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Race & Riots: The Baltimore Uprising

Where there is hopelessness, people will revolt- Tupac Shakur   It seems like every day, there is a new report in the media on how another unarmed African-American was killed by the hands of armed officers. We’ve heard the  names of Trayvon Martin, Mike Brown, Eric Garner, Walter Scott, Sean Bell and now Freddie Gray.…

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Chrisette Michele Interview Recap

Chrisette Michele is such an amazing artist, I’ve had the pleasure of seeing her perform live and needless to say she blew me away. Lets be honest, most artists now a days sound completely different live than they do on their albums, but not Chrisette, shes one of the few artist that puts on an…

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Cosmo Article Reveals Racial Bias, Surprise?

Cosmopolitan article “21 Trends That Need To Die in 2015” is being called racist for only associating trends that should “R.I.P” with black women.               People on social media were quick to call out Cosmo. After some strong backlash on Twitter, the editor formally apologized. “Some images have been…

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PREMIERE: Jhené Aiko’s Eternal Sunshine

She’s soulful. She’s deep. She’s beautifully raw. She’s Jhené Aiko and her new music video “Eternal Sunshine” encompasses all she is. The video references very real, very tragic moments in her life (the death of her brother and a car crash involving her daughter, sister, daughter’s father, and herself), but her tone isn’t morose, it’s…

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Shonda Rhimes: Calls the Recent Deadline Article on the Influx of Ethnic Castings “Ignorant”

  “It seems like we take one step forward to be pushed two steps back.” In the new year, minority actors and actresses have been making headways on the big screen and on the small screen, progressively changing the face of our traditional forms of entertainment. With the success of Common and John Legend on…

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