The Perfect Peace of All Eyez On Me

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Tupac Amaru Shakur remains one of the world’s most recognizable figures over 20 years after his murder. On the 46th anniversary of his birth, his story has finally come to the big screen. These are my reflections.

Keep Ya Head Up: Tupac, Mental Health, and Hip Hop

2Pac introspective

“You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden.” ~The Holy Bible Matthew 5:14

Ebomaphobia is as Deadly as Ever

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“We have to change how we see each other, and we cannot do that until we say what it is. Which is racism, and fear of Black men specifically, drives these shootings.” Aisha Tyler of The Real discussing Terrence Crutcher’s murder

A Rap Music Day Tribute

Tupac Shakur

“May 3rd is Rap Music Day. Hiphoppas are encouraged to dedicate their time and talent to self-development and for service to their communities.”
~Hip Hop Declaration of Peace Ninth Principle

Dr. Maya Angelou: A Lesson in Love, Liberation, and Living without Limits

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“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.”
~Maya Angelou