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‘Colored’ in America: The Struggle Continues

Aside from discussions about Black history, when was the last time that you heard someone use the word, “Colored” when speaking about a person who is Black/African-American?

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The Journey Continues

As I continue my journey to realizing my dreams, I’ve gained some new and refreshing experiences. My most recent feat is writing music/video reviews for SoulBounce. My love for music is being expanded as I am exposed to a variety of artists new and old. I’ve never done this type of writing before, so I’m… Continue reading The Journey Continues

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Poetic Justice

Combining two of my passions is nothing less than a tremendous Blessing! I love Music and I love Writing! I recently debuted on a site named, SoulBounce. The site features all things connected with R&B, Hip Hop, Jazz, House, and Soul music. Check out my recent posts about Chris Brown and Janet Jackson; I’m looking… Continue reading Poetic Justice

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“Hip-Hop Started Out in the Heart”

Photo:toobbox.com “Yo, Hip-Hop started out in the heart, uh huh yo, now everybody tryin’ to chart, say what Hip-Hop started out in the heart yo, now everybody tryin’ to chart”…. “Come on baby, light my fire Everything you drop is so tired Music is supposed to inspire How come we ain’t getting no higher?”…  “Superstar”… Continue reading “Hip-Hop Started Out in the Heart”

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Scenes from the Single Life

“This is my thing about Kenya….she’s a beautiful chocolate woman and she has a banging body yet STILL single at 43?? There comes a time when it can’t just be the men….something is definitely amiss with her..ijs.” As I read this comment from a friend while sipping the latest tea about, D-girl turned reality TV… Continue reading Scenes from the Single Life

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“Stand Up, Fight Back, No More Black Men Under Attack!”

Whatever happened to stun guns, pepper spray or shooting to injure, not kill? Once again, yet another Black male has been shot dead by a White police officer. Like the others before him, Tony Robinson was a young Black male with a promising future. Like Amadou, Sean, Trayvon, Michael, Eric and countless others, he was… Continue reading “Stand Up, Fight Back, No More Black Men Under Attack!”