Nishat Kurwa

Nishat Kurwa appears in the following:

The Black Panthers House Funk Band

Thursday, February 23, 2017

The rise and fall of a 70s funk band created by the Black Panthers.


'Black Lives Matter' Slogan Becomes A Bigger Movement

Thursday, December 04, 2014

When a grand jury in New York did not indict a police officer for the death of Eric Garner, protesters chanted a slogan. They chanted the same slogan after a killing in Ferguson, Missouri.


In Silicon Valley, Paying For Access To Peace Of Mind

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The San Francisco area is the home to the high-tech sector and has a history of embracing Eastern spirituality. Now the two meet in the yoga and meditation classes popular with the local tech workers.


'Ello' Aims For A Return To Ad-Free Social Networking

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

Ello is the viral social network of the moment. Ad-free, invitation-only and with the option of anonymity, it's generating tons of chatter as the latest alternative to Facebook.


The Allure Of Anonymous Confessional Apps 'Secret' And 'Whisper'

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

"I'm worth 83.7 million dollars and bored out of my mind."

"My friend who is a banker just told me he's working on Dropbox's IPO...oooh."

"The drug use in Silicon Valley is outrageous. So are the inflated egos. It's like LA for smart, ugly people."

Declarations like these — some ...


Black Panther Party Funk

Friday, January 31, 2014

The heyday of soul and classic R&B is full of socially conscious empowerment anthems: “R-E-S-P-E-C-T,” “People Get Ready,” “Say it Loud, I’m Black and I’m Proud.” But the stars didn’t...

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Giving Brightest Kids The 'Cram School' Experience, Online

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

About 18 months ago, novice entrepreneur Sue Khim flew to San Francisco from her home in Illinois to take part in an uncommonly public version of a Silicon Valley rite of passage — the pitch. With thousands of other young techies in the audience, she was scheduled to be onstage ...


Make Your Own Comics: Storytelling With Friends

Saturday, May 11, 2013

Jacob Blackstock first conceived of the burgeoning social comics site Bitstrips as a way to let the rest of the Internet participate in his childhood passion. As a kid, the comics he most enjoyed creating "were the ones I would make for my friends, starring those friends," he says.