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Old School Video of The Week: Boogie Down Productions – “The Bridge is Over”

The year was 1987 when Boogie Down Productions, came out with one of the most important and historic diss records in hip-hop with “The Bridge is Over”. I remember being a 7th grader in Junior High School 113 and coming back to school and all we would talk about is how Boogie Down Productions came […]

Brian Encinia

Where is the Character Assassination Against Texas Trooper Brian Encinia?

OPINION – We now know that during the traffic stop of Sandra Bland, led to her arrest, and resulted in her death. What was the cause of Bland’s death is still up for heavy debate, whether it was suicide or murder. Even if Bland committed suicide it still does not let the arresting officer, Brian […]

Another Bad Creation

Old School Video of The Week: Another Bad Creation – “Iesha”

  The year was 1990 when Another Bad Creation known as ABC for short, released the track, “Iesha”. These cute little boys had the summer on lock with their fun and kiddy style, which was crafted by New Edition member Michael Bivens. This also was a time where Motown Records were still in the game, […]

Serena-Williams

From Compton To London, Serena Williams Slays

OPINION – Another grand slam title has been rewarded to Serena Williams and not only was that win in Wimbledon places Williams in discussion for greatest athlete ever, the victory broke the internet. Williams defeated promising Spaniard Garbine Muguruza 6-4 6-4 in southwest London to complete the “Serena Slam” — winning four straight majors — […]

Salvator and Joseph Cassano

Would You Trust This Racist FDNY EMT To Save Your Life?

OPINION – Being white sure reaps a lot of benefits. Take Joseph Cassano, 26, for example, who is the father of former FDNY Commissioner Salvatore Cassano. Salavatore’s son at the time went on a racist tirade and was an EMT at the time, who was fired several months ago after he released a series of […]

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Old School Video of The Week: The Jacksons – “Blame It On The Boogie”

The year was 1978 when the Jacksons released “Blame It On The Boogie”, off of their album Destiny. The video would be one of the first that featured the Jacksons, “Enjoy Yourself” would be the first. The video would jump start Michael Jackson’s innovated technique on how songs will coincide with music videos. Today is […]

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Episode 31: The Charleston, S.C. Massacre & Black Appropriation Episode

  In this episode Debbie and Chris with guest host John discussed the Charleston Massacre. They also touch on Black appropriation with the news concerning Rachel Dolezal. The topic of the confederate flag and this weeks NBA draft. -Ms Scripter Just blogging for the masses, ya dig?

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If Dylann Storm Roof Was Black, Police Would Have Killed Him

  OPINION- Another mass shooting in the United States, and this time the targets were Black people in a Black church. Something of this nature hasn’t occurred in a Black church since the bombing by white supremacists of four little Black girls in Birmingham in 1963. I wasn’t even born yet and now let’s fast […]

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The Top 5 Reasons Why I Shredded Your Resume

I have written posts about resumes and how one should conduct themselves in interviews countless times. I have reviewed resumes for nearly two decades and have conducted job interviews for that same length of time. With that being said, I am dishearted at the fact that many people just don’t know what a resume should […]

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Old School Video of The Week: Queen Latifah – “Just Another Day”

“Stomach ache, head to Steak-N-Take for a bean pie. Get a Final Call from the brother in the bow tie.  I’m where little kids, dream, and fiend for fun Lots of laughter, moms, no pops playing with her son I passed by a girl’s wake, they say she died at seven Hit by a stray, but […]

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The Top 5 Reasons Why I Shredded Your Resume

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I have written posts about resumes and how one should conduct themselves in interviews countless times. I have reviewed resumes for nearly two decades and have conducted job interviews for that same length of time. With that being said, I am dishearted at the fact that many people just don’t know what a resume should […]

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Members of the congressional black caucus address a gathering at the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala., Friday, Sept. 13, 2013.  More than a dozen members of the congressional black caucus are visiting Birmingham for the 50th anniversary of the church bombing that killed four black girls.  Relatives of all four girls who died in the Ku Klux Klan bombing are expected to attend. They will receive bronze replicas of the Congressional Gold Medal presented earlier this week in Washington. Fourteen-year-olds Addie Mae Collins, Carole Robertson and Cynthia Wesley died in the bombing with 11-year-old Denise McNair. Cynthia Wesley also was known as Cynthia Morris.  (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

What Does The Black Church Do, With All That Money?

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OPINION – The Black Church is a big business, whether one likes to admit it or not. The Black Church alone has accumulated well over 400 billion dollars in the past 30 years. I came across an article dated back to May of 2013, concerning this staggering number. I can imagine that number has been […]

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The Problem is You—Not Someone Else

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When one allows his or her challenges, problems and circumstances to overtake him or her, the resolution lies in the mirror. You are the problem. Stop running around trying to make it seem like the problem is someone else. Even when you do underhanded stuff to attempt to make the real problem seem like it’s […]

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I Wish Fight Videos & Disturbing Pictures Are Banned From Social Media

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OPINION- When I joined social media it was a direct link to staying in touch with family, friends, associates, former co-workers, and enhance networking opportunities. As the years went by, my social media feeds no longer just stayed with the cute pictures and videos of one’s baby taking their first step, graduating pre-school, high school, […]

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How To Know If You’re Wasting Time On The Wrong Man

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“Is this really a relationship I should stay in?” I get this question several times a week from women who are feeling a sense of turmoil in their current relationship. If you are a woman who has come to a crossroads in your relationship and are trying to determine whether or not you are with […]

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From Compton To London, Serena Williams Slays

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OPINION – Another grand slam title has been rewarded to Serena Williams and not only was that win in Wimbledon places Williams in discussion for greatest athlete ever, the victory broke the internet. Williams defeated promising Spaniard Garbine Muguruza 6-4 6-4 in southwest London to complete the “Serena Slam” — winning four straight majors — […]

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Stuart Scott: July 19, 1965-Jan 4, 2015

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“You beat cancer by how you live, why you live, and in the manner in which you live.”-Stuart Scott I remember when I used to work normal hours in the 90’s how I would begin my morning ritual. After I was done showering, making breakfast, I will then turn on the T.V. bypass the news […]

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Where is the Character Assassination Against Texas Trooper Brian Encinia?

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OPINION – We now know that during the traffic stop of Sandra Bland, led to her arrest, and resulted in her death. What was the cause of Bland’s death is still up for heavy debate, whether it was suicide or murder. Even if Bland committed suicide it still does not let the arresting officer, Brian […]

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Would You Trust This Racist FDNY EMT To Save Your Life?

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OPINION – Being white sure reaps a lot of benefits. Take Joseph Cassano, 26, for example, who is the father of former FDNY Commissioner Salvatore Cassano. Salavatore’s son at the time went on a racist tirade and was an EMT at the time, who was fired several months ago after he released a series of […]

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Old School Video of The Week: Boogie Down Productions – “The Bridge is Over”

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The year was 1987 when Boogie Down Productions, came out with one of the most important and historic diss records in hip-hop with “The Bridge is Over”. I remember being a 7th grader in Junior High School 113 and coming back to school and all we would talk about is how Boogie Down Productions came […]

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Old School Video of The Week: Another Bad Creation – “Iesha”

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  The year was 1990 when Another Bad Creation known as ABC for short, released the track, “Iesha”. These cute little boys had the summer on lock with their fun and kiddy style, which was crafted by New Edition member Michael Bivens. This also was a time where Motown Records were still in the game, […]

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Serena-Williams

From Compton To London, Serena Williams Slays

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OPINION – Another grand slam title has been rewarded to Serena Williams and not only was that win in Wimbledon places Williams in discussion for greatest athlete ever, the victory broke the internet. Williams defeated promising Spaniard Garbine Muguruza 6-4 6-4 in southwest London to complete the “Serena Slam” — winning four straight majors — […]

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