BOS Newsletter || February 2023
Updated: Feb 12
Welcome to BOS Blog! Black news, events and more!
Hello everyone and Welcome to BOS Blog. This blog is run by Courtney Napier and Aerial Sanders. We will be posting our newsletters, articles, thoughts and more for your reading pleasure. We decided to bring you more media in different ways to make our content accessible to all people while making our voices heard across all platforms. Please make sure to follow us on Instagram and Facebook at @blackoksociety.
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Looking for a part-time or full-time job in a creative field? Check out these job opportunities below!
Do you have a knack for writing? Are you new to creating content? Do you want to put important issues out? We are looking for a blog columnist. We will be having a info meeting via zoom on Wednesday, February 15, 2023. All interested should join us from the zoom link below.
Are you looking for a full-time job? Need something in a creative field? Check out Triangle Artworks job board for you next exciting career!
[ Job Board — Triangle Art Works ]
Podcasts & Media
We love us some media! Listening to a great, informative podcast puts us in the right mind for the day. Check out some of our favorites for February! And if you haven't listened to BOSNOW Podcast, click the link below to start listening!
BOS Now Podcast
We have been blessed to have listeners as far as Australia! Thank you all for following, listening and providing feedback! We appreciate you! Takae a look at our 2022 year in review! Click the link below: [ Buzzsprout Backtrack 2022: BOS NOW Podcast ] Listen to our Podcast: [ BOS NOW Podcast (buzzsprout.com) ] Stay tuned for a new episode of BOSNOW Podcast this month!
Click the link below to see our ad promo! [ Ad Promo ]
Alexis Pauline Gumbs
Articles, Columns and Books
Looking for some great reading? Need a little opinionated drama? Want to check out new writers? These articles are sure to give you exactly what you need.
The Enduring Invisible Power of Blond
Tressie McMillian Cotton's New York Times column is a MUST READ! Dive in on how she handled her TikTok backlash with the Blonds! Opinion | The Enduring, Invisible Power of Blond - The New York Times (nytimes.com)
Phil Loken's photo of Carmen Cauthen was published in Walter Magazine! Check out the article written by Courtney Napier on Carmen Cauthen.
[ Community Champ: An Interview with Author and Historian Carmen Cauthen - WALTER Magazine ]
Black at the Roots
Rissi Palmer talks about the history of Black people in country music on her podcast Color Me Country Radio w/ Rissi Palmer in this amazing article! [ Oxford American | Black at the Roots ]
We thrive on supporting our Black artists and visionaries! Please check out these great exhibitions in and around Raleigh!
Clarence Heyward Exhibition
Check out the opening of About a Dream by Clarence Heyward opening at Artspace March 3, 2023. Check out his website:
[ CLARENCE HEYWARD ] Check out Artspace's events page:
311 GALLERY IS HAVING THEIR OPENING RECEPTION TO: ALL ABSTRACT 2023 ON FRIDAY MARCH 3, 2023, FROM 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM.
Cornell Watson & Samantha Everette
William Paul Thomas Exhibition
Community and Social Events
Looking to get more engaged in the community? Looking for a social group you can relate to? Mark your calendar with events happening this month!
Refund Raleigh is having a community interest meeting via zoom on Saturday, February 18, 2023. All interested should RSVP at the link below. [ Get Involved | Refund Raleigh ]
The Black Farmer's HUB
Mark your calendars for this free event!
Young American Protest
Stop police violence! Sign the petition to demand justice for Darryl Williams: [ Stopping Police Violence in Raleigh, NC - Action Network ]
Shoutouts & Congrats!
Our monthly shoutouts are a great way to support our community by acknowledging their accomplishments and letting them know we see you working!! Make sure you follow and support these amazing businesses!
Blackology Coffee Company
Blackology Coffee Company has a new storefront located in the Alexander Family YMCA at 1603 Hillsborough St. Stop by and support them! [ Home | Blackology Coffee Company LLC }
Blocked 2 Book
Sign up for this class about bringing your book idea to life! For those who have ideas but don't know where to start. [ Blocked 2 Book with Rebekah Borucki — Row House Publishing ]
"Speak out and Be Blessed"
Black Oak Society
Black Oak Society