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Kendrick Lamar – To Pimp A Butterfly

Amongst the 2015 list of unexpected rap releases, « To Pimp a Butterfly » was the biggest surprise. We knew that Kendrick was working on his second album but we didn’t have much information about it. 300 more words

MUSIC

Thugs? Really? - Questionable Media Coverage After the Death of Freddie Gray

On May 21, 2015 Marilyn Mosby, State’s Attorney for Baltimore City, announced that a grand jury indicted the 6 officers responsible for the death of Freddie Gray, an unarmed 25 year old Baltimore resident. 706 more words

Social Issues

The Thrill Will Never Be Gone

           On last Thursday, our culture and the world lost a giant of a man when the great bluesman B.B. King passed on to the next world, where I am sure he is gearing up to entertain as he did here. 668 more words

Black History

The Tyranny of Diversity

Culture, by its very nature, discriminates. It sets a people who give it a life apart from those not embraced by it. A culture, like… 1,006 more words

Baltimore Mom Regrets Rioting Son Turning Himself In

Originally Published on uptownmagazine.com:  http://uptownmagazine.com/2015/05/baltimore-mom-regrets-rioting-son-turning/

May 1, 2015

At least 100 Baltimore rioters have been arrested after chaos broke out earlier this week over the death of… 364 more words

Black Culture

How Did Freddie Gray Die?

Originally Published on uptownmagazine.com:  http://uptownmagazine.com/2015/05/medical-examiner-says-freddie-gray-died-slamming-van/

May 1, 2015

The police and a medical examiner have released information claiming that Freddie Gray‘s injuries were sustained by falling head-first into the door of the van he was riding in, after police arrested him and placed him inside the vehicle. 528 more words

Black Culture

Lil’ Kim’s Ex Found Guilty of Ordering the Murder of Six People

Originally Published on uptownmagazine.com:  http://uptownmagazine.com/2015/05/lil-kims-ex-damion-world-hardy-found-guilty-of-ordering-the-murder-of-six-people/

May 1, 2015

The boss of a Brooklyn drug gang who used to date rapper Lil’ Kim has been found guilty of ordering the murders of six people. 235 more words

Black Culture