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Is This the New Black?

Guinness is  redefining the way we see Africans with it’s new Made of  Black Campaign.  They’ve enlisted artist from across the continent to contribute to this extended campaign.  Take a look and let us know what you think–is this a new black? Check it out and hit up the comments!  

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Yup, They Made That

Progress But Not Perfection

At this year’s VMA Awards Beyonce was determined to not be out twerked by the pretenders to the throne Minaj and Cyrus.  She thrilled audiences with a spangle sparkly-pole-shimmying extravaganza featuring her greatest hits–as opposed to Solange’s greatest hits which took place in an elevator. In the middle of it all, Beyonce decided her brand […]

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After The Tear Gas, Before The Next Victim

It’s been 22 days since Michael Brown was shot by officer Darren Wilson and left to lie in the street like a dog.  For the first time in three weeks, the story of the shooting, the protests that followed it and the insane military police response is slipping down the news cast and out of the […]

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Tweets From Hell

Danger: Falling Tweets

Careful what you tweet about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.  Some reporters, like the Danish reporter Allan Sorensen, are going down for tweeting what they are seeing on the ground. Sorensen was moved to cover Moscow shortly after this tweet.  Tweets do nothing better than convey the present, so keep tweeting from both sides and let the […]

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Potential Over Pity

If you think that Africa is a wild land of pirates and tyrants, take a look at this: Mama Hope’s motto is,”Stop the Pity. Unlock the Potential”–we couldn’t have said it better.  Consider yourself schooled!

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