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The New Rappers: Pain Personified

I pride myself on my ability to put aside prejudices and look for the deeper meaning in most things. However, sometimes there is no deeper meaning and what you see is what you get, but it doesn’t hurt to look. Well here goes, Generation Y rappers aren’t getting a fair shake, from the media, from the OGs and from anyone over thirty. Just because their … Continue reading The New Rappers: Pain Personified

Acting white or acting right?

Yes, you read the title of this post correctly. Those of us (People of Color) who do not exhibit the stereotypical characteristics of our race and culture are accused of acting white. What does that even mean? How does being yourself mean that you’re suddenly trans-racial? Most say this jokingly, but there’s a little bit of truth behind every joke. It’s a way of telling … Continue reading Acting white or acting right?

Loose lips sink ships

Have y’all seen Den of Thieves yet? If you haven’t then you’re missing out. Yes, yes, I know everyone is flocking to watch Black Panther. That was great too. However, people are sleeping on Den of Thieves. The popular saying, “Loose lips sink ships” isn’t something that’s new but it was pivotal to the movie’s plot. I’ve been hearing it since I was a young … Continue reading Loose lips sink ships