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FonzFranc Alfonso François

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Alfonso believes writing helps him reach his max potential. It is his most creative vein and strongest voice. It's what helps him become anyone he wants to be, and it's the easiest way for him to understand others as well as the world around him. From growing up underprivileged in Crown Heights, Brooklyn to graduating with a BA in Film & New Media Studies under a full-tuition scholarship, Alfonso's greatest skill is knowing how to maneuver in both worlds comfortably. Visit FonzFranc.com.


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16 Black Songs You're Guaranteed To Hear at the Function

2016 came crashing down on us something terrible. We've (unwillingly) ushered a new administration into our government that continuously strikes against the basic civil rights of our black men, women and youth. For those of us old enough to truly understand, it's an eery repeat of history beginning to unfold. But if there's one thing we should know, it's that...

Black People Are A Gold Mine Of Innovation And Influence For Pop Culture

Black people have withstood countless limitations in pop culture since Jupiter Hammon, the first African-American to be a published author in the United States (1761) and even prior. Phillis Wheatley followed shortly after in 1773 when she became the first African-American woman to publish a book. In 1858, William Wells Brown was the first black playwright to have his works published....

Always My President: Letting Go Of Barack Obama As POTUS

In January of 2009, I stood in the freezing cold on the National Mall among some of my high school peers and teachers. We were in a sea of hundreds of thousands, all who came from near and far just for you. I didn’t realize it at the moment, but I was witnessing the dreams of so many who look just like you—just like me—realized. You courageously campaigned and faced...

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