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"Tha Carter V" & The Resilient Love of Single Mothers

In November 1999, I was a scrawny 12-year-old, riding my bike in the Seattle…


Album Review: Drogas Wave by Lupe Fiasco

Depending on his mood and label situation, Lupe Fiasco’s music has been either…


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Do it For the Diaspora?: The Moral Question Behind Black Panther

Once wunderkind writer and director Ryan Coogler and the stellar cast of "Black…


Seeing the Blackness of the Bible

“You don’t wish you were white, do you?,” my Uncle Harold asked. I was seven…