Archive for June, 2007

Finding Love in the Big City I

By at 22 June, 2007, 11:37 am

So in a city of 8 million possible love connections (well maybe 4 million as that eliminates women and children) I am starting to wonder if I’m just too picky to find love. So what does love look like – that last embrace or googly-eye thing as your subway pulls off or grasping your partner’s […]

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Living in the Hood: Safe Sex

By at 15 June, 2007, 9:30 am

Living in the hood, you’ll find many things which shouldn’t be found in respectable living places. I’m not sure what respectable living entirely consists of however, after living with white folks for three years out of my life some things I see in the hood, throughout my building, and outside for that matter, I know […]

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2012 Olympics – HIP HOP Does It Again

By at 11 June, 2007, 2:00 pm

With Hip Hop under attack for misogynistic lyrics and content, artists that seem to be “faking the funk” and a seemly lost generation of kids whose apathy only matches the amount of platinum teeth they have in their grillz or their success equaling how many BM’s or BD’s (Baby’s Mommas/Daddies) you got, the one thing […]

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Observation: Stereotypes Revealed

By at 9 June, 2007, 5:00 am

Stereotypes… If you grew up in the hood, you couldn’t possibly have a high school diploma or degree. Because your name is Tyrone Biggums, you automatically sell drugs and have 4 baby mommas. Every female with a short skirt and big earrings is a hoe. Everyone who lives in the projects is poor. All black […]

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The “N” Word

By at 2 June, 2007, 7:15 am

I have different views on the “N” word. No, I am not referring to the word “Nigga.” I’m speaking of the word “NIGGER.” When I hear the word spoken from the mouth of a Caucasian male or female I can sort of understand the way my ancestors felt having to endure being discriminated against because […]

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