Monday, August 18th, 2008

Scenes From An Uprising? Part 1

On Saturday at the Rock The Bells festival in the Bay Area, 20,000 middle fingers were raised against Fox News. “They are the past. We are the future,” Nas shouted from center stage, before dropping the beat from “Black President”. “We can change the world.” Hip-hop gatherings seem lately to have been taking on the […]

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Friday, August 1st, 2008

Luda Could Use Some Education

The hum on the opening day at the National Hip-Hop Political Convention was that Ludacris had played himself. Badly. Green Party vice presidential candidate Rosa Clemente put it best, “I have no love for Hillary’s politics and what it’s done to our folks, but I could feel her going through all the stuff she’s had […]

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Thursday, July 17th, 2008

National Hip-Hop Political Convention Opens In 2 Weeks

Like most of the others, this one’s xposted to… Since the first National Hip-Hop Political Convention was held in Newark New Jersey in the summer of 2004, young voters have come to the polls in big turnouts, driven by a landmark surge of young voters of color. This surprised many long-time political observers, but […]

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Wednesday, July 16th, 2008

Why The Papers Are Getting The Race Polls Wrong

So many race polls, so little insight. Today’s sober NY Times poll on the presidential election and race relations comes to the very same conclusions that the wacky Washington Post poll—which turned into a game of “White People: So You Think You’re Not Racist?”—found last month: Blacks really love Obama and whites kinda like McCain. […]

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Wednesday, July 2nd, 2008

Actually Don’t Read My Posts

Just read Humanity Critic. Man! I should just quit.

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Wednesday, June 11th, 2008

Idle Hands :: Why The Candidates Must Focus On America’s Youth

This summer could be the worst ever for teens looking for work, according to experts. Less than one in three youths may find summer jobs. In recent years, the youth jobless rate has soared to record highs. In cities like Chicago, three in four teens, including seven in eight Black teens, did not work in […]

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