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Cutting the junk out of your life

Foremost, this post was inspired by a conversation I had with my friend and mentor Coach Be coupled with watching the “Marley documentary”. Coach Be and I were talking about his passion for helping people eat better (these days getting people to do what is in their best long term interest is a hard sell.) […]

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Life

The wise words of Ike Turner

Sometimes we can find wisdom in the most unusual places, especially in metaphoric form. In one of the most brutal scenes in “What’s Love Got to Do With It” a cocaine fueled Ike Turner said,

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entertainment

Clear! Breathing life into Hip Hop

It has been a great couple of months for Hip Hop. With stellar album/mixtape releases from Jay-Z, Slaughterhouse, M.O.P., Raekwon, Kid Cudi and Drake Hip Hop once again has become a marriage of beats, style and thought provoking lyrics. I have often blamed the south for killing hip hop but after having separate conversations with […]

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Blackness

Cooning – a complete definition

Cooning – Using buffoonery to satirize stereotypical characteristics of ANY race or ethnic group for purposes of entertainment. Historically, white actors would dress in shabby clothing, paint their faces black, speak with slow, slang filled speech, and portray ape-like mannerisms. Today, most cases of cooning involves a person satirizing his/her own race for personal gain […]

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