Mississippi Murder on our collective conscious...
“This day in history… Emmett Till was murdered in Mississippi after reportedly flirting with a white woman.” youtu.be/ONJ9CUj6h-w -@gregpalmer Retweeted by shebell47 and 5 others
As a woman of African and Caribbean descent, I am fully aware of my strength,...– Chevon Drew
My coworker telling me about the brown-bag” beer he’s taking FROM the COMPANY fridge.. To DRINK ON HIS WAY HOME. #startupLife
Donald Robinson Cole Shouted when he saw me in the street today. He is the man who directed Neek The Exotic and Large Professor’s video- “Guess Who.” He was coming from A Brittany Campbell show. She’s at YouTube.com/brittanyALX It’s pop music I think. Anyway she handed me her music. I’m going to listen to it soon. I’m not done with the Cormega albums on my plate yet.
Chase your dreams, not the competition.– Lord Finesse
Treasure & Bond, Nordstrom's NYC charitable...
Called Treasure & Bond, the new store will open Friday in SoHo and will be less than a tenth the size of a typical Nordstrom department store. In fact, it is a big experiment that will not even contribute to Nordstrom’s bottom line, as the profits have been committed to charity. That may seem odd for a public company, but retail analysts said it was sensible for the Seattle-based chain, which...
A Cruise Company’s School for Haiti [Slideshow]
Royal Caribbean Cruises has started a school in Haiti, after the company received harsh criticism for docking pleasure ships at a Haitian resort just six days after the 2010 earthquake. Read more and view photos from NYTimes »
Russell Simmons and the Art of Giving
RUSSELL SIMMONS sat cross-legged, yogi style, in his wood-shingled portico, watching as the first guests strutted for the cameras. He was a lone beacon of Zen, as some 700 partygoers swarmed his estate in East Hampton, N.Y., last Saturday for the annual Art of Life Benefit. “Summer has been going by so quickly,” Mr. Simmons said. “But it’s been good — I’ve had a lot of time with the kids. We spent...
The TSA wants to pat-down your Afro
With Hair Pat-Downs, Complaints of Racial Bias On June 30, a young African-American woman, Laura Adiele, said that a screener at the Seattle-Tacoma airport insisted on patting down her hair, which was also natural and curly, even though the body scan had not set off an alarm. Ms. Adiele said in various interviews that she thought the search had been racially motivated. Click the NYTimes link...
Black student w/highest GPA has to have a White...
yourproblems chewy davis Black HS student w/ highest GPA has to have a White “co-valedictorian” to avoid “mess”? http://t.co/qm6jsUF via @colorofchange
Rapper Sued by Waffle House Over the Track,...
digitalmusicnws Hilarious/Sad: Rapper Sued by Waffle House Over the Track, “Waffle House”…: If a rapper made a song in honor of…Click here for full story http://bit.ly/ocjAv7
Jelly NYC's Free Concerts Move to East...
WNYC WNYC Radio Click the link below for more info http://wny.cc/pBaBtj
Indie Label vs. Major Label-How to Decide
artistshouse Artists House Music http://ow.ly/5Tlxs - Industry legend Lenny Waronker on Indie Label vs. Major Label-How to Decide
Imagine a BBQ in Brooklyn with @PLargePro...
REDEFrecords Redefinition Records Imagine a BBQ in Brooklyn with Large Pro, Lord Finesse and @DJKDEF DJing. Labor Day in Brooklyn. More info / flyer when confirmed.
Free Outdoor Screening of CROOKLYN w/ @SpikeLee on...
SpikeLee Spike Lee FOLKS, Thursday Night,8/18 there will be a Special FREE Outdoor Screening of CROOKLYN at The Brooklyn Bridge Park at SUNDOWN.I WILL BE THEREhttp://twitter.com/#!/SpikeLee/status/102332525229244416
Miss, I’m going to step to the side and wait ‘til you’re...– Surprisingly honest (and too kind) man at the chai tea shop this morning.