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GlobalGrind’s Gear Of The Day is back in effect with eco-fective bags, padded sneaks, fascinating head pieces, throwback fitteds, and a crazy concept car. Take a look, support all things upcycled, and try out a fascinator; we’re sure you’ll like what you see.GLOBALGRIND’S GEAR OF THE DAY: Jimmy Choo Takes Your Shoes, Bamboo Kicks Your […]

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Everyday in America, 13,000 young people turn 18. Everyday in America, hundreds of thousands of the 44 million eligible young voters in America are actively engaged in improving our communities.  Everyday in America, millions of people discuss some of the most pressing issues of our generation via Facebook, Twitter or some other form of social […]

Here is a list of materials artist Suzanne Broughel uses in, “Lied, Tied, and Dyed,” her ongoing solo show presently on view at The University of Memphis’ Jones Hall Gallery: basketballs, shoe laces, afro picks, tank tops, skin bronzers, wire hangers, bandaids, rope, a basketball hoop, and soap.  On Friday, the artist will launch a […]

The 2000 U.S. Census recently revealed that the name “Washington” is what you may call “The Blackest Name In America.” Close to 90 percent of the 163,036 people found with the name Washington in the census were African-American.

Last night Prince put a spectacular end to his ‘Welcome 2 America Tour’ at New York City’s world famous arena, Madison Square Garden.  With an extended set complete with his biggest hits and a couple of covers, the show ended Prince’s first time touring on the east coast since 2004 and I am proud to say […]

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Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated 10 years before I was born. As an elementary, middle and high school student, I learned about him once a year through plays, books, lectures and his ever-quoted ‘I Have a Dream’ speech delivered on August 28, 1963 during the March on Washington. However, like many of […]

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  It was only a matter of time. Some of us are still in a state of shock but many of us expected something like this to happen sooner or later. With all the hateful rhetoric that is being spewed via television networks, radio shows, protests and marches, the gruesome shooting in Tucson, Arizona sends […]

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According to its founder, Dr. Maulana Karenga, Kwanzaa is an African American and Pan-African holiday which celebrates family, community and culture. Dr. Karenga started Kwanzaa in the midst of the Black Liberation Movement in 1960s. It has since been celebrated every year from December 26 – January 1. The name Kwanzaa is said to be […]

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Chief Metacomet (Note: This is an article by Alan Muhammad of the Nation of Islam) One of the most cherished American holidays is Thanksgiving, a day that Abraham Lincoln officially declared in 1863, in praise of ‘our beneficent Father who dwelleth in the Heavens.’ In the early 1900s, Gimbels and Macys saw dollar signs and […]

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Don’t trip out on the title, forget Pablo Escobar, Nicky Barnes and Frank Lucas, the drug game of the 1960’s, 70’s, 80’s and 90’s are long gone and the new drug pusher is your local Physician. Today’s drug dealers no longer hang out in school yards and back allies, they’re in our hospitals and clinics.  […]

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  I am honestly trying to wrap my mind around why bullying leading to suicides has become the “in thing” since children have been bullying one another for decades.                                   Unemotionally and humbly I can’t help but ask is […]

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STOP THE VIOLENCE: The list of the most dangerous neighborhoods in America for 2010 dropped today and we are not surprised that Chicago took the not so coveted spot.  Using exclusive data developed by Dr. Andrew Schiller’s team at neighborhoodscout.com and based on FBI data from all 17,000 local law enforcement agencies the top 25 […]