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Fresh Face Alert: Keep your eyes and ears on Bernie Levv

The product of two young musicians, one could say that 19-year-old Bernie Levv was made for music. Born and raised on Chicago’s north side, the star is paving the way for herself in a very competitive arena. She’s skilled in playing several instruments, including the saxophone and piano, lending herself to versatility when it comes […]

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A Love Letter to Black Youth

Dear Black youth, I love you. And I mean you. Not the “you” in other people’s imaginations and expectations, but I mean that I love you for who you really are. I see you for who you are, all of you, and I love you. I love you when you excel in schools that don’t […]

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Are You Anti-Racist or Anti-White?

Hide your kids, hide your wives, and hide your sanity! They’re coming. Did you honestly think that they wouldn’t? That they wouldn’t swarm into your neighborhoods, your homes, your towns and take over? It seems ending slavery and segregation wasn’t enough. It was only a matter of time before people of color found their way […]

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An 11 Year Old Boy vs The State of Israel

“My Neighbourhood” is one of the powerful documentaries I have ever seen. Produced by Just Vision, “My Neighborhood” tells the story of Mohammed El Kurd is a Palestinian boy growing up in the neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah in the heart of East Jerusalem. When Mohammed turns 11, his family is forced to give up part of […]

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I am not….

“As black women, we have society speaking for us, defining us and living for us….but what do WE think about ourselves?” I am not my hair. O but you are young sister. Why? Because society tells you so. From that long mane made of Indian strands, to that black power fro. I am not my […]

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A Door Closes, A Backdoor Opens

A Satanic group in Oklahoma is currently raising funds to have a statue of Satan insurrected at the Oklahoma state capitol, which is infamous for the Ten Commandments monument that took sparked the continuing debate over separation of Church and State. The satanic statue is the figure, Baphomet, a goat-headed humanoid with horns and wings […]

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A New Idea for a New Year

I spend most of my time here using the term “problematic” way too often. I see issues of varying significance in the world and pitch in my two cents and move on. It’s my tithe to the Church of Hater. Since this is my first post of the new year, it would seem obvious that I write […]

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In 2014, Will Hip-Hop Finally Grow Up?

Like many, I was saddened by the recent murders of 22 year old rap artist, Doe B and 21 year old Kimbrele Johnson, who was killed by a stray bullet in the same shooting. I saw many rappers and executives take to social media and express their condolences to the families of those killed, and I […]

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In the Land of the Blind…

A crowded urban barbershop on a busy weekend is bought to a deafen silence as a good looking, young black man walks in with an equally attractive young white woman on his arm. He greets his regular barber while his white companion takes a seat next to a black mother and child. A young black […]

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2013: A Quick Look Back

In two days we begin a new year. And so, I thought I’d use my final post of 2013 somewhat snarkily reflect on 2013 and make a few predictions for what might happen in the coming year. Here we go:

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