Month: November 2012

THE BLACK LINE: A PROFILE OF THE AFRICAN-AMERICAN WOMAN (TRAILER)

Here is your first first look at acclaimed documentary filmmaker D. Channsin Berry’s The Black Line: A Profile of the African-American Woman. The 75-minute documentary features a broad spectrum of other African American women (67 women from all over the country), who provide a unique insight into their thoughts, practices, and feelings, revealing a consistent thread of shared truths and experiences that transcend socio-economics, cross regions, religions, sexualities, and professions – a journey of exploration and discovery of the history and future of African Americans as []

EVENT: UK HIP HOP HONOURS AWARDS CEREMONY 2012 CEREMONY

Celebrating 30 years of UK Hip Hop culture.  This all day event is a prestigious and spectacular awards ceremony to be held in London and will be the first of its kind in the UK with many more in the coming years.  UK HIP HOP HONOURS 2012 is a charity event where we are raising funds for The K.W.A.M.E. Project which focuses on disadvantaged pupils and NEETs (Not in Education, Employment or Training). CLICK HERE to purchase tickets.

RIHANNA’S AMBITIOUS 777 TOUR TURNS IN TO A JOKE ON BOARD “RIHANNA AIRWAYS”

Singer Rihanna is currently working like a mule to promote her new album Unapologetic and has embarked on a tour visiting seven countries in seven days with a gaggle of press and fans in tow (all invited) on board the “RIHANNA PLANE” Things however got a little out of control last night when tired, fed up and drunk journalists on board Rihanna Airways lost their minds and one man ended up running through the aisles naked. …. The journalists have also complained that they haven’t seen the star since she boarded the jet several days ago and []

VIDEO: FIRST DATE DESCENDS IN TO VIOLENCE WHEN EX-PARTNER TURNS UP – WHAT DO YOU DO?

The Pardon My Blog team went out and posed the following questions to a group of articulate, intelligent and eligible young men: You’re on a first date with a girl and you’re in a restaurant. Her ex/baby father comes over and beats her up. You haven’t known her that long. What do you do?   You go to a friend’s house and you find him beating up his girlfriend. What do you do? And the third question which is totally unrelated to domestic violence: Light skinned girls or dark []

2012 BLACK WOMEN IN EUROPE POWER LIST

2012 Power List: The award-winning Black Women in Europe blog releases a third “list of our own” most powerful black women in Europe. CLICK HERE to visit the blog. … Congratulations to all those who made this year’s list.

UK NEWS: CHANNEL 4 FINALLY ADDRESSES SHAMBOLIC ‘TOP BOY’ OPEN AUDITIONS

After last Sunday’s ‘Top Boy’ open audition fiasco (click here to read all about it and my thoughts on the matter) Channel 4 has finally come forward to  address the situation. In a statement issued to The Voice a spokeswoman said: “The auditions were attended by more people than had been anticipated and was closed early for safety reasons. The situation was extremely well handled by police on the ground and the crowds dispersed very quickly.” Hayley White, group director at Hoxton Hall where the []

VIDEO: SEAN FURY – RACISM

My favourite artist Sean Fury first hit us with Bi-Racial, then came They Keep Taking (dedicated to those “damn critics”) and now he is back with the thought provoking and emotionally charged single Racism.