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How This Dance Director Is Challenging The Race Problem of Dance Through Education

Dance has always been a huge part of black culture, and black culture is a tremendous influence in dance. But, ironically, the African Americans who have shaped the art-form remain hidden figures. Sadly, in today's dance world, African American dancers are unequivocally faced with discrimination and a lack of opportunities for advancement, even when their talent speaks for...

'America's Theme': Organized Noize Asks Everyone To Stand Up Against Injustice On New EP

Even if you’re not a news connoisseur or a political junkie, the past few weeks have been so deeply embedded in politics, race and injustice that silence is an awkward choice of an option to roll with when the country is burning in consistent flames of chaos and disarray. If there is any song that captures the state of America right now, it is “We the ones”  from...

How Race And Class Changed The Perception Of America's Drug Addiction

The media has finally been paying attention to the ongoing opioid and heroin abuse epidemic that seemed to be a silent matter until demographics changed everything. It seems that those who were initially affected by drug addiction had no social or racial resemblance to the politicians and health experts who could have helped the situation. "It...