tupac shakur

20 years ago today the world lost one of its greatest talents, specifically within the world of hip-hop. On September 13, 1996, Tupac Shakur died of fatal gunshot wounds he sustained in a shooting and his life was cut entirely too short at the age of 25. As social media has continued to show an […]

Afeni Shakur Davis, mother of late rap legend Tupac Shakur, has died.

Actor-dancer-director Jasmine Guy has enjoyed a diverse career in television, theater and film. She began her professional career at New York’s famed Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in New York City. Jasmine starred on Broadway in the original productions of Beehive and Leader of the Pack, and productions of Grease, The Wiz and Chicago. Theater […]

As the United States and Cuba ready themselves to patch their decades-long severed diplomatic relations, alleged cop killer and political prisoner Assata Shakur could be extradited back…

Born September 13, 1971, Tupac Amaru Shakur became perhaps the most legendary Hip-Hop artist of all time. Famous for his hit records, radical political views, unabashed comments, beefs, controversies and an often overlooked positivity and compassion for underserved people and communities, Tupac may be one of the most widely recognized American celebrities of the late […]

New York — Kevin Powell has had a whirlwind 2010: It began with him delivering a keynote address on the official Dr. King holiday at Microsoft’s Washington State headquarters; and included an electrifying and closely watched run for Congress in Brooklyn. Though Kevin did not win the election, he did win legions of new supporters […]

September 13th, marked the 14th anniversary of the death of actor, activist, poet and rapper Tupac Amaru Shakur. During his twenty five years on earth, Tupac let his light shine through his music, films and poetry.  He left us with a lot of memories and inspirational material that still touches the hearts and minds of […]