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Looks like change is upon us with the 2017 Oscar nominees, who should we thank? The flaming social media comments, the actual research studies done (USC School for Communication & Journalism), mainstream media's late start to openly admitting #HollywoodSoWhite, or the many directors, producers, writers, and actors of color who KEEP CREATING? 💪
The Struggle Is* Real: Proving class issues and the urban housing market are under serious stress, 88K+ apply for the “Poor Door” apartments many thought were a joke. Is this "the new segregation” or nah?
When you finally see the light: Once upon a time the Views headliner wasn't here for the Hip Hop-art world merger and even called out the likes of Jay-Z on its "Allure" over the game. WELP...
What's it take for Drizzy to turn down a Grammy appearance? He might've been up for Best Rap Performance and Best Rap Song last year but battle culture, his hometown, (and money) called.
Straight Outta...College? He wasn't cruising in a '64, but 26-year-old Cesar Baldelomar went from a simple drive to $hit-got-real to beating the case!
We've definitely been witnessing an illustrious not to mention lucrative career for this young comedian, but is it more legendary than it looks?
The White House Correspondent's Dinner happening a few miles away didn't slow the people of Maryland down “by any means.”
(RIP) We've run out of encouraging words for America's police brutality epidemic as another avoidable murder comes via Detroit. #BlackLivesMatter
Hip Hop, Kendrick, (and the Genius company) have definitely come a long way.
(RIP) Authorities call the death of Eric Courtney Harris “accidental” by the volunteer policeman who was given a firearm in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
ICYMI: The new generation of revolution for #BlackLivesMatter turned it up a notch, taking rallies to restaurants across the country.
Is it better to settle? NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer's been busy shoveling millions of dollars into settlements that overtime were found to lack “liberty and justice for all.”
(RIP) They say “the more things change, the more they stay the same.” Local authorities as well as the FBI and Department Of Justice report on the death of 54-year-old Otis Byrd.
Legendary Wu-Tang Clan leader shares insightful words on the ongoing #BlackLivesMatters protests across the country as well as the ego, “spirits and energies” that got us here.
He's been about that life even before the Oscar: this award winning singer-songwriter-musician puts action to words and continues the fight for a people mostly forgotten.
Check the extra content and learn more about the impact of mass incarceration in America.*