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Deconstructing Ratchet by MrJeffDess
An Ode to Lupita Nyong’o
Remembering a Giant of a Man, Malcolm X
Hip-Hop Royals: The Fugees
Happy Birthday Trayvon
Lupita Nyong’o in Vogue Italia’s February 2014 Issue
‘Checkpoint’ by Jasiri X Focuses on Palestinian Oppression
What’s Justice Without Love? #BHM
Just Got Put on to Rapper Oddisee and Now I’m Hooked
Maimouna Youssef’s ‘We’re Already Royal’ (‘Royals’ by Lorde Cover)
Diesel’s New Ad Campaign Includes a Woman in a Wheelchair
Gil Scott-Heron’s ‘Winter in America’ Rings True Today
Concrete Runway: The Men of ‘Street Etiquette’
Truth from Bob Marley
The Woman to Fear
Cesar Chavez: An American Hero Official Trailer
Amiri Baraka: Rest in Eternal Peace and Power
Vinniece Dufresne of NYBCloset Is Bed-Stuy Fly
The Beautiful Struggle by Ta-Nehisi Coates
Video: Nina Simone’s ‘Feeling Good’
Video: Janelle Monáe’s ‘PrimeTime’ ft. Miguel
Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom Official Trailer
Matt Vorzimer aka ‘The eCUSSIONIST’
Video: Jasiri X’s ‘Mandela (Listen to What the Drums Say)’
Video: ‘No Angel’ by Beyonce
A Quote from Common
Video: Beyonce’s ‘XO’
In the Words of Lauryn Hill
Photo: Vogue Italia 2011 (1920s Harlem Renaissance)
Audio: ‘African in New York’ by Blitz the Ambassador
A Woman’s Heart
Video: Solange’s ‘Losing You’
Video: ‘Made Nas Proud’ Response to J. Cole
Video: ‘Influencers’ Documentary
Video: MIA’s ‘Bad Girls”
Video: Love Is a Losing Game by Amy Winehouse
Deconstructing Ratchet gives literary life and public voice to the conversations many of us have behind closed doors. MrJeffDess weaves an intricate web of race, gender,....
Lupita Nyong’o, who turned 31 years old on March 1, 2014, is the first black African and 7th black woman to win an Oscar in....
Human rights activist and religious leader Malcolm X (El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz) was assassinated on February 21, 1965 at the Audobon Ballroom in the Washington Heights area....
On this Throwback Thursday, I am reminded of hip-hop royals – The Fugees – an incomparable group of artists and activists.
Trayvon Benjamin Martin would have been 19 years old today. “Until the killing of black men, black mothers’ sons becomes as important to the rest....
Showing her excited yet edgy side, Lupita has been featured in Vogue Italia’s February 2014 fashion editorial shot by Tom Munro and styled by Patti Wilson. (Source)
This is why I believe we need hip-hop so much – to educate a generation of youth about the world and its social ills through....
As I look at this color rich image of the Kings, it helps me remember that the pursuit of justice is rooted in love. Love....
A good friend just put me on to rapper Oddisee (excuse my tardiness to those who have been on; better late than never). Here’s me....