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There's something about the 1980s: John Hughes movies were a bridge back to the 1950s; Larry Bird and the Boston Celtics were saving the NBA; Michael Jackson decided his ebony skin needed an ivory overhaul; bands like Journey, Toto, Bon Jovi, etc., were producing songs and power ballads that have as much power now as... Read More
The other day in the gym, I heard the familiar beat of Video Killed the Radio Star play over the sound system. Instead of the 1980s song however, the beat accompanied strange new lyrics courtesy of will.i.am and Nicki Minaj. The song is called Check it Out and throughout the entire "song" the beat to... Read More
Loitering. Nationwide, businesses are confounded with the problem of individuals who have the apparent goal of standing around pointlessly with no desire to purchase any goods, but to merely engage in prolonged periods of fixed lingering. No attempt is made to make a transaction by these loiterers, but shuffling around endlessly causing discomfort to those... Read More
Christmas is a time where family comes together to share the wonderful tradition of giving gifts to loved ones. Nestled safely under the Christmas Tree, these gifts are packaged in ornate wrapping-paper hiding the contents for all to see, namely the individual who will be the recipient of said gift. Where does this tradition come... Read More
These lyrics to Kenny Chesney's song "Back Where I Come from" epitomize how the entire world views heterosexual, white males who display any semblance of pride in who they are and where they come from. To Black people, this song - if they've ever heard it at all - might as well be played in... Read More
Madonna implores us, “music makes the people come together.” Yeah. Black people love music. Love it. Black people love music so much that when you travel on a monorail system in any major city (Chicago, Atlanta, Washington DC, New York City, etc.) they gladly share the song their listening to with the entire train. Throughout... Read More
Black people love music. They have excelled at numerous forms of music, from jazz to disco, pop and finally to rap music. It is one of the major contributions that they have made to the world, and through this medium they have assimilated themselves to millions of white people who normally would have nothing to... Read More