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The Stages Of Viewing TV While Black

By Shy Hardiman

Growling German shepherds, fire hoses blasting, and feet dangling above ground from trees are just some of the images that tend to surface when we talk about America’s relationship with race. 638 more words

Ferguson Crisis: A Balanced View of What's Really Happening

 

The events that have unfolded over the past week, which is less than 10 miles from my house have, of course, been very disturbing. Residents all over the metro area have been worried whether or not they live in a safe neighborhood. 666 more words

Quiet Riot

Recently (Aug. 14, 2014), the Trumpet came out with a new article entitled: Riots–Coming to a City Near You! This in response to the riots and looting going on in Ferguson, MO, since the killing of a black man by a white police officer. 995 more words

An Uncertain Sound

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Much like modern radio, you can change the station but still hear the same song.

It’s like 1919, 1967, and 1992 all over again…!

Only it is 2014, and a nation is forced to face its demons. 51 more words

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POLICE BRUTALTIY IS OUT OF CONTROL IN AMERICA. WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO ABOUT IT?

CALIFORNIA? ISN’T THIS THE SAME STATE RODNEY KING WAS SERIOUSLY BEATEN AND THE LA RIOTS KICKED OFF? Los Angeles: In the YOUTUBE video above Marlene Pinnock said she thought she was going to die as a California Highway Patrol officer straddled her, repeatedly punching her head, on the side of a Los Angeles freeway. 557 more words

A (Short) Retrospective on the East vs. West Hip Hop Clash

Above Photo: As the central figures in rap music’s greatest battle, the Notorious B.I.G. (left) and Tupac Shakur (right) played integral roles in the reincarnation of Hip Hop music. 551 more words

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