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[A Poem by Phillip Agnew]

by Phillip Agnew

Thank you… For your bravery. For calming courage in crisis. For your revolt. For your… Read More

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Michael Arceneaux, contributor and Master of Shade, calls out five of his biggest gripes from the past week. Rejoice… Read More

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Michael Sam Still Matters

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On Saturday August 30th, Michael Sam was released by the St. Louis Rams, the team that drafted him in the 7th of 2014… Read More

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While folks are pulling out the grill or perhaps donning that classy linen short set for the last time this summer, hundreds of… Read More

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About 500 people marched on the West Side of Chicago Wednesday evening to protest a police-involved shooting that claimed the life… Read More

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Who Will Prevent the Next #Ferguson?

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If you’ve taken even a passing glance at the news in recent weeks, you’ve seen images reminiscent of a war zone. Tanks… Read More

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