Home » Author Archive
Stories written by villagechief

New Music Release Reveals Soulful Songbird Cheryl “Pepsii” Riley Still Believes in Love

cheryl

New York – When Cheryl “Pepsii” Riley sings, every ear in the room listens. She has the kind of sultriness that seeps underneath every nook and cranny in the listener and grips with a firm hold. It’s one of the reasons why famed director Tyler Perry has continued to cast her for over a decade [...]

@Walmart Doesn’t Seem 2 Care About Customers- Pay More so Workers Do More @WalmartNewsroom

waltmart

Walmart recently called to tell me they recognized a fraud attempt on my card since they were to deliver over a thousand miles away from my billing address. Plus, the pick-up person was NOT me. Walmart said they would not approve the charges however, they did approve one of the charges. I’ve spoken to supervisors [...]

Urban Uprisings – By Lucius Gantt

Lucius Gantt

(The Gantt Report)- I told you what would happen and you read it in the paper but all you could say was Lucius is a hater. America’s so called Black community leaders can’t draw flies to an outhouse but every time a young Black man gets beaten, chocked, shot or gets his back broken, hand-picked [...]

Computer Wiz Erica Austin Revolutionizes the Way Comics are Read with New Against the Grain App

erica_austin

Chicago – When Erica Austin was a child traveling around the globe with her family, comic books were her refuge; and like most wildly imaginative children, her mind’s eye saw the characters leap from the pages and come alive. Now an adult, Austin, a former IBM employee and computer tech, has created her own comic [...]

The Treatment of the First African American female Nominee for Attorney General, Loretta Lynch

loretta_lynch

I called both of my senators today to find out whether they planned to vote to confirm Loretta Lynch for Attorney General. Senator Perdue’s office said “no” and there was no changing his mind. I held out hope that our senior Senator Isakson would be more thoughtful, after all former Mayor Rudy Giuliani said that [...]

Spelman College Earns a Spot on Princeton Review’s Guide To 353 Green Colleges: 2015 Edition

Mural lining the walls in the entrance of the newly renovated LEED Gold certified Laura Spelman Rockefeller Memorial Hall Building at Spelman College in Atlanta is a work of art that depicts change agents who have been part of the institution’s legacy of social activism since its founding in 1881.

As the nation gears up to celebrate Earth Day on Wednesday, April 22, The Princeton Review (www.princetonreview.com) today released its sixth annual free guide to the most environmentally responsible “green” colleges. According to the Princeton Review’s website, Spelman College, an HBCU in Atlanta, Georgia, is among the 353 green colleges profiled in the guide (click [...]

Statement from Dr. Joseph Lowery on the Sentencing of the Atlanta School Teachers

lowery1

A Pound of Flesh by @JosepheLowery – In Shakespeare’s “Merchant of Venice” a prosecutorial team demanded a pound of flesh from a man who owed a debt he seemed unable to pay. But, before they could secure the ‘pound of flesh’, a lawyer named Portia came forward and in beautiful and eloquent words, proclaimed, “The [...]

Chandra Currelley Breaks Out in Tyler Perry’s For Better or Worse on OWN

Tyler Perry and Chandra Currelley

Atlanta – Powerhouse performer Chandra Currelley breaks out in the fifth season on Tyler Perry’s “For Better or Worse” in an expanded role capacity with more laughs, more lines and more wisecracking hilarity as the beloved Ms. V. Ms. V is the down-to-earth housekeeper for the show’s central characters Marcus and Angela, played by Michael [...]

Dick Gregory, Kym Whitley, Luenell, Joe Torry, Shang to Bring the Funny at Hope Flood’s 4th Annual Comics Rock! Convention April 23-26 in Los Angeles

comic1

Hollywood, CA – What do you get when you mix a room full of comedic talent? Comedians that rock, that’s what! Funny lady Hope Flood is taking over the stage once again with her 4th Annual Comics Rock! Convention, April 23 through 26, 2015, in the comedy capital, Los Angeles! The Comics Rock! Convention (CRC) [...]

Mann & Wife is a HIT: Series Premiere of New Sitcom Starring David & Tamela Mann Becomes Most-Watched Original in Bounce TV’s History

mannandwife

Atlanta, GA (PR Newswire) – The premiere of the new Bounce TV Original Series Mann & Wife has become the network’s most-watched original to date. The series premiere telecast on Tues. April 7 at 9:00 p.m. (ET) delivered: 461K Viewers 2+, nearly doubled vs. the prior 4 weeks* 260K Households (+41%) 142K Adults 18-49 (+67%) [...]

Subscribe to DogonVillage




CONNECT WITH US:
FB

FEATURED VIDEOS

DogonVillage Twitter

© 2015 Dogon Village. All Rights Reserved. Log in -