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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


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


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


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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


Dear White People Movie - Reaction from a Black Woman

I know this movie will not capture wholly the elements which come with past and present day racism. But, I think this is a good movie for people of all colors to see as an eye opener to those in denial as well as being a humorous film for those who are all too aware of what has been an issue in this country for decades. 71 more words