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The Global Perception of African-American Culture

What do you know about African American culture? What have you consistently seen in regard to how it has been presented to you throughout your life? 619 more words

Facing The Truth Is A GOOD Thing...It Only Hurts At First

VIBE: Tyga

http://www.vibe.com/article/digital-cover-tyga-king-unchained

There’s been a lot of stress on the crew’s love for Tyga’s space over the years. It was 2007 when Lil Wayne recruited the Compton native to Young Money Entertainment. 178 more words

Music

Future Wins Best Club Banger At The BET Hip Hop Awards 2014

Future’s track “Move That Dope” Ft. Pharrell Williams & Pusha T won Best Club Banger at the BET Hip Hop Awards 2014.  It was released on February 6, 2014, as the fourth single from his second… 11 more words

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Divas? In the Eye of the Beholder.


I guess the title DIVA is up to one’s own interpretation, or in the eye of the beholder. I’ve recently observed vastly different versions of a “Diva”, some being the high maintenance type, others being an attitude of a prima donna. 683 more words

Truth

When Keeping It Real Goes Black-ish

“Black-ish picks up the conversation the Huxtables were having when the cameras weren’t on.”
–myself, 9/24/2014

To round off ABC’s Wednesday night line-up with millennial sit-coms using the pre-year 2000 format of focusing on the American family, after three back-to-back shows focusing predominantly on Anglo-Saxon families, there is a black family.   2,099 more words

Politics

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Editor's Note: This piece was originally posted at "The Uppity Negro", the personal blog of our ICU Co-Founder/Editor Joshua L. Lazard.

Substance Abuse

“…Anything that has substance… we as a people reject it.”

I heard an interview with Rico Love on Atlanta’s 107.9 and this statement he made inspired this post. 436 more words

Truth