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
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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.” 760 more words
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
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
I am sympathetic with Franzen’s hatred of social media. I know you’re basically excommunicated from the human community for saying you agree with anything from Franzen but whatever. 1,234 more words