Beyoncé’s latest visual album, “Black is King,” debuted on Disney+ on July 31. The visual album showcases the vibrance and beauty of Black culture, Black identity and common experiences shared by members of the Black diaspora.
Black fatherhood, mental health, racism and familial trauma are just a few of the topics discussed in the film. There is no one size fits all mold for the Black experience, but “Da 5 Bloods” is able to speak to the universal fight for freedom.
There is a whirlwind of change happening as the world tries to contain the coronavirus (COVID-19); we cannot underestimate the importance of maintaining good mental health to be able to stay productive as people transition to working from home and remote learning.
The 2020 Staller Center gala was packed on March 7 despite Gov. Cuomo’s declaration of a state emergency due to the coronavirus outbreak. The crowd laughed and the night went on with jokes and touching moments.
Toni Blackman, entrepreneur and the first elected Hip-Hop Cultural Ambassador to the US Department of State, taught Stony Brook students the art of hip-hop mediation at the Charles B. Wang Center on Tuesday, Feb. 4.