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Don’t call it a comeback, I been here for [50] years…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dOv4h1UC1g8 Hip Hop turned 50 this week, and like LL Cool J said, don't call it a comeback. It has been here for years. As...


The abbreviation BPM has several meanings. There’s “Beats Per Minute”. That usually refers to one’s heartbeat, but it can also refer to musical beats....

Why we need diversity programs

Attempts to erase Black identity and history predate colonization and slavery, but recently, some ideologues and elected officials have doubled down on attempts to...

Book bans & public libraries

"They be our national treasure / they be / our priceless charge" (A Dark and Splendid Mass 47-48) are the lingering words of Mari...

Banks addressing Black business debt aversion is good business and good for city

Addressing debt aversion due to poor relationships between banks and the Black community is good for banks and the city.   The Biennial Black Business...

In a small town

Around the time of Bacon’s Rebellion in Virginia (1676-1677), the word “white” appears in a legal document for the first time in our history...

Effective today

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UP0FISeD-8M What have you walked away from? Author Zora Neale Hurston once said, "I have the nerve to walk my own way, however hard, in...

Forget being strong

I’m laying here in bed, on a gorgeous Friday afternoon, sipping water with lime and twiddling my toes. Blaring on the tv is a...

What are we doing wrong?

A few weeks ago I wrote about some of the concerns that I have regarding my teenaged son. Despite those concerns, I have every...

Not another Tyrone

Juel Taylor’s film “They Cloned Tyrone” debuted on Netflix on July 21. More than a film, this was a powerful in-depth exploration of the...


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