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The Bored Generation

I’ve become quite bored with the bored generation. Okay, that’s not exactly true. But I do wonder what will become of all of these bored kids. 348 more words


the Brooklyn MC that took Hip-Hop to new heights.

Earlier this year, we celebrated the 20th anniversary of Reasonable Doubt, an undeniable classic and the worlds proper introduction to one of the greatest MC’s the genre of Rap has  ever witnessed, Jay-Z. 321 more words


Theory in Song

Earlier today, Russell McCutcheon shared a brief note about a collection of poems recently published by a former Alabama religion major. One poem, titled “Geography,” led him to write the note and share it on Facebook with a caption partially reading: “proving that you don’t have to use prose to do theory.” 773 more words

Religious Studies

Rap Music is once again taking the blame for something that is a lot bigger than music.

Since it’s inception, Rap music has been used as a form of rebellion that granted an oppressed group of people a voice, allowing them to voice their disdain for a system that was constantly oppressing them.  362 more words


Stunning Ballpoint Imagery Explores Blackness And The Power Of Ink ~ Claire Fallon

Toyin Ojih Odutola. Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York.


In the practical world, there are myriad shades of black. Anyone who’s struggled with slightly mismatched black jackets and pants knows this to be true. 887 more words

Review, Op-Ed, And The Arts

Book Notes | Tibet: A History

This winter break, I figured I’d do some light reading. I started with Bruce Lincoln’s Between History and Myth and Sam van Schaik’s Tibet: A History… 833 more words

Religious Studies