October 26, 2018

"I say f*ck the police, that's how I treat 'em. We buy our way out of jail, but we can't buy freedom".

The College Dropout was the first album I ever listened to all the way through. It was more than my formal introduction to hip-hop, I couldn’t fully explain it then but Kanye was also my introduction to social justice well before I even understood what it was. His words resonated with me on a spiritual level - speaking to a Bl...

February 20, 2018

First of all if you haven't seen it yet, go see Black Panther. If you've seen it already, go see it again. This is a deeply thoughtful and lovingly crafted film that's meaningful for Marvel, black communities, and society as a whole. It's an all around strong movie that satisfied both the black man and comic book fan in me. My expectations were high and I say with confidence that they were exceeded. 

Secondly, SPOILER ALERT. If...

November 26, 2017

With LiAngelo Ball (the middle ball brother and Lonzo's immediate younger sibling) having put his basketball career in serious jeopardy, it made me go back to a question we all had about the youngest Ball brother and his budding career, both as a player on the court and a pitchman off of it. 

Could LaMelo Ball’s signature shoe affect his NCAA Eligibility?

I’m sure by now you’ve all heard the news: LaMelo Ball, a high school soph...

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