There’s a such thing as being too fucking nice and I’ve yet to find my balance in it.
By Shalom Little Peace. Kendrick Lamar is a phenomenal artist – one of the few mainstream contemporaries who continues to challenge himself and experiment with his craft sonically and consciously. His song “The Blacker The Berry” is the latest testament to his creative development. The musical production and arrangement of “The Blacker The Berry” is impeccable; Boi-1da…… Continue reading #RidingTheVybz: Kendrick Lamar | “The Blacker The Berry”
J.Cole made a song. It’s piercing my heart. This goes for all people burdened by the “American Dream”. Please Listen. Then repeat. Lyrics [Verse 1] And I’m in denial And it don’t take no x-ray to see right through my smile I know, I be on the go And there ain’t no drink out there…… Continue reading Music for Mike Brown (and the rest of our fallen black youth).
For anyone wanting to help Ferguson, there are plenty of ways you can. From solidarity protests, to donations, to petitions we all have a hand in ensuring social justice. Below are different ways you can help, from home. Financial Donations Amazon Wishlist for Ferguson Protesters http://www.amazon.com/registry/giftlist/T5SQYC5B5IJZ Supplies for Ferguson http://www.gofundme.com/supplies4ferguson Feed The Students of Ferguson…… Continue reading Ferguson Needs Our Help. So Does America.
“To be Black and Conscious in America is to be in a constant state of rage.” This quote is as relevant today as it was 40 years ago when spoken by James Baldwin, a Black American essayist, playwright and social critic of the 1960s.Black people experience a range of emotions in America today after learning the…… Continue reading Heavy Hearts in Black America: A Dedication to Trayvon Martin
I may not always fully agree with Jada Pinkett-Smith, but I can never doubt the truth she delivers in the form of Facebook statuses. In one of her recent statuses, she responds to the recent criticism on the performance outfits worn by performers at Beyonce’s Chime for Change concert. Her status: Whose body is this…… Continue reading Jada Pinkett-Smith Speaks Some Truth