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BMC "for the Culture"

“Black People tend not to be boastful about their intellect. Brilliant Minds Collective is about our culture and our intellect. That is a place to start.”
– Keith Clinkscales, BMC Thought Leadership, Media Executive, Publisher

How do Black People think? Where are they from? In our skin, we each experience life in a different way based on who we are and what we’ve seen. Our ideas are as conservative as theyare radical, as religi ous as they are atheistic, as peaceful as they are violent. We are and have never been a monolith. Our colors shine everywhere, reach everywhere and impact all. Our Blackness is simply the foundation of where we start. Here is the place to see what we mean.


This month, March, marks Disability Awareness Month in the United States. A disability is defined as “the experience of any condition that makes it more difficult for a person to do certain activities or have equitable access within a given society.” Disabilities can be visible (someone with down syndrome or a wheelchair user), invisible (dyslexia or diabetes), physical (an amputee), mental (PTSD) or a combination of all. According to the CDC, 1 in 4, or 26% of Americans identify as having a disability. As of 2021, that number included 5.5 million African Americans. Unfortunately, many black people are unwilling to disclose or have yet to have their disability diagnosed – and we, the black community, must change that!

Rap By The Gun, Die By The Gun

“I never ever ran from the Ku Klux Klan and I shouldn’t have to run from a Black man ‘cause that’s….”. If you grew up listening to hip-hop then you know the rest. This next lyric though, “Funky

I Grew up in Harlem, NY: Opinion

By Shelley Wynter  Co-Host of Word on the Street  Airing nightly on 95.5 FM WSB  7P-10P  I grew up in Harlem, NY. In Harlem at that time, gangsters and hardworking

Going Backwards: The 2022 Overturning of Roe v. Wade

By Kim Green If enslavement is defined as having one’s free will put in the hands of another who has the power to control one’s body, mind and destiny, then

White Men: Losers of the Culture War

Black Culture is a state of mind as well as a physical, emotional, psychological and spiritual state. Our culture runs deep because we are products of our darkness and our evergreen light. Come see us shine.