Chancellor Blank on meeting frequently with students: “That isn’t my job”

Interview with UW-Madison's chancellor failed to reassure the safety of Black students and clear pathways to progress (A link to the audio and transcript of the interview is provided for reference.) We, the editors of The Black Voice, were granted an interview with the chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Rebecca Blank, on October 28 … Continue reading Chancellor Blank on meeting frequently with students: “That isn’t my job”

TBV Statement on Persons Engaging in False Racial Representation

Last week, we became aware that a graduate student in the School of Journalism & Mass Communication (SJMC) program publicly announced that they had misrepresented themselves in multiple instances as being of Ethiopian & Cuban descent. They were a TA and involved in activist work in the greater Madison community. This student has since publicly … Continue reading TBV Statement on Persons Engaging in False Racial Representation

A Look At the Lyrics: Joey Bada$$’ ‘All – Amerikkkan Bada$$’

A closer look at some of the stand out lyrics on Joey Bada$$'  politically charged album by Shiloah Coley “America my masseuse, massaging my back/ Tryna' act like, she ain't gonna do me like Pratt” - Good Morning Amerikkka Analysis: Joey expresses that he believes that since he is currently a public figure who is gaining popularity … Continue reading A Look At the Lyrics: Joey Bada$$’ ‘All – Amerikkkan Bada$$’

Album Review: Khalid’s Debut Album, ‘American Teen’

The recent high school grad from El Paso, Texas started to make ripples in the music industry when he released the single ‘Location’ in 2016 by Shiloah Coley For an artist who just started writing music in 2015, this Texan artist is well on his way. Khalid's soulful voice puts a modern twist on his pop-infused R&B … Continue reading Album Review: Khalid’s Debut Album, ‘American Teen’