The Oakland Black Business Fund Received the Inaugural Michael Jordan and Jordan Brand’s Community Grant

By JR Valrey, The Minister of Information The Oakland Black Business Fund is the only Black led fund that produces business grants and large investments, to address the co-ordinated lack of capital investment that goes into Black businesses. Co-founder of OBBF Trevor Parham is an … Continue readingThe Oakland Black Business Fund Received the Inaugural Michael Jordan and Jordan Brand’s Community Grant

Ivy Prosper of Ghana’s “Beyond the Return” Campaign Talks About Repatriation

By JR Valrey, the People’s Minister of Information  My two trips to Ghana, in 2021, have undoubtedly changed my perspective for the better, on practical Pan Africanism, and what it looks like on an everyday level, from within an African country. While in Ghana, I … Continue readingIvy Prosper of Ghana’s “Beyond the Return” Campaign Talks About Repatriation

Cuba’s Revolutionary Doctors Have Taken On Covid With Worldwide Medical Solidarity

By JR Valrey, the Minister of Information The revolutionary nature of the Cuban people has allowed the nation to successfully fight a revolution in ‘59, that the U.S. government vehemently opposed, then set up a socialist nation that has been under a US/EU sponsored embargo … Continue readingCuba’s Revolutionary Doctors Have Taken On Covid With Worldwide Medical Solidarity

Abiodun of the Last Poets Talks About Impact After 50 Years, Weak Slogans in the Movement, and the Role of Artists Today

By JR Valrey, The People’s Minister of Information For the last 50 years, “The Last Poets” have been instrumental in politically educating Black Amerikkka, as well as the world, to our uphill battle against genocide and for liberation and self-determination in the land of the … Continue readingAbiodun of the Last Poets Talks About Impact After 50 Years, Weak Slogans in the Movement, and the Role of Artists Today

Mekanix Producer Talks About Debut Album “F.E.A.R.”, His Struggles, and Hip Hop Not Being 4 Elements Part 1

By The Minister of Information JR Valrey  By far, the most dominant production duo in Mobb Musik is the Mekanix; made up of 4 rAx and Tweed the Great. 4 rAx, known also for his legendary hooks on the music of rappers like Keak Da … Continue readingMekanix Producer Talks About Debut Album “F.E.A.R.”, His Struggles, and Hip Hop Not Being 4 Elements Part 1

Black muralist Kufu attacks the walls of East Oakland to show us our fighting heart and soul

Kufu’s unfinished mural at 87th off of International in East Oakland depicts Marcus Garvey, Huey P. Newton, Malcolm X aka El Hajj Malik Shabazz and Angela Davis, alongside many other community heroes. by JR Valrey, Black New World Media Driving down International and 87th Ave, like I … Continue readingBlack muralist Kufu attacks the walls of East Oakland to show us our fighting heart and soul