“Trayvon, little boy wonder, I survivor you.” Omari Hardwick was so moved by George Zimmerman being acquitted for murdering Trayvon Martin that he dedicated a poignant poem appropriately titled “Little Black Boy Wonder” to him. A host of notable black actors, including Marlon Wayans, Jay Ellis and Gary Dourdan, assisted him in reciting the poem in an accompanying video.
Janelle Monáe electrifies stages all over the world and is still privy to what’s happening in the world. The eloquent Kansan ‘expressed a few things’ regarding the George Zimmerman’s not guilty verdict.
Last year, Roland Martin came under fire after a tweet he deemed harmless was interpreted by many as anti-gay and homophobic. Despite that setback, Roland still says what he’s thinking, and most of the time, it’s what everyone else is scared to say. Earlier this week, he discharged a series of tweets to his 230K followers regarding Jay Z’s disrespectful comments about Harry Belafonte. “Epic” is the only word to describe his history lesson.
Jay Z’s friend hip-hop journalist dream hampton says ‘Jay Z is the Sidney Poitier of his time’.