae, Dwyane Wade with a tasting on Feb 18 for Black History Month On February 18th from 2-4 pm at Radio Milwaukee, The Milwaukee Wine Academy will host a groundbreaking Celebrity Wine Tasting event in partnership with HYFIN, Milwaukee’s urban alternative station that connects the culture. This unique gathering will offer an immersive cultural experience showcasing the rich heritage of Black winemakers and the vibrant […]

todayFebruary 14, 2024

Ode is choreographer Jamar Roberts' tribute to Black victims of police brutality. Paul Kolnik/Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

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A dance about gun violence is touring nationally with Alvin Ailey’s company

Ode is choreographer Jamar Roberts' tribute to Black victims of police brutality. Paul Kolnik/Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Jamar Roberts did not initially know he would create a piece to address gun violence. But he did know he needed dance to cope, after years of headlines about its victims: Michael Brown, Tamar Rice, Philando Castile, Jordan Edwards and many, many more. "It's the first thing I thought I needed to […]

todayFebruary 14, 2024

Beyoncé watches Jay-Z as he accepts the Dr. Dre Global Impact Award during the 66th Grammy Awards on Feb. 4. Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for The Recording Academy

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A radio station is now playing Beyoncé’s country song after an outcry from fans

Beyoncé watches Jay-Z as he accepts the Dr. Dre Global Impact Award during the 66th Grammy Awards on Feb. 4. Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for The Recording Academy An Oklahoma-based radio station said it is now playing Beyoncé's new country single, "Texas Hold 'Em," after its initial move to not play the song drew quick criticism from fans over what they perceive to be narrow-mindedness. A fan said he emailed KYKC […]

todayFebruary 14, 2024

Beyoncé goes country: exposing the genre's hidden Black history

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Beyoncé goes country: exposing the genre’s hidden Black history

Beyoncé goes country: exposing the genre's hidden Black history Beyoncé Knowles-Carter stands poised at the epicenter of popular culture, an unmatched force who has dominated music for over two decades with her brand of fiercely confident R&B anthems belted by a once-in-a-generation voice. But in 2016, she caught many by surprise when she veered into country territory. With “Daddy Lessons,” a foot-stomping track off her album “Lemonade” that meshes trap […]

todayFebruary 12, 2024 6

Howard's vocal malleability allows her to access a whole spectrum of contradictory emotions and gender expressions. Medios y Media/Getty Images

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On ‘What Now,’ Brittany Howard is a virtuoso in pursuit of a flow state

Howard's vocal malleability allows her to access a whole spectrum of contradictory emotions and gender expressions. Medios y Media/Getty Images For all the Prince worship present in pop culture, there aren't very many contemporary stars who are able to sustain the total relentlessness of his musicality — how talent oozed from every inch and in every direction, how jazz and gospel ran through his blood. Figures like Janelle Monáe have […]

todayFebruary 12, 2024

Buena Tierra Run Club Nurtures Latino Health & Culture

Milwaukee

Milwaukee’s Buena Tierra Run Club nurtures Latino health & culture 

A decade ago, Patrick Chaves first found solace in running during a challenging time in his life. His journey and passion grew in 2019 when he trained for the Milwaukee Marathon. But last year, when Patrick ran the Chicago Marathon, he was inspired by the Latino community in the Pilsen neighborhood. “It brought me so much joy to run [in a place] that embraced their culture with pride,” he said. […]

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"Usher's Super Bowl Halftime Show: A Celebration of HBCU Culture and Kappa Alpha Psi

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Usher’s Super Bowl Halftime Show: a celebration of HBCU Culture and Kappa Alpha Psi

Jackson State Marching Band aka Sonic Boom of The South Did you catch the halftime show at yesterday's Super Bowl? If you did, you were treated to a high-energy spectacle headlined by Usher, with a special appearance that everyone is talking about. Two members of Kappa Alpha Psi, the second-oldest historically Black fraternity in the world, joined Usher on stage, strolling with canes and shimmying alongside the pop star.  Adding […]

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