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Lets Hold The Hip-Hop Voice To A Higher Standard

July 4th. Independence Day. A day where the nation celebrates it’s independence. Right now, I’m on my couch thinking, man, a lot of rappers aren’t giving the hip-hop community what they need. 762 more words

Behind The Rhyme

'Man in wheelchair robs bank in New York'

A man in a wheelchair has been arrested for allegedly stealing $1,212 in a daytime bank robbery, US authorities said on Friday.

Kelvin Dennison, 23, from New York City, was picked up by officers at a hospital two days after he rolled into a Santander bank branch in Queens on Monday afternoon and claimed to be armed, police said. 150 more words

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Wontumi: I visited no fetish, I was obeying tradition

The New Patriotic Party’s Ashanti Regional Chairman, Bernard Antwi Boasiako, aka Chairman Wontumi has denied consulting fetishes to buffer the chances of his party’s candidate for the Talensi parliamentary by-election. 601 more words

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Does God Really Love America?

Hot dogs, burger patties, chicken on the grill, parades, picnics and bright flags of red, white and blue—all celebrating the pride felt in America. But as fireworks light up the sky, is God up in heaven, waving the stars and stripes along with us? 643 more words

In Such An Hour

Ontario court sides with Uber in legal battle with City of Toronto

TORONTO – An Ontario judge has sided with the ride-hailing service Uber in its legal dispute with the City of Toronto.

The city sought a permanent injunction on the company’s operations, arguing Uber is a taxi company and must abide by the city’s regulations. 94 more words

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j. reblogged this on J and C Read the News and commented:

The judge is exactly right -- Uber ISN'T a taxi company. Taxis have insurance. They vet their drivers. The cars have cameras. When you're kidnapped in an Uber car, sorry -- not their problem!

Mr Modi "Selfies don't bring about change, reform does"

A little note to India,

I write this to an entire nation because no one individual can be held responsible for bringing about change in the mindset of a billion odd people. 705 more words

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Chronically Single: A Gay Man’s Perspective

Published By: David Artavia

My longest relationship was 4 weeks long. Go ahead, say I’m too picky or that I’m too distracted at work or that I’m not emotionally available – everyone else has. 763 more words

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