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All Lives Matter (Except Black Lives)

The BLM movement was triggered by the verdict of a judge who acquitted George Zimmerman of murdering Trayvon Martin in summer of 2013. Alicia Garza, Patrisse Cullors and Opal Tometi, three women among the huge numbers of outraged citizens, reacted by circulating #BlackLivesMatter on social media. 664 more words

Opinion

Jonah Levine Collective - Attention Deficit


West coast jazz music is alive and well, with many entities in the movement breaking open doors with magnetic force and luminous brilliance. From Kamasi Washington to Terrace Martin and Esperanza Spalding to Miguel Atwood Ferguson, the west coast is bubbling with new energy in the jazz idiom.

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All #BlackLivesMatter Needed Was Some Pepsi™

Twitter and the world at large were shaken last week when Pepsi™ released an advertisement meant to “project a global message of unity,” per their tweeted… 554 more words

Cultural Piece

Joey Bada$$ - ALL AMERIKKKAN BADA$$



Joey Bada$$ blesses our generation with a politically charged, socially conscious, and personally enlightening album that demands we have tough conversations about every construct created to subdue the human spirit. 39 more words

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Feminism- How to get it right

Feminism: The belief that women are and should be treated as potential intellectual equals and social equals to men. These people can be either male or female human beings, although the ideology is commonly (and perhaps falsely) associated mainly with women. 1,717 more words

Feminism

Between the World and Me

Format: Dead Trees

Source: Public Library

Rating: 4.5

“The streets were not my only problem. If the streets shackled my right leg, then school shackled my left. 203 more words

Book Review

Chants and Songs of Black Lives Matter

“They left us dead! They left us dead!
And we ain’t supposed to be mad?”

Last Saturday, April 1, 2017, I had the opportunity to attend a Black Lives Matter protest in the southeastern quadrant of Washington, DC.

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