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LeBron James is Captain America

Originally posted on Black Nerd Problems

I want you to imagine superheroes exist. Put an image in your head. What they would look like, what they would wear, what their powers would be. 1,124 more words


Tuskegee’s Wizard Remembered

Telling the story of Tuskegee University and relegating Booker T. Washington to a single anecdotal reference is a little like giving a speech about Menlo Park but only mentioning Thomas Edison in passing. 829 more words

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Columns

Photos: Electric Island 2015 (Tuskegee, Steve Lawler, Pan-Pot) @ Toronto Island

Photos by: Roy Cohen –

The 2015 season of Electric Island kicked off on Toronto Island yesterday with DJ sets by Tuskegee, Steve Lawler, Pan-Pot, and more! 868 more words


Seeing the Invisible: Thoughts that occur to you while standing in the rain for 3 hours at a track meet . . .

It took me a while, but I eventually noticed a pattern: It was the last of Christian’s track meets and I had just finished watching the closing races of the season. 959 more words

Medical School

Truth-Speakers: FLOTUS Michelle Obama and USC's MFA Class Speak Truth to Power

FLOTUS Michelle Obama spoke her truth to the Class of 2015 at Tuskegee University, an HBCU founded by legendary higher education trailblazer Booker T. Washington. … 461 more words

Cultural Studies

The First Lady's Regrets

Times are tough all over and we don’t want to hear your gripes, especially if you’re the First Lady of the United States of America. Still, Michelle Obama took the occasion of Tuskegee University’s commencement ceremony to lament that nobody knows the troubles she’s seen. 641 more words


College Graduates Grateful to Hear First Lady Complain About Life of Luxury

TUSKEGEE, AL (The Barbed Wire) – At a commencement speech over the weekend at Tuskegee University, this year’s college graduates had their dreams come true. They got to listen to Michelle Obama bitch about how hard life is for the rich and famous. 323 more words