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Do School Suspensions Lead To Prison?

The social and economic implications of the quality education that children in the United States of America receive ,while not absolute, are critical in determining their future trajectories. The institution that children come into contact with the most in their prepubescent, formative years outside of their communities are schools. From both an operational and architectural […]

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Are You Gangsta Enough to Take Meat From a Lion?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TBpu4DAvwI8v Good brother and Grammy award winning MC, Rhymefest put me down with this video, which I’ve watched at least 100 times since yesterday. There are soooo many lessons in this example of bravery and skill by the Massi warriors who fearlessly back down 15 hungry lions in the middle of getting their grub on. […]

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Monday Morning Bullets

Here goes: Last week, I was listening to NPR on my drive home and heard Michelle (say it with me, now Meeee-shell) Norris’ description of FLOTUS, Michelle Obama’s trip to South Africa.  During her introduction, Norris was sure to mention that the FLOTUS danced with some South African kids. Did Michelle O’s Dougie spark a minor […]

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An Open Letter To Chris Brown

But how long do you think this can last, Chris? You can’t play the villain forever. Eventually, you’re going to have to come to terms with what happened three years ago. Or at the very least stop being so fucking annoying.

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This is why Michael Jackson Was a World Changer!!!

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fx2ZmhYHxH4 I find this video, Behind the Mask, to be so inspiring and once again proves that Michael Jackson had such an impact on the world. So, what do you think of the video? If you are interested in being a part of The Behind the Mask productions of Michael Jackson’s videos, please visit this […]

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Into A Girl’s Mind About You

It’s hard to hold your confidence together without knowing where you stand, at first glance, with a person that you’re interested in. During high school, especially freshmyn year, you will have plenty of times when you try your luck, without a reliable strategy for getting a date. Rejection is a trip: before you move on […]

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Little Town in Texas

For the past few days I’ve been in and around Washington County, Texas, for what I wished was a quiet period of rest at a quaint little bed and breakfast in a small town. The trip has been way more stressful than I expected. I have been overcome with fear at the slightest little mishaps […]

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E-Books in Africa, the Potential of New Media, & Access

It has become clear that in various cities around the world there are two separate economies, two separate societies, and two separate worlds.  There is a dichotomy set, which places the “haves” on one side of the spectrum, and the “have-nots” on the other side. Historically, we have seen communities across the world be separated […]

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Officers who kick ASS (and ask questions, Never)

Can you imagine being five years old and having three cops bend you over a desk, handcuff you and then carry you out of your school in handcuffs? Can you imagine being face down on the floor, hands behind you, some cops knee on your neck; then to have that knee migrate to your back […]

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I Will Not Be Raising Cain for Cain in 2012

A few days ago a friend asked me, “Sir Edward James III. If you watched the recent New Hampshire Republican debate, how did you feel about Herman Cain’s response to having Muslims in a potential Cabinet? More importantly, as an African American, what do you believe his comments will do to his candidacy?” I simply […]

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