In a city that's known for it's championship professional sports teams and growing economy, it's surprising that Dallas has the highest child poverty rate in the country among cities with more than 1 million people. Approximately, 3,000 kids our city are currently effected by homelessness. So, this autumn The Urban Advocate is launching a new initiative to help provide basic essential items to children effected by homelessness in the Dallas area.
Recently, a new channel by the name of FAWOC launched across ROKU streaming platforms. FAWOC (For All Women of Color) is a dynamic platform that broadcasts content created by, starring or impacting all women of color.
When The Urban Advocate started back in 2008, we were fed up with the negative music and images being pumped through the mainstream media about urban culture. We wanted to give a platform to artists who were being ignored by mainstream media outlets, especially those who had a positive message. One of the artists we took notice to early on was Slingshot David, better known as Dee-1.
The Urban Advocate recently attended the A-Team's Final Fridays at Three Links in Dallas, TX. While I was posted up on the wall watching Buffalo Black perform, this guy tries to slide by being incognito; M-1 of the legendary hip-hop group, Dead Prez.
In October of 2016, a website by the name of The Marketing Ivy released an interview with Remon, the founder of The Urban Advocate. For whatever reason, the interview was taken down from their site. Due to the great feedback, we have decided to re-release this interview for our people to read.
Remon is a multi-media personality. He is the founder of The Urban Advocate, co-host of The Vincent Tucker Radio Show and videographer.