Tagged black america


Korean Pop Culture’s History of Appropriating Black Culture

The diaspora of Hiphop moved rapidly from its birthplace of the Bronx, through the alleys of each borough, into every marsh of the boondocks, and soon enough, to all corners of the globe. There was no way for DJ Kool Herc to know that what he had spawned would quickly become the voice and religion of his generation, and generations to come. But more…


An Open Letter to Geraldo, Bill O’Reilly, Morning Joe, and Those who Blame Hiphop

To Geraldo Rivera, Bill O’Reilly, Joe Scarborough, and anybody else who blames Hiphop for America’s ills: Where are your pitchforks aimed at Ryan Giroux‘s iPod? Where are the panels discussing Adam Lanza‘s affinity for khakis and how they fit the profile of a mass murderer? I have yet to see James Holmes‘ record collection brought in as…

The Rev. Al Sharpton-  Washington, DC

Watch: Dear Al Sharpton

Al Sharpton is probably one of the most recognizable Civil Rights leaders due to his work leading marches, protests and initiatives over the last few decades on issues of racial injustice. We respect it and appreciate the efforts of anyone fighting for justice, but it’s time to recognize that over the last year we’ve seen…

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