Month: December 2018

five heartbeats broadway

‘The Five Heartbeats’ Movie Headed to Broadway

five heartbeats broadway

Released more than 25 years ago, Robert Townsend’s classic movie, The Five Heartbeats, which follows the journey of a fictional soul music group to stardom, is headed to the Broadway stage.  

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man weave

Man Weaves are Curing Baldness for Black Men


Wade Menendez is a pioneer of cranial prosthesis, or “man weaves,” a nonsurgical procedure that fills a balding scalp with a head of hair in just hours.  VICE News takes a first-hand look inside the world of faux fros.

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Young Black Woman Creates App to Find Children’s Books Written by Writers of Color


We Read Too, in 2014 to help readers find children’s books by writers of color, featuring characters of color.  She currently has more than 600 books cataloged in the app.

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