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Entries in Brothers of Blogging (2)

Tuesday
May222012

Speaker Spotlight: Wayne Bennett, The Field Negro

Wayne Bennett is an attorney in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He acts as a magistrate for the first Judicial District’s Domestic Relations Division and has his own private criminal defense practice. He is a member of the Philadelphia Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Bar Association, and the Domestic Relations Association of Pennsylvania. Wayne Bennett has written articles on child support and the state of urban families, and is involved with various civic charities, community organizations, and various boards in the Philadelphia area. He is the founder and publisher of the Field Negro which has received numerous awards, honours and has been featured in publications such as GQ Magazine, Essence, the New York Times; and the Los Angeles Times. Wayne Bennett has appeared on NPR’s News & Notes, the Eric Dyson Show, The Walter Olney Show, and various other news programs. Wayne is married and resides in Northeast, Philadelphia. Follow Wayne on Twitter@fieldnegro.

Wayne is a featured speaker at Blogging While Brown in Philadelphia, June 1-2, 2012 at the Chemical Heritage Foundation, on "The Brothers of Blogging: Making it in a Woman's World" panel.

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Monday
May142012

Speaker Spotlight: Slim Jackson of Single Black Male


Slim Jackson is the Executive Editor for Single Black Male, the 2011 recipient of the Black Weblog Awards Best Blog Design and Best Blog Post Series awards. Single Black Male has also been listed in Ebony Magazine's Power 100 list, in addition to being mentioned on both Essence and Clutch Magazine's websites.

Outside of his efforts at SBM, Slim maintains a personal development blog. He's also been a guest on the Michael Baisden show and various online radio productions. You can also find Slim writing for other online venues including Uptown Magazine. Slim resides in Harlem, where he maintains a day job as an HR professional.

Slim is a featured panelists at Blogging While Brown 2012. His panel The Brothers of Blogging: Making it in a Woman’s World, will discuss the challenges and triumphs of being Black men who blog in a women dominated blogosphere.

Follow Slim on Twitter @slimjackson.