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Christine O’Donnell Vs. Piers Morgan

By edward 8:00 am August 23, 2011 In my 21 years of existence there have been many things that have perplexed me: Mike Tyson’s face tattoo, why Trix are for kids, and who framed Roger Rabbit. However, Christine O’Donnell’s interview on the Piers Morgan show may take the cake as one of the weirdest things […]

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Bomb the Throne, the Aftermath

By jasiri x 1:31 pm August 22, 2011 http://youtu.be/nr2YMncb6JEv Honestly I had reservations about posting “Bushes” (Bomb the Throne). I knew a million rappers had already done freestyles over the “Otis” instrumental, and with the release of Jay and Kanye’s Watch the Throne I thought I may have been too late. I also wasn’t sure […]

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Commercial Break: Athlete Slash Musician

By Summer M. 8:00 am August 22, 2011 It seems I’ve been more polemical than usual these last few weeks. So how about something completely worthless and asinine–ok, more worthless and asinine than what I usually post here–this Monday? Because, frankly, all I have to say about The Help‘s (and The Smurfs’) continued box office success this weekend is: Effing […]

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THE WEEKND Continues To Astound With New Mixtape “THURSDAY”

Thursday is not a cash grab or some collection of b-sides, and it never feels forced. The Weeknd’s second album is a fully-formed album, thoroughly conceived and well-executed. And considering the fact that it’s being released less than a year after its predecessor, and it’s still really good, I’d say Thursday is a more-than-worthy follow-up.

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The Internet Popularity of The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl

By Fallon 8:17 am August 19, 2011 httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ELMgw3FToXY&feature=youtu.be I have written previously on how much I love the web series, The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl. The show is original and features a young black woman who navigates her way through seen and unseen awkward situations on her job and in her relationships. Well, I […]

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Eating TV Dinners During Racial Zoo-Keeping

By Keantre Malone 11:56 am August 18, 2011 On top of America’s legacy of racism there’s nothing more upsetting than the absence of guilt, from the racists of course. Not even the first sentence describes the severity of our situation, especially when there are tv shows, Bait Car for instance, that broadcast the hatred of […]

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The Help

By tamara @tamaracg 12:00 pm August 17, 2011 This weekend, I saw the much criticized/acclaimed movie The Help. I had planned to keep this a secret, to never tell a soul, and pretend this never happened. But, I wanted to have an opinion about the movie so I bought a ticket to The Smurfs and […]

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A Political Soundtrack

By Jonathan @jonathanlykes 8:09 am August 17, 2011 “Musicians Don’t’ Die, They Decompose.” The power of music is a secret to no one. You can find the manifestations of this power everywhere. Just observe the impulse you get when you hear a strong base in the background of a new track, or the tired feeling […]

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“Please Describe Your Background”

By Asha 12:33 pm August 16, 2011 When I’m asked “What are you?” a question which my slight racial ambiguity warrants on almost a daily basis, I say black. So I check black on my college app. Then sometimes (most times actually), the question is followed by “Yeah, but what else?” and sometimes “She’s Cuban!” […]

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Secession aint gonna end the recession

By edward 8:00 am August 16, 2011 The old saying goes, “Don’t mess with Texas”. Believe me, I haven’t really messed with Texas since the 1995 Dallas Cowboys team. Although my heart is as big as the state itself, it’s tough for me to stomach the thought of Rick Perry becoming President of the United […]

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