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Culture is a key aspect of the development of a nation. This is also true of Afro-Americans as a distinct nationality. Its development reflects the similarities and differences between Black people and the entire society. It also reflects the similarities and differences - especially differences based on class - that exist among different groups of Black people. Culture (in form and content) is historical and Black culture is no exception. Just as the historical stages of the Black experience reflect changes in the mode of material (economic) production, so cultural change reflects changes in the mode of cultural production. In other words, similar factors are involved in how Black culture is produced: What technology is used? What numbers of people with what kinds of skills are involved? Who owns what? And who works for or with whom? The mode of cultural production is thus dependent on the mode of material production. Furthermore, the historical development of Black culture reflects the same historical periods as all other aspects of the Black experience. It is especially important to begin with Africa.

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While Lil Boosie sits behind bars and awaits trial on first degree murder charges, his mother, Connie Hatch In an effort to rally support, Boosie's family has created a Web site, www.boosiejustice.com, as an outlet for fans to speak... more

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Voices Of Urban is all about keeping our culture in the know. We will keep you updated with everything that is going on in the Urban communities nation wide and world wide. Stay tunned in daily.

He renounced his gang affiliation and apologized for his role in founding the Crips. He also co-wrote children's books and participated in efforts intended to prevent youths from joining gangs.

Where woman of color meet to discuss MotherHood, SisterHood. We are gathering to get advice from every angle. Parenting advice, Work related advice. ect. If you need advice about anything we are here to chat with you. Invite your... more

Harriet Tubman's name at birth was Araminta Ross. She was one of 11 children of Harriet and Benjamin Ross born into slavery in Dorchester County, Maryland. As a child, Ross was "hired out" by her master as a nursemaid for a... more

This next hour will be dedicated to the one and only Dr. King Jr. For giving us a voice when we could not speak for ourselves. His dream is continuing to grow. Hatred could never outweigh love. Because love is always stronger that hate and... more

Martin Luther King became a world-renown leader of non-violent social change yet--in what we call Cascade Patch--he was once a part of the community. Special Episode 1/17/2011

Black 365 we will be discussing the past and present movements in the black culture. Black History Month /// Martin Luther King Jr. Day /// Kwanzaa /// Juneteenth /// Black Nationalism (Marcus Garvey, Black Nationalist Colors and... more
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