Who’s That Girl? Meet Black Wall Street’s Last Survivor: Olivia Hooker

Only six years old when the Tulsa riot happened, Olivia Hooker, now 102, relives what it was like being exposed to the brutal realities of racism, discrimination and hatred. By Dexter Mullins TULSA, Okla. — They called it Black Wall Street. It was only a 1-square-mile area on the north side of Tulsa, but for Blacks in the 1900s, Greenwood was everything the South was not. Filled with Black lawyers, doctors and business owners and...

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Baba and Me

By Bro. Ron C. Herd II aka R2C2H2 Tha Artivist Baba Dick Gregory was a Holy Man, who cussed a lot, but his heart like his mission was larger than life. Hollywood could not imagine a character like him. He was Forrest Gump with a brain, a moral compass and a sense of purpose. Who he was and what he was about was not accidental or a stroke of luck but, divinely inspired, conspired and calculated. He was not a funnyman but a conjure man,...

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Heart of Love, Head of Wisdom: Celebrating Dick Gregory

By Malcolm Cash In 2014, Michael Brown of Ferguson, Missouri was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer. A police officer eventually was charged with shooting Mr. Brown. In the eyes of many African Americans, the killing of Brown was reminiscent of the 1955 lynching of Emmett Till, whose killers were tried in a… This content is for Digital (Yearly Subscription), Digital (Monthly Subscription), Print + Digital Bundle...

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From Artist to Executive

Hood Talk Magazine is here for every bit of the Comeback of Vic G. But can it really be called a comeback? The former III Frum Tha Soul artist has been behind the scenes making big things happen. Now he’s ready to share his new music with the world. Kind of like LL Cool J, Vic G has been here for years. If you take a moment to reminisce, you’ll recall hs strong, sultry voice on those classic III Frum Tha Soul hits like, What Cha...

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