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Ritz, Please: Georgia Governor Brian Kemp Blocks Juneteenth From Being Paid Holiday For State Employees

Stacey Abrams gotta come back and take this guy out. Source: Megan Varner / Getty Today, we are celebrating Juneteenth but somewhere on this glorious day of freedom Brian Kemp is hard at work being a hater. According to the AJC, Kemp signed a proclamation this week that deemed Juneteenth a holiday but decided that … Read moreRitz, Please: Georgia Governor Brian Kemp Blocks Juneteenth From Being Paid Holiday For State Employees

Let Sis Live! Chloe Bailey Receives Criticism For Her Provocative Performance Of Nina Simone’s “Feeling Good”

We honestly feel like Chloe Bailey can’t catch a break. Sis minds her business but somehow seems to trend on Twitter non stop about either her sexual ways, gorgeous demeanor or great performances. Source: Frazer Harrison / Getty Chloe Bailey performed Nina Simone’s “Feeling Good” on ABC’s ‘Juneteenth: Together We Triumph’ special. Many viewers tuned … Read moreLet Sis Live! Chloe Bailey Receives Criticism For Her Provocative Performance Of Nina Simone’s “Feeling Good”

For Us, Now BUY Us: BOSSIP’s Best In Black-Owned 2021

Juneteenth, our true Independence Day, is almost here, let us rejoice and be glad in it. In case you don’t know the potentially critical race theory oppressed facts and why Juneteenth truly matters, here it goes; Source: filo / Getty On June 19, 1865, two years after the Emancipation Proclamation was signed by Abraham Lincoln, … Read moreFor Us, Now BUY Us: BOSSIP’s Best In Black-Owned 2021

Do The Knowledge: Juneteeth National Independence Day Act Is A Recognition Of Emanicaption, Here’s What The Holiday Really Means

Amerikkka is funny… Source: filo / Getty Juneteenth is upon us, ladies and gentlemen. Tomorrow, June 19, 2021, is a day of recognition and jubilee that marks the time that our enslaved ancestors got word that freedom was ’bout to ring round this b***h. Well, not really. The official Juneteenth date is June 19, 1865, … Read moreDo The Knowledge: Juneteeth National Independence Day Act Is A Recognition Of Emanicaption, Here’s What The Holiday Really Means

Oh: Juneteenth Set To Become Official Federal Holiday Following Senate’s Unanimous Passing Of Performative New Bill

Make this make sense. Source: The Washington Post / Getty After the events of 2020, the murder of George Floyd, the killing of Breonna Taylor, and the countless other incidents of racism and harm that were done to Black people, Amerikkka is fraught with overwhelming tension surrounding the issue of race. There are some white … Read moreOh: Juneteenth Set To Become Official Federal Holiday Following Senate’s Unanimous Passing Of Performative New Bill

Watch Angela Davis and Boots Riley Speak at Oakland’s Juneteenth Rally

“Our power comes from the fact that we create the wealth. Wealth is power. We have the ability to withhold that power.” Angela Davis and Boots Riley were amongst the higher-profile protestors spotted at a Juneteenth demonstration in Oakland yesterday. Each addressed protestors at the rally, which aligned with a work stoppage order from the … Read moreWatch Angela Davis and Boots Riley Speak at Oakland’s Juneteenth Rally

Do Better: Snapchat Removes Juneteenth Filter Asking Users To Break Chains By Smiling

Source: Muhammed Enes Yildirim / Anadolu Agency / Muhammed Enes Yildirim / Anadolu Agency With the newly widespread celebration of Juneteenth this year, we knew at least once big company would release a tone-deaf marketing scheme that would be as racist as possible. Not only that, but it would reassure its users that they lack … Read moreDo Better: Snapchat Removes Juneteenth Filter Asking Users To Break Chains By Smiling

Trailblazing Texan Truthteller Channing Godfrey Peoples Talks To BOSSIP About Directing “Miss Juneteenth”

Source: Emily Assiran / Getty Happy Juneteenth! In addition to the anniversary of the end of slavery in the U.S., today is also the release date for a very important black independent film, ‘Miss Juneteenth’. We spoke with the film’s director Channing Godfrey Peoples about creating women driven films and showcasing the culture of Texas … Read moreTrailblazing Texan Truthteller Channing Godfrey Peoples Talks To BOSSIP About Directing “Miss Juneteenth”

Important Issues: Pharrell Williams Talks Further About His Decision To Push Virginia To Make Juneteenth An Official Holiday [Video]

Source: NBC / Getty Pharrell Williams rarely makes headlines for anything negative, but recently, he’s been getting even more praise than usual from fans and others who respect his current mission. Of course, we’re talking about his recent work to get Juneteenth recognized as an official holiday by the state of Virginia, where he was … Read moreImportant Issues: Pharrell Williams Talks Further About His Decision To Push Virginia To Make Juneteenth An Official Holiday [Video]

Anderson .Paak Celebrates Juneteenth By Dropping A Visual For His Protest Track “Lockdown” [Video]

Source: David Crotty / Getty When he’s not making music, Anderson .Paak is known for his light-hearted, fun-loving personality–but that doesn’t mean that he can’t be serious when the time permits. The singer, rapper, drummer, and much more decided to celebrate Juneteenth by dropping a music video for his latest song, “Lockdown.” The crooner confirmed … Read moreAnderson .Paak Celebrates Juneteenth By Dropping A Visual For His Protest Track “Lockdown” [Video]

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