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Are You Really About that Full-Time Entreprenuerial Life?

Full-time entrepreneurship seems to be the way to go these days, and from the outside…

'Birdie Africa,' Child Icon Of 1985 Philly MOVE Bombing, Dies

Why the MOVE Bombing is So Relevant Today

I will never forget hearing about the MOVE bombing for the first time. I was…

16 New Year’s Resolutions for Black People

1. Stop chasing after people in relationships. We should never volunteer to be the person on…

They Don’t Hear Us Though: On Black Millennials and Pandering

This presidential election cycle has had historic levels of fanfare and spectacle. From the Republican party’s…

50 Shades of Black: A Look Into An Alternate Universe

I want you to take a little trip with me. Let’s go to a parallel universe…

A Minority’s Guide to the Company Holiday Party

Ah, the holiday season. This is the time that you’re expected to spend reflecting on…

It’s as Clear as Gray: How to Teach Your Children About Racism

How do you accurately teach your children about racism?  Should Can you? Sorry if this hits…

How Do You Age in Hip-Hop? The Tension Between Relevance and Legacy

“Relevant” is the most overused word in discussions about hip-hop today. It’s often misunderstood as…

The Black Aesthetic

Rapping, DJing, Breakdancing, and Graffiti art. These, with debatable add-ons such as beatboxing and sampling,…

Regeneration, Not Gentrification: Being Black in Gentrified D.C.

Washington, D.C., once known as “Chocolate City,” it has turned more into a Chai Latte…