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Tipping Point of Hip Hop

Hip Hop has become a satire of itself. Don’t believe me? Try to make a hook/chorus-line that’s so outrageously ignorant that it’s funny. Did it sound something like the Billboard Top 5 rap songs for the week of Sept 1, 2012? Is it just harmless entertainment? Lupe Fiasco doesn’t think so and I agree.

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BlacknessLife

The path of least resistance

Yesterday, I had an interesting conversation with a friend from Detroit about the declining humanity of the American poor. Close living quarters, lack of resources, and an inability to maneuver the legal system disproportionately devastates low income communities. With murder, robberies and vicious assaults on the rise, it seems the respect for life has been […]

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relationships

Peacocking

I’m a people watcher… not in a creepy way. I’m just a fan of sociology and the quirkiness of human behavior. I always wonder what people are thinking or why they make certain choices. Many of us (myself included) waste much of our life peacocking with little to no result. Yet, we do it as […]

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Blackness

The Power of Community

WE ARE LOSING; WE ARE DYING; WE ARE DOING IT TO OURSELVES. We have forgotten the sole point of life on this earth. TO SURVIVE AND THEN THRIVE.

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Blackness

Hip Hop and the path to hell

What do you think? Is modern hip hop culture creating a one way ticket to hell or is it simply a mirror of the mindset of today’s youth. Do any rappers come to mind that exemplify the Demonic Personality?

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Life

BlacknessLife

What Indian Americans can teach African Americans

Could you go from being a “corporate person” to the assistant manager at a grocery store, if it meant that your knowledge would springboard your loved ones’ success?

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