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Nothing Like a Red, Black, and Green, Leather, Africa Medallion

Just feeling nostalgic today.  How many of you used to rock medallions like these in the 80s?  Don’t lie.  You had one…with big fat wooden beads on it too.  I call it the “Pre-Bling Black Consciousness Revival Period”.  My mom … Continue reading

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Wale, you didn’t know what Black Pride meant? Comeon, Son!

Wale is not getting a pass for me on this bull for one reason, stupidity.  I really hope this is a misunderstanding, but since I don’t know and it sounds typical…I’m running it. DCist – “The Washington Blade reports on … Continue reading

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Surprised That I Love Fonzworth Bentley’s Fireside Chat

I’m so surprised that I really, really love Fonzworth Bentley’s Fireside Chat.  This brother has “some sense” as my grandma would say.  He is underestimated.  He is also signed to Kanye West’s G.O.O.D. Music.  His debut album, Cool Outrageous Lovers … Continue reading

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Dag, They voted off Lil Kim

I usually don’t have a lot of positive things to say about Lil Kim.  By the time I fix my mouth to say something positive about the sister…I see her is some Hooker uniform and I can’t remember what I … Continue reading

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My President Is Black

I’ve seen that phrase on a T-shirt and there’s even a song about it, but those words have been ringing in my head since even before I noticed these things. I was excited on election night when Obama officially won (did … Continue reading

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Jay-Z remixes My President is Black – Live in DC 1/18/09

I don’t even want to hear Jeezy’s version any more after hearing this (much love to him and Nas). Grey Hova has to release this. Amazing. My President IS Black! His house is all white! I’m so happy to be … Continue reading

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How To Tell People They Sound Racist

This video needs to be passed around right now.  I’ve heard too many people acting like Barack Obama’s Presidency signals the end of racism in America.  Um…wish it did, but it doesn’t.  Pass it on.  This brother is dropping knowledge.  … Continue reading

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Rapper Da Brat gets 3 years in jail

The Atlanta-Journal Constitution – A DeKalb County judge sentenced rapper Da Brat to three years in prison Friday for hitting an Atlanta Falcons cheerleader in the head with a nearly full liquor bottle at an Atlanta-area nightclub, causing permanent facial … Continue reading

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“Wouldn’t you like to be a Nigger too?”

“I’m a nigger, he’s a nigger, she’s a nigger, we some niggers, wouldn’t you like to be a nigger too? They like to strangle niggers, blaming niggers, shooting niggers, hanging niggers, still you wanna be a nigger too?” NAS had … Continue reading

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Nas on Racism, Obama, and of course “Nas World”

Nas is readying his latest LP and the legendary emcee is also being his regular outspoken self. Recently, he spoke out on racism and how it affects him and how it may affect Democratic nominee Barack Obama. “I get reminders,” … Continue reading

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