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

West Oakland Non-profit Boost! Is Hosting Virtual Fundraiser to Fund Shelter in Place Academic Assistance for Much Needed Student Services in Oakland

By JR Valrey With the Oakland Education Association (the teachers union) battling the Oakland Unified School District, over what defines a safe environment for the students and teachers to return to school, as well as the proposed mandatory covid vaccinations for students, teachers, and staff … Continue readingWest Oakland Non-profit Boost! Is Hosting Virtual Fundraiser to Fund Shelter in Place Academic Assistance for Much Needed Student Services in Oakland

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