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Nicki Minaj & Her Assistance in Destroying Positive Black Women Imagery

  OPINION – The MTV Video Music Awards has changed dramatically over the years, and it’s not for the good. It’s produced to me as if the artists are wrestling stars with plots. I couldn’t watch all of it, the show put me to sleep, and it’s typical how I’ve been feeling as of late, […]

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An Order of Protection Is Not Enough, Women Obtain Your Gun Permits

OPINION – Once again, I read cases where an ex-boyfriend, or ex-husband enter the property, where their wife, ex-wife, former girlfriend resides and kills the woman in a violent domestic violence occurrence. In some cases, whoever else is in the home becomes a victim, as well. It was just a few weeks ago, where Valerie […]

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Da Brat feat. T-Boz – “Ghetto Love”

  The year was 1997 when Da Brat released the single, “Ghetto Love” featuring T-Boz. The single was off of Da Brat’s Anuthatantrum and debuted at #16 on the Billboard charts and was the 2nd highest of Da Brat’s career. T-Boz provides her signature raspy singing voice to the hook, to coincide with the Da Brat’s […]

Sean Price

Rappers Are Dying Young: Time To Focus On Preventive Healthcare

OPINION- Another rapper has died who did not reach the age of 50. Sean Price, who I loved, from the rap duo Helter Skelter passed away in his sleep, recently. Rappers dying at a young age has been a reoccurring theme in the hip-hop community for quite some time, but it’s a cause for alarm. I […]

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Bombarded with Relationship Advice…

Sometimes you can simply get too much relationship advice. Too much relationship advice can cause you to lack the will to solve your own relationship problems. Now, there’s nothing wrong with listening to the advice of others about your relationship problems, but don’t listen to too many voices. When you listen to too many voices […]

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Episode 32: The Deadly Police Traffic Stop Episode

In this episode, Debbie and Chris discussed the recent police traffic stops that resulted in death. From Sandra Bland, and Sam DuBose. They also touched on the Drake and the Meek Mills beef, among other hot topics. Songs used for this episode: N.W.A. – “Fu*k The Police” -Ms Scripter Just blogging for the masses, ya […]

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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 […]

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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 — […]

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Rappers Are Dying Young: Time To Focus On Preventive Healthcare

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OPINION- Another rapper has died who did not reach the age of 50. Sean Price, who I loved, from the rap duo Helter Skelter passed away in his sleep, recently. Rappers dying at a young age has been a reoccurring theme in the hip-hop community for quite some time, but it’s a cause for alarm. I […]

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Bombarded with Relationship Advice…

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Sometimes you can simply get too much relationship advice. Too much relationship advice can cause you to lack the will to solve your own relationship problems. Now, there’s nothing wrong with listening to the advice of others about your relationship problems, but don’t listen to too many voices. When you listen to too many voices […]

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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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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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Stewart Scott

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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An Order of Protection Is Not Enough, Women Obtain Your Gun Permits

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OPINION – Once again, I read cases where an ex-boyfriend, or ex-husband enter the property, where their wife, ex-wife, former girlfriend resides and kills the woman in a violent domestic violence occurrence. In some cases, whoever else is in the home becomes a victim, as well. It was just a few weeks ago, where Valerie […]

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Brian Encinia

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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Nicki Minaj & Her Assistance in Destroying Positive Black Women Imagery

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  OPINION – The MTV Video Music Awards has changed dramatically over the years, and it’s not for the good. It’s produced to me as if the artists are wrestling stars with plots. I couldn’t watch all of it, the show put me to sleep, and it’s typical how I’ve been feeling as of late, […]

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Da Brat Ghetto Love

Da Brat feat. T-Boz – “Ghetto Love”

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  The year was 1997 when Da Brat released the single, “Ghetto Love” featuring T-Boz. The single was off of Da Brat’s Anuthatantrum and debuted at #16 on the Billboard charts and was the 2nd highest of Da Brat’s career. T-Boz provides her signature raspy singing voice to the hook, to coincide with the Da Brat’s […]

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Sean Price

Rappers Are Dying Young: Time To Focus On Preventive Healthcare

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OPINION- Another rapper has died who did not reach the age of 50. Sean Price, who I loved, from the rap duo Helter Skelter passed away in his sleep, recently. Rappers dying at a young age has been a reoccurring theme in the hip-hop community for quite some time, but it’s a cause for alarm. I […]

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