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Daddy’s Girls

President Obama has penned a third book, and its target demographic is too young to even vote. Of Thee I Sing: A Letter to My Daughters is a children’s book detailing brief anecdotes about thirteen of the nation’s pioneers, including … Continue reading

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What Can Brown Do For You?

Rap group, Das Racist, released these video game-inspired visuals for the track ‘Who’s That? Broown!’ I dig the retro vibe and the subtle social messages (defeating yuppie gentrifiers…AWESOME!). You can play the actual video game on their official website. XOXO … Continue reading

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Black or White

This is the form students from Nettleton Middle School in Mississippi took home in regards to class officer elections. And those colors specified by each title? Though not clarified in the criteria, those are the predetermined race of each position … Continue reading

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Do the Right Thing

For Hurricane Katrina’s five year anniversary (August 29), director Spike Lee has produced If God Is Willing and Da Creek Don’t Rise, a follow-up documentary to 2006’s critically acclaimed and award-winning When the Levees Broke. In the film, Lee hoped … Continue reading

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Fat Fee

A woman was charged extra at a Georgia salon for being overweight. After getting a mani/pedi and eyebrow wax, Michelle Fonville was surprised to see a $5 fee added to her bill. The rather unapologetic manager stated that Fonville’s weight … Continue reading

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My President Is Still Black

Yesterday, President Barack Obama celebrated his 49th birthday at a dinner in Chicago with family and friends including Oprah. Happy Birthday, Mr. President! Young Jeezy and Nas ‘My President Is Black’ XOXO hanaelujah

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