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Brooklyn Pastor’s Global Approach to Pan-Africanism and Black Wealth

As a longtime proponent of his community, Brooklyn’s own — Reverend Dennis Dillon, is a force to be reckoned with. The religious leader who also holds other titles such as community leader, journalist, and author, has worked to empower NewRead More

Vegan Food Manifesto

I accidentally ate meat at the Mercado de Lucas Galvez in Merida, Mexico. Despite everyone’s claims that I could not eat vegan in the Yucatan – let alone enjoy its culinary specialties like cochinita pibil, ceviche, or queso relleno –Read More

The Caribbean American Dream: A new perspective

In my conviction, I believe it is time that Caribbean-Americans be given a voice in America’s public affairs and; more so, inside the international arena. Indeed, it was a prodigious journey for West Indian migration to the United States yetRead More

“THC x CBD x BREEZ”

It’s everywhere — the smell of marijuana, that is. You’ll be lucky if you take your kid to a park, playground or public space, and NOT smell it. Reggae singers such as Jacob Miller, Peter Tosh and even the legendRead More

‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ Is Just One Boring Fairy Tale

Movie Looks Good but Mundane Characters Can’t Save Tarantino’s Latest If someone said that you could go back in time and spend a few days on the Hollywood scene in 1969, the answer would be obvious. You would anonymously shadowRead More

Football for a Buck Reveals the USFL and Its Crazy Rise and Fall

When the USFL hit the scene, the idea of spring football was pretty intriguing. The new league then signed Herschel Walker and notice was demanded. I probably tuned in and likely didn’t last more than a few plays. The sameRead More

New Documentary Explores the 1967 Newark Riots and Racism in America

Documentary film details riots through news footage and interviews of the people who lived it. In 1967, the arrest and beating of an African-American taxi driver by a white cop sparked a riot that killed 26 people, caused millions in damage and ledRead More

Who Needs God?

A godly woman was asked by a news reporter how God could allow a disaster like Hurricane Katrina to happen. Undaunted, the woman calmly and profoundly replied: ”I believe that God was deeply saddened by this, just as we are,Read More

‘Matthews’ Sheds Light on English Football Star’s Coaching during Apartheid in South Africa

Babe Ruth swung for the fences in the 1920s, and America crowned him the Sultan of Swat. In England, Stanley Matthews is said to have the same cultural magnitude, becoming the only active footballer to receive a Knighthood. Undoubtedly, theirRead More

52 CAN DO’S: Healthy Lifestyle Solutions for each week of the year

By Monifa Maat “The Healthy Motivator” (www.TheHealthyMotivator.com) & www.southbridgefitnesscenter.com CAN DO TIP Week #22: Secure your foundation! The spine acts as the foundation for your body. Without a strong foundation, the rest of the body has nothing to attach toRead More

Curbing the Rise of Teenage Suicide

Suicide amongst teens has risen dramatically over the past few years and we must take action. The root causes are still being analyzed but while that is taking place the morally and socially responsible thing to do is to confrontRead More

HUMAN TRAFFICKING AND TIER 2 STATUS

A troubling trend has been emerging in Jamaica over the past ten years, our young girls and young women are disappearing at an alarming rate. According to police sources, many who go missing are not reported to the police thusRead More

52 CAN DO’S: Healthy Lifestyle Solutions for Each Week of the Year

By Monifa Maat “The Healthy Motivator” CAN DO TIP Week #32 Put Fitness on your Dessert Menu – Part 2 of 2 Let’s keep it real. If you happen to be African American and reading this article then you’re familiarRead More

52 CAN DO’S: Healthy Lifestyle Solutions for each week of the year

By Monifa Maat “The Healthy Motivator” (www.TheHealthyMotivator.com) CAN DO TIP Week #20: Keep it Moving! An old African proverb says “If you watch your pot, your food will not burn”. To drive the point home, Benjamin Franklin said “An ounceRead More

Matt and Kim Still Killing On the Heels of Almost Everyday

After a knee injury that sidelined drummer Kim Schifino for the better part of a year Brooklyn-based dance pop tour de force Matt and Kim made their return to live music this spring to promote their upcoming record Almost Everyday,Read More

Hip-Hop ‘Woodstock’ Takes Miami

By Jeff Schaer-Moses In 1969 the most improbable gathering of bands, artists, and activists happened out in some quiet mountain town in upstate New York and it has been remembered ever since as a turning point in American culture. Miami,Read More

Brooklyn Senator Hosts First College Fair

South-east Brooklyn Senator, Roxanne J Persaud, hosted the inaugural College and Resource Fair in her district this Spring. The event, held at South Shore Education Campus, was geared towards helping to guide children towards College entry. Senator Persaud explained, “ThereRead More

Spurs spurn the drama of Kawhi Leonard

If losing to the Golden State Warriors 3-1 in the first round playoff series wasn’t enough the San Antonio Spurs may have to face an off-season issue without all-star small forward Kawhi Leonard. Drama in San Antonio is strange forRead More

Achieving And Undermining The System

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John Waters And Urban Experience

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Whither Media: Figuring Complacency

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Alchemical Sustainability Media Art

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The Disjunction Of Complacency

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Arbitrary Banality: Constructing A Praxis Of Change

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Daring To Defy Social Practice

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After The Dissent: Daring To Defy Complacency

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To Find The Properties Of Relevance

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Alchemical Extravaganza: The Video Art Of Dysfunction

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An Overwhelming Media: A Retrospective Of Urban Experience And Their Opposites

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The Bureaucracies Of Extravaganza: 15 Years Of Aesthetic Forms And Locality And The Local

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