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The Needed Resurrection of True Hip-Hop...Derailment's Exposed

Why do Russell Simon seems to always get his face in front of grassroots movements? Like always he has an exploitative motive I’m assured. Can anyone think “Rush Card.” 250 more words

African American

The Need to Continue Our Support for Mumia Abu-Jamal

December 9th marks a historic day in the case of one of the most well-known political prisoners in the world. On that day in 1981, Mumia Abu-Jamal was critically wounded in an incident with Philadelphia police officer Daniel Faulkner, who was killed. 330 more words

Black America

I CAN'T BREATHE!

Iwant to stop and pray – to This That I Am – but This left long ago – or, should I say,

remains behind  317 more words

Culture

Staying silent is not the answer

Don’t get involved with the causes in mind
White privilege, white guilt, at the same damn time
So we just party like it’s nineteen ninty nine…

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Ferguson, Not Ferguson

In the aftermath of the riots in Ferguson, MO last week, I decided to write this week’s blog about a very small part of what is a very complex issue in race relations in America. 1,270 more words

Politics

On Ferguson, Black Lives and Solidarity: An Open Letter

In the spirit of international communication and solidarity – exemplified by the open letters and communiqués those in Ferguson and across the United States have shared via social media – I would like to contribute a letter of sorts. 761 more words

Police

Tobacco Sticks | 3/5

You can’t help being reminded of Lee Harper’s To Kill A Mockingbird as you read this gripping Southern tale of a family taking on the case of their maid who is accused of stealing a tea set from the home of the biggest businessman in town. 287 more words

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