Meet Emil Wilbekin: Featured Speaker at the Upcoming Kehinde Wiley Speaker Series

Emil Wilbekin is an American journalist, media executive, stylist, content creator, culture critic, and human rights activist. He is the former editor-in-chief of Vibe and Giant, editor-at-large at Essence and managing editor of its associated website Essence.com, and chief content officer of Afropunk. He is the founder of Native Son Now, an organization dedicated to empowering and lifting up Black gay [...]

2023-07-17T19:29:43-04:00July 17th, 2023|Interviews, Past Events|0 Comments

Unjustly Taken: the Tragic Death of Darius Tarver at the Hands of Denton Police Officers

At just 23 years old, Darius Tarver tragically lost his life at the hands of the police. Concerned neighbors had called for help, hoping to ensure his wellbeing. However, instead of providing the assistance he desperately needed, four Denton Police officers responded by using a taser and shooting him, leading to his untimely death. Darius was recovering at home from a [...]

2023-06-06T16:29:35-04:00June 6th, 2023|Police Brutality|0 Comments

Meet Uncle Bobby: the Social Justice Activist Leading the Fight Against Police Brutality in America

Cephus Johnson, a.k.a Uncle Bobby, is a social justice activist at the forefront of ending police brutality in America. After his nephew, Oscar Grant, was murdered by a Bart police officer in 2009, Cephus founded two social justice organizations, the Oscar Grant Foundation and Love Not Blood Campaign. Since then, Cephus has received many prestigious awards for his activism, including The [...]

2023-06-05T13:36:40-04:00June 5th, 2023|Police Brutality|0 Comments
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