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A National Moment of Silence vs Performing Music with my Band

On the evening of August 14th, I was playing a gig at The Middle East Downstairs club in Cambridge, MA. As per usual, I was in a pretty selfish mode. 586 more words

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Black Kids Don’t Have to Be College-Bound for Their Deaths to Be Tragic

Via The Root:

Another unarmed black boy has been shot down by police. Absorbing the ongoing news of the investigation Monday morning, I listened to eyewitness interviews and looked on as the media flashed pictures of Michael Brown, the 18-year-old gunned down by a Ferguson, Mo., police officer over the weekend. 267 more words

Race

Millennial Moves: The Root's 30 Viral Voices Under 30

So uh, this happened yesterday.

And honestly, I can’t even begin to tell you all how grateful I am to be in the company of such… 101 more words

Millennials

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Wait…
Wait for the words in my mouth
to become a cohesive and eloquently
written letter of love, not only to you
but to your mother for birthing you, 56 more words

Poetry

Yesterday

Yesterday I met a man and he changed all of me for the better.

Yesterday I met a man who took away my pain and my life’s stormy weather. 265 more words

Whoisamberjanae

New Housing Development In NYC Will Have Has A ‘Poor Door’ Entrance! [VIDEO]

Courtesy of  The Root Dot Com

 A new high rise development in New York City will have designated entrances into the building based on your income.   108 more words

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