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.

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

To Be A Black American In 2016…

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In 2016, Blackness is loved and hated; envied and despised; iconic and criminal; embraced and feared all at the same time. It is marked by hopefulness, sadness, brilliance, anxiety, rage and joy. It is the sauce and the lemonade.