Gregory Porter's voice is like a quiet storm — powerful enough to command attention, mesmerizing in its natural beauty.
Little did executives at BBC One know when they broadcast the first episode of "Doctor Who" on Nov. 23, 1963, that the collective imaginations of millions of viewers would gravitate toward the madman with a box and eventually make common references to Cybermen, the TARDIS, and fish fingers and custard.
Whether among the millions taking part in the Great Migration of interwar U.S., or those immigrating to England from Africa and the Caribbean post-World War II, black social mobility often hinged upon the power to present themselves as fashionably respectable.
The impact of the American Civil Rights Movement on people of color around the globe cannot be overstated.
Following Emancipation, the vast majority of African Americans sought to increase their intellectual and social mobility by enrolling in church-sponsored common schools.
The church has long been a base of empowerment, exhibiting an unparalleled degree of influence over the thoughts and lives of its congregants. It comes as no surprise that the Black church, as perhaps the most important institution in the African-American community, has reinvigorated a centuries-old custom for meeting the educational needs of Black students.
London youth have an identity problem.
While some social commentators insist that the routine practice of paying oneself first would eventually lead to a nest egg of ready-cash that could then be moved into different money-yielding accounts, the average American finds saving any portion of their paychecks near to impossible.
Says God is Challenging Black Elders, Mississippians to Change Fate of Black-White Relations
Defiant and steadfast in his insistence that the living God had ordered his steps and tasked him with a mission of spreading His message, civil rights icon James Meredith averred that the future of education and race relations in America as well as the sanctity of the nation’s morality rests in the leadership of Black elders.
Actress Debbi Morgan's one-woman play, "The Monkey on My Back," is a postscript to the lives of millions of children who grow up witnessing domestic violence, and Morgan gives an absolutely phenomenal performance, offering insight into the internal struggles she faced.