Kwanzaa: A Celebration of Family, Community and Culture

Kwanzaa: A Celebration of Family, Community and Culture

Kwanzaa: A Celebration of Family, Community and Culture

Kwanzaa is a week-long celebration held in the United States and in other nations of the West African diaspora in the Americas. The celebration honors African heritage in African-American culture, and is observed from December 26 to January 1, culminating in a feast and gift-giving. Even though Kwanzaa has become...

DUS Countdown to 2018

DUS Countdown to 2018

DUS Countdown to 2018

12-January New beginnings come with reflecting on memories. Two months after what many said was   one of the strangest elections in our country’s history, DUS’s introductory issue to the New Year travelled down memory lane reflecting on the legacy of the first African-American and 44th President of the United States,...

Independent Feature Documentary Film God of the Oppressed Seeks Public Support

Independent Feature Documentary Film God of the Oppressed Seeks Public Support

Independent Feature Documentary Film God of the Oppressed Seeks Public Support

Emmy award-winning independent filmmaker Dante James and owner of Black Pearl Media Works, LLC (BPMW) announced the production of God of the Oppressed, an independent feature documentary, is underway.   God of the Oppressed is a documentary film that will explore Black liberation and womanist theology through the stories of...

The Power of Black Women

The Power of Black Women

The Power of Black Women

As the first Black woman elected to the United States Congress, Shirley Chisholm knew all too well the challenges and resistance that Black women faced when seeking to influence governmental and other large institutional systems. “If they don’t give you a seat at the table, bring a folding chair,” was...