A Renewed Commitment to Us

A Renewed Commitment to Us

by Donney RoseYesterday (April 11) the city of Los Angeles and the global hip hop community bid farewell to slain rapper, Nipsey Hussel. Hussel, who was gunned down on March 31st in front of the clothing store he owned, was a beacon of hope and inspiration for the...

2019 Urban Congress General Convening: What To Expect

The Urban Congress on African American Males is hosting the fourth annual General Convening, Saturday April 13 at the McKinley Alumni Center. The theme of the convening, “The Village Renewed,” is attributed to the continued pursuit of partnership and collaboration in...
Pitch Event | May 11 | LaunchBR Graduates

Pitch Event | May 11 | LaunchBR Graduates

Saturday, May 11th LaunchBR will host a “Pitch” event for graduates of the first cohort. LaunchBR is a business development initiative of MetroMorphosis that seeks to expand minority and woman owned businesses.  This event is free and open to the public....
My Brother, You Matter

My Brother, You Matter

A recent study from the East Baton Rouge Coroner’s Office showed a dramatic increase in Black male suicides within the past seven years. On Tuesday, March 25th a host of community leaders and organizations will host My Brother, You Matter, a gathering designed...