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Wednesday Links: Rihanna, You Tube, Bevel

Easter was lovely. Spring is here and now in Atlanta is jumped to summer. I am so not ready for 80 degree weather. Anyway, enjoy the links below. 64 more words

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Monday Links: Black Women Rule

I volunteered at STEM fair for kids this past weekend, and I met some amazing teachers and kids.

Listen to this podcast, Friends Like Us… 47 more words

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Selma: 50 Years Was Not That Long Ago

Sunday, I got up super early to board a bus at the King Center in Atlanta to go to Selma. My mom and I traveled to Alabama to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Selma marches. 180 more words

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America: First Observations

In San Francisco International and connecting to Boston. White people everywhere, talking about bullshit. Talking about juicing and the fluctuation of the euro. First time in 11 months I can understand everything I hear. 287 more words

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Pay what you owe: How Nike profits from African-American cool

On January 19th, as part of its decade-long tradition of honoring Black History Month, Nike dropped this year’s line of commemorative sneakers. The 12 new shoe designs feature special black and white colorways of shoes endorsed by some of the company’s highest profile spokesmen, including LeBron James, Kevin Durant and Kobe Bryant. 713 more words

Nichelle Stephens reblogged this on CoolBlkPpl and commented:

[The new shoes] also symbolize how the company has leveraged what’s arguably become its most profitable asset: African-American cool. But not everyone is impressed…or honored.