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Style Wars: Not Graffiti But Hipster Takeover

By Keantre Malone 2:00 pm April 10, 2012 Style, or the way we construct our dress, seems capable to achieve political goals—equal to the power of protests. Speaking from experience, I did not know that my clothes upset the authority figures. Since my professor claimed that I was funny-looking last night, I’ve found a complement […]

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Women’s Her-story Moment: Why Do Black Women Swoon over President Barack Obama? Desperation?

By Fallon 10:02 am March 16, 2012 Now that it is Women’s Her-story month I thought I would stoke the fires with a blog about something many black women would have a problem with, but something I need to write and have been thinking about for some time . . . our love for President […]

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“There’s a stirring in My Soul”: Conservatives have an Anti-Woman Agenda up their Sleeve

By Fallon 10:47 am February 17, 2012 Like most children, I told lies when I was a little black girl. I told big lies. I told small lies. I told white lies. I told lies. And, even had the audacity to argue with my “all seeing all knowing” do-as-I-say-not-as-I-do black grandmother about the usage of lie over her usage […]

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Don’t be like the Virgin Mary, Black Men, give the gift of Non-Conception: Take the Male Birth Control Pill

By Fallon 9:47 am December 23, 2011 httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1e8xgF0JtVg So, this is the season of, “unto us a child is born,” a time when we remember Mary’s virginal birth. Yes, to say the least, it seems like the idea time to talk about male birth control pills. Yes, you heard me right that in the very […]

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The Freaky Bois are two young Gay rappers that spit the nastiest, sleaziest, freakiest raps you’ve ever heard. Like Nicki, they’re wielding raunchy rap music like a weapon, forcing the listener to grapple with their sexual identities. And I love it.

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Take Back Boystown: White vs Right?

By Justin L. Hill 11:36 pm August 2, 2011 “Boystown was built and created by gay whites with hard earned money years back…Its sad that Boystown has been taken advantage by these f***ing savage monkeys.“ “They also happen to be very noticeably out of place!! So why are they not questioned and asked to leave […]

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Black Women: Baby Makers or Baby Killers?

By Justin L. Hill 3:11 pm July 5, 2011 According to Clenard Childress, “the most dangerous place for an African American to be is in the womb of their African American mother.” From claims of being the least attractive women in the world (Satoshi Kanazawa’s study), to schizophrenically being viewed as both “irresponsible baby makers” […]

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A Daughter’s Reflection on Sickness, Intimacy, and her Godmother

By Fallon 9:03 am July 1, 2011 When I was a little black girl I would secretly pray to God, the Father, to become sick. You see, when I was sick my non-domestic black mother would cuddle me and become the “ideal mother.” She would busy herself with medicinal concoctions and Vick’s rub. Yes, my […]

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The Enduring Power of Tupac Shakur

His work spoke truth to a racist, capitalistic power structure, while at the same time attempting to usurp and dominate that structure with its own values and tools.That is why Tupac’s music was so powerful and dangerous. There will never be another like him.

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