#EssenceFest17: Master P Gives Back to New Orleans

Master P doesn’t just brag about being from New Orleans, he takes pride in returning home to give back. During #EssenceFest, Master P with Team Hope NOLA will lead a Day of Service with Essence on June 29 to assist a local senior center with improvements…

New Orleans Poet Remembers Mari Evans

Remembering Mari Evans – Speak the Truth to the People By Kysha Brown Robinson Mari Evans was the word itself, without embellishment or detraction. I learned that the absence of a smile had its own tone. Speak the truth to the people Talk sense to the…

LSU’s Sarah Webb edits poetry anthology on colorism

BrassyBrown.com talked with Sarah Webb about editing a new poetry anthology on colorism. Sarah Webb is a PhD student in English at Louisiana State University with interests in literacy, digital media, race and gender. She remembers saying, “That’s cus she’s light skin,” at the age of…

BrassyBrown.com gives away tickets to The Shack movie

BrassyBrown.com is happy to partner with Lionsgate’s  film The SHACK and Allied Integrated Marketing. Oscar Winner Octavia Spencer plays the role of God in a film with a  predominately white cast. Octavia Spencer talks about the impact the Shack film had on her below:   Congratulations to the 10…