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The Curious Case of Kenneka Jenkins

The mysterious death of 19-year old Kenneka Jenkins became a viral, online sensation within the last few weeks. When I heard about her death, it personally had me vexed and perplexed. I am so tired of reading about Black youth dying under suspicious circumstances and the police telling their parents …

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Movie Review: The Last Word

  Today I saw The Last Word, a movie that recently hit theatres. After seeing the previews I found similarities and aspects relevant to myself and the story that made me want to see the film. One was that the supporting character was as a young (obituary) writer for a …

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Black Women At Work

Thousands of Black women began using the hashtag #BlackWomenAtWork on Twitter this week to share their experiences of bigotry in the workplace. The hashtag was started by a woman named Brittany Packnett to illustrate that, what had recently happened to congresswoman Maxine Waters, was no isolated event. Black women too …

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Bastards Of The Party

I was chilling with my roommates this evening and we began to have this discussion about the whole Black Lives Matter movement. I discussed my own sentiments, being that I thought the hashtags were very cliche. I was also confused as to why we as Black people only seemed to make a …

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Mailbox Money

“The way these labels try to deal with rappers got me fucking mad like I’m watching roots.” Nipsey Hussle- “Like Me” Mailbox Money I am particularly interested in the money derived off the mainstream rap game in America. Analyzing the way the game is set up, the money involved, where exactly this …

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Rest in Peace Mykel

Mykel was killed yesterday on Vermont & 88th, in broad daylight. Someone was filiming and have video of his body laid out in the street. It was deeply saddening for me for many reasons. For one, I went to high school and senior Homecoming with Mykel. In addition, I randomly ran into Mykel …

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Mykel

I am currently in Inglewood, a few blocks up from my High School at this motel called Cloud 9. It’s spring break & l literally only came out here because I got invited to come to Revolt TV’s studio. Other than that I literally have no business out here. My pops and …

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