As this time dictates, we as artists and personalities must find ways to channel our creative energy into expressing our strengths and our light. We can find positive, uplifting and courageous ways to turn up our power both spiritually, physically and mentally. This page is for DREAMERS who would like to share in reading uplifting stories, viewing inspirational images and art weaved from within the times we live in. We can collaborate and bring light to the fact that we as black people are infinitely gifted. We can look to our heroes for strength, speak our truth and walk our walk like the warriors that we are. –The Nevahblackdown Team
“It’s an artist’s duty to reflect the times in which they live.”Nina Simone
Today we’d like to introduce you to Karen Gibson Roc.
Karen, can you briefly walk us through your story – how you started and how you got to where you are today.
Hi, My name is Karen Gibson Roc and I do a few things. I am a spoken word artist and commercial actor. I am also an activist and run an online magazine called “NEVAHBLACKDOWN” — this magazine is a platform for the artist who use their art to promote their ideas and their activism. We use our art and the internet to speak to people about how we are feeling during these tumultuous times. We also sell merchandise with our logo. READ MORE
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