Guest Post: A One-sided Discussion Regarding the Privilege of Male Performers in the Music Industry: starring Justin Bieber and R. Kelly
CAPITALISM / COMMENTARY / CULTURE / FEMINISM / MASS MEDIA / MUSIC

Guest Post: A One-sided Discussion Regarding the Privilege of Male Performers in the Music Industry: starring Justin Bieber and R. Kelly

By Michele Pierini Tommy Fischer, 19, finished high school last year by taking classes electronically over the Internet. Born to a single teen mother, Fischer has no plans for further education due to disinterest. He has had several legal troubles including traffic violations, alleged underage drinking, and even seizure of his pet monkey. Recently while … Continue reading

Why Do People of Color Get Accused of ‘Looting’, While White Folks Simply ‘Borrow’
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Why Do People of Color Get Accused of ‘Looting’, While White Folks Simply ‘Borrow’

…… during times of severe national crisis? (trigger warning: photos of natural disaster) Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans, 2005 “We looted a store because we had no food and we had to do something,” Wood told AFP outside their French Quarter hotel while waiting for a ride to nearby Baton Rouge.” “Post-Katrina Looters: The Hungry, The … Continue reading

Akala- the UK’s Anti-Colonialist Shakespearean Rapper
CAPITALISM / CULTURE / FILM / SOCIAL JUSTICE

Akala- the UK’s Anti-Colonialist Shakespearean Rapper

Akala, UK’s top underground rapper and political activist, freestyles over a ridiculous grime beat assuming the role of “Pompous Peterson”. Can we trade him for Chris Brown here in the States? Check out his recommended Black British History Month reading list : CHEIKH ANTA DIOP The African Origin Or Civilization Myth Or Reality? Civilization Or … Continue reading