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Geraldo Rivera Responds to Kendrick Lamar's 'Damn,' Says Rap Is Damaging Young People

One of the most-talked about moments from Kendrick Lamar’s new album <i>Damn</i> was when he called out Fox News and Geraldo Rivera on “Yah”: “Fox News wanna …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Ex-Soviet Leader Mikhail Gorbachev: 'World Is Preparing for War'

Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev warned Friday that "it all looks as if the world is preparing for war."<p>Gorbachev, who was head of the socialist state when it dissolved in 1991, wrote the comments in an opinion piece for Time magazine.<p>"More troops, tanks and armored personnel carriers are …

Russia

'By Blood': Film On The Civil Rights Battle Of Black Native Americans

<b>*</b>As <b>Black Lives Matter</b> stands in solidarity with American Indian protesters at Standing Rock, a new film on the civil rights battle of Black Native …

Harry Edwards: Kaepernick “a man suddenly becoming aware his house is on fire”

Getty Images<p>One of the people Colin Kaepernick talked to before (and after) his decision to sit through the national anthem was noted sociologist and …

San Francisco

Divided cities: South Africa's apartheid legacy photographed by drone

Johnny Miller used a drone to take aerial photographs of the gulf in living conditions for the poor and the wealthy in South Africa. ‘During apartheid, segregation of urban spaces was instituted as policy,’ he says. ‘Roads, rivers, buffer zones of empty land and other barriers were constructed to …

South Africa

America's slums are exploding

The number of people living in high-poverty areas—defined as census tracts where 40 percent or more of families have income levels below the federal poverty threshold—nearly doubled between 2000 and 2013, to 13.8 million from 7.2 million, according to a new analysis of census data by Paul …

Income Inequality

The Black-Eyed Peas Return to Hip-Hop Roots With "Yesterday"

Will.i.am, apl.de.ap and Taboo turn back the clock.<p>After all but abandoning their hip-hop roots in the early part of the millennium, Los Angeles-born group The Black Eyed Peas have revisited their early influences and sound with a new release title “Yesterday.” A celebration of the genre’s iconic …

Just Because Tyrese’s ‘Black Rose’ Is No. 1 Doesn’t Mean the Music Industry Isn’t Still Racist

I take no pleasure in writing the following: I completely agree with Tyrese about something. Something totally unrelated to what Tyrese is usually …

Sam Smith

Egypt Is On The Edge Of Full Blown Civil War

<i>In the last few days there were dozens of separate attacks in Egypt from the Sinai up to Cairo. Probably more than 60 people died while the Egyptian</i> …

War

As Violence Spikes in Some Cities, Is 'Ferguson Effect' to Blame?

Last month, authorities in Dallas noticed an uptick in violence that threatened to spoil the city's decade-long drop in crime.<p>Police Chief David Brown, an architect of the historic decline, responded by redeploying more officers into high-crime areas, noting that there was still plenty of time to …

Justice

The remains of a 200,000 year old advanced civilization found in Africa

The incredible discovery was made in South Africa, around 150 km west of port Maputo. There, we find the remains of a huge metropolis that measures, …

Facebook manipulated 690,000 users’ News Feeds to run a psychology experiment

Facebook is more than just a social network, it is also officially an online science laboratory. The company has revealed in a research paper that it carried out a week-long experiment that affected nearly 700,000 users to test the effects of transferring emotion online.<p>The News Feeds belonging to …

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Surprise: Nicki Minaj Is Releasing Two Singles This Week

Hip-Hop<p>The ultimate source for all the latest hip-hop music news updates and everything hip-hop culture.<p>Music<p>Your daily report on the latest music …

Young Dro “Notorious D.R.O.” - XXL

Young Dro pays homage to the late great Notorious B.I.G. on the 17th anniversary of the Brooklyn bar layer's death with the new track, "Notorious …

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Liv Warfield Performs Soul Lifted On The Arsenio Hall Show

With age comes wisdom… We gain this wisdom from learning from our life experiences, failures and success. With the wisdom gained we aim to make …

Kindred The Family Soul Announces New Album

Fans of the First Couple of Neo Soul, husband & wife team, <b>Kindred The Family Soul,</b> will be elated to hear that a new album is on the horizon. The new …

Damani Nkosi – Now That’s Love ft. Musiq Soulchild, Robert Glasper

New law will allow marriage of nine-year-old girls in Iraq

March 9, 2014 by Michael Stone<p>A new law recently approved by the Iraqi cabinet would permit the marriage of nine-year-old girls.<p>Based on Shiite …

Right Wing 'Journalist' Angry that '12 Years a Slave' Doesn't Depict Happy Slaves

You’d think that the subject of slavery would be off limits for the partisan rhetoric of conservatives. Well, you have no idea.<p>Yes, there are a few …

Why is China so afraid of the Dalai Lama?

The Dalai Lama is just a frail old monk, right?<p>Tomorrow is National Uprising Day in Tibet, an unofficial commemoration of the 1959 rebellion against Chinese soldiers who invaded the territory ten years earlier. 55 years after that rebellion, resistance to Chinese rule is still going strong. Last …

Hinduism

Two High Schools in New York Are Accusing Each Other of Racism over a Basketball Game

Rival high schools in New York State are beefing after a tightly contested playoff basketball game saw fights break out in the stands, racist tweets sent to players, students suspended, and school superintendents exchanging tersely worded public...<p><i>Welcome to another edition of This Week in Racism.</i> …

High School

The Unbearable Neurosis of the Modern Eater

If we are what we eat, how are we supposed to justify our food choices in the digital age, where we're exposed to an overload of information about GMOs, unethical farming, and every food issue under the sun?<p><i>Photo via Flickr user Mareike</i><p>In Los Angeles last fall, I was visiting a friend for dinner. …

Woody Allen

They’re Only ‘Illegals’ if They’re Brown

American conservatives cheer the deportation of people fleeing poverty and violence, but when a family of German Christians came to the US because they refused to send their kids to school, the right rediscovered compassion.<p><i>The Romeike family goes on the Glenn Beck show, which is not normally an</i> …

Immigration

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