We have been talking about these things here on StreetPoetsNYC.com for a while now. Two Articles on the site stand our the most, The link between Artist and Depression , and How Complaining rewires your brain for Negativity. Who Am I? I am the Street Blogger. Bringing you news and reviews on the Artists that we know, support and vibe with in the functions. Although most of these Artists are on the underground aspects of expression, we think it’s better that way. … More Allow Me To Reintroduce Myself (StreetPoetsNYC.com)
Malcolm X speaks on Nationalism … More Malcolm X speaks on Nationalism (Video)
When we think about taboos among other things we think of politics, religion, and… paying for Art. Talking about money in the Creative Industry is often a delicate topic, it is believed that Writers & Artists alike are willing and happy to work for free. There are many reasons that Artist should be paid, and … More Why More Artists should talk about Money (Article)
When we discuss societal issues and the need for change within our communities in small groups and find ourselves just as confused after the conversation as we were when it started. At this point in our history in America, we need to illustrate the issues as simply as we can so that they are transparent, and can … More American Perception: “What needs the most change in America?” (Article)
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Written by Ricardo Hazell On June 26th, actor and activist Jesse Williams took to the stage at the BET Awards to accept a Humanitarian Award. He closed his fiery oration with the following; “Burying black people out of sight and out of mind while extracting our culture, our dollars, our entertainment like oil – black gold, … More America is a Nation of Culture Vultures and Appropriation
Peace Powerful People! I hope your week is going by as smooth as possible, and every burning desire is coming to past. My week has been fabulous, filled with Love, deadlines, and over sleeping. So, while having some “down time”, I came across a interesting topic of discussion. A transgender MMA fighter who wants to … More Who’s fight is it anyway?
Yesterday we was in the park and the was showing this big ass movie to young black men about “Why they need their father, and the struggles of living in the inner city, and being in gangs”. First of all, maybe their parents should be there to wear some of the weight they gone walk … More Inner City Blues Meets Inner City Solutions
Kush had a lot to so say about this article. Check it out! This is something I’ve always said. The whole black on black crime thing is totally false. Every race kills their own more than others outside of their race. Yes blacks are killed more by other blacks than anyone else… But So are … More Kush Queendom on Black on Black Crime
Written by: Kelley Davidson Once slavery was abolished in 1865, manufacturers scrambled to find other sources of cheap labor—and because the 13th amendment banned slavery (except as punishment for crimes), they didn’t have to look too far. Prisons and big businesses have now been exploiting this loophole in the 13th amendment for over a century. … More These 7 Household Names Make a Killing Off of the Prison-Industrial Complex
This video was uploaded yesterday and holds more truth than many people know and yet are not prepared to understand. The society in which we live in does not seem to be in the favor of prosperity of its people, and not all of it’s people; only those who fit a specific category. This young … More Free Tuition Vs. Debt (Video)
“You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation.” – African Proverb Understand how important you are black women, civilization started from your womb. All the great men and great women came from you. With great power comes great responsibility; if we have negative perceptions about ourselves, we will continue … More ‘You Educate A Man’