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She Fly: Black Women And Beauty

My Nubian queens, Black beautiful ladies, and supa dupa fly females are obsessed with their appearance. I may be taking this argument to extremes, but the sentiment is worth digging into. Bro. Wayne (radio host and friend) mentioned how Black woman must be using some "concept of beauty" as a reference for how they wish to present themselves. I say there may be a problem, so let’s look at it and see what’s really going on.

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Hip Hop Affiliated: The Illuminati

I can first recall speaking of conspiracy theories through high school but it wasn’t until a Tupac interview with Sway did I think seriously about the Illuminati. Pac didn’t believe in it and explained it like this. "That’s why I put the “K” to it. N!&&@s tellin’ me about this Illuminati $#!+ while I’m in jail right, like “the dollars” and all that. That’s another way to keep your self-esteem low. That’s another way to keep you unconfident. And I’m puttin’ the “K” ‘cause I’m killin’ that Illuminati $#!+." 

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A Design For Doin’ Dirt: The Prison Effect On Blacks

I had the pleasure of hearing and talking to the Revolutionary and educator Dr. Angela Davis. Her speech had a variety of powerful points about the consequences of imprisonment on Blacks in this country. There are several things that came to my mind as I took notes. 

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