Amsterdam, Netherlands (April 21, 2018) – Colin Kaepernick received the Amnesty International Ambassador of Conscience Award for 2018 in honor of his “spirit of activism and exceptional change“.  Kaepernick follows in a  line of notable recipients that include Nelson Mandela, who fought against South Aafrican apartheid, was jailed for 27 […]

Colin Kaepernick 2018 Ambassador of Conscience Award

Wendell Pierce, Jan 2007
Historically, the African American community turned to black artists and entertainer for authentic social direction. Authentic in a genuine sense. Not filth, thuggery, and outright buffoonery rationalized as a cultural reflections of conditions “in the hood”. But works and involvements steep in the traditions of a social pact that sustained […]

Wendell Pierce: Torch Carrier and Tradition Keeper