Ashel Eldridge of EFAM Talks Homelessness in Oakland and upcoming “Dope is Death” Doc Screening

By JR Valrey, The People’s Minister of Information Ashel Eldridge and the collective that he is a member of, known as Essential Food & Medicine, have been doing vital work with the members of our West Oakland community who live in the streets aka homeless … Continue readingAshel Eldridge of EFAM Talks Homelessness in Oakland and upcoming “Dope is Death” Doc Screening

The Black Panther Party Celebrates 55th Anniversary in Oakland This October

By JR Valrey, the Minister of Information  The 55th Anniversary of the Black Panther Party, co-founded by Huey P. Newton and Bobby Seale, will be celebrated this year in Oakland California. Panthers from all over the U.S. and world are coming to celebrate the legacy … Continue readingThe Black Panther Party Celebrates 55th Anniversary in Oakland This October

Visual Artist Shomari Smith’s “Thank You” Exhibit Immortalizes Oakland Legends

By JR Valrey, the Minister of Information  With Hiero Day 2021 having just passed, and Black Panther History Month coming up in October, it is a perfect time to talk to visual artist Shomari Smith about his new art/street exhibit, “Thank you”, dedicated to the … Continue readingVisual Artist Shomari Smith’s “Thank You” Exhibit Immortalizes Oakland Legends

From Political Organizing to Politically Rhyming: A Tidbit About the Life of Eseibio the Automatic

By JR Valrey Part of the mission of Black New World Media is to expose our people to the wide array of talent that exists in our communities locally, as well as to people who’ve dedicated years of their lives, to mastering a craft. In … Continue readingFrom Political Organizing to Politically Rhyming: A Tidbit About the Life of Eseibio the Automatic

Howard University Professor Ericka Blount Talks About Teaching at a HBCU, During the Covid Pandemic

By JR Valrey Attending a Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU), has been a major goal and milestone for generations of Black people from the U.S., Caribbean, and all over the Black world; that are looking for skills and upward mobility, in the capitalist world … Continue readingHoward University Professor Ericka Blount Talks About Teaching at a HBCU, During the Covid Pandemic

Black Panther Artist M. Gayle Asali Dickson Talks About Her Life in the Black People’s Army

By JR Valrey Some of us can name off the leadership of the Black Panther Party, but just as important we must remember the everyday community leaders, that served the people on behalf of the Black Panther Party, and gave it their all. These were … Continue readingBlack Panther Artist M. Gayle Asali Dickson Talks About Her Life in the Black People’s Army