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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…

Ky Dele helps honor Black Men in New Orleans

Ky Dele started the Ky Dele Foundation (KDF) to provide a sustainable solution to her philanthropic endeavors.     Ky Dele is a professional who utilizes her clinical skills, entrepreneurial background and lifestyle management expertise to make a difference.  Ky has seamlessly blended her diverse career…

BrassyBrown.com Internships Available

Do you want to create content about women of color in New Orleans? If  your passion is creative advocacy, then this internship is for you. Show us your skills! We are looking for interns to create content that engages women of color in New Orleans and…

Resistance Must Be Personal

  re·sist·ance rəˈzistəns/ noun 1. the refusal to accept or comply with something; the attempt to prevent something by action or argument.   Bob Marley gave us so many songs of political resistance.  The song above “Slogans” is not as well-known as his other hits—but it’s…