Book Review of “Democracy in Black” by Eddie Glaude, Jr.

One of the better things that has happened to me in the last year or so is that I have been more intentional about carving out time to cultivate my independent reading habit.  Sure, everyone says they read but we all know there’s only really two types of readers: those that buy the books and […]

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The End of The Age

A couple of weeks ago, one of my professors had us read the “Mini-Apocalypse” in the biblical scriptures found in the Gospel of Matthew 24:3-8 As Jesus was sitting on the Mount of Olives, the disciples came to him privately. “Tell us,” they said, “when will this happen, and what will be the sign of […]

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The New Face of Hip Hop

Sometime last week, while I was mid crisi mode about exams and what not, Chicago born rapper Common dropped a quote to linking President-elect Barack Obama to the hip hop community. Obama “is going to change hip-hop for the better,” predicted the rapper, whose eighth album, “Universal Mind Control” (G.O.O.D. Music/Geffen), hits shelves Tuesday. “I […]

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