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368 Added | 1 Magazine | 734 Likes | 819 Following | 439 Followers | @SDHughes2015 | Spyder D, (born Sidney Duane Hughes), inspired by DJ Frankie Crocker on NY radio, became a pioneering Hip Hop producer/artist. www.spyderd.com

A white mob wiped this all-black Florida town off the map. 60 years later their story was finally told

Even by the standards of the 1920s South, the chain of events in Rosewood were unfathomable<p>Nine-year-old Minnie Lee Langley was outside with her …

Crime

Martin Luther King's last 31 hours: the story of his final prophetic speech

On the eve of his assassination, King delivered an improvised masterpiece, ‘I’ve been to the Mountaintop’. In it, the civil rights leader foresaw his own death.<p><b>While the man who</b> would assassinate him the next day was holed up in the New Rebel motel, hundreds of people were filtering into Mason …

Black History

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Comes Clean On His Feud With ‘Fast And Furious’ Co-Star Vin Diesel

Vin Diesel and Dwayne Johnson’s feud is as messy as it is entertaining. It began with The Rock calling certain <i>The Fate of the Furious</i> co-stars “candy asses.” As we later learned, he was referring to Diesel, and from there, Tyrese got involved, and there were Instagram slights, and The Rock …

Movies

Marvel Cinematic Universe chronological viewing order and movie timeline so far

With Avengers: Infinity War hitting cinemas in April the Marvel Cinematic Universe is finally reaching the point it's been building to since Iron Man …

Marvel Universe

How to Get Paid to Learn How to Become a Better Writer

What if I told you people would <i>pay you</i> to become a better writer?What if I also told you people would pay you higher amounts to <i>keep learning</i> how to …

Writing

Waze vs. Google Maps: Which map app should you be using?

Time may be on the side of the Rolling Stones but for the rest of us, maximizing the number of hours in a day has turned into a daily struggle. Mere …

Maps

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The First Reactions to Black Panther Sound Like Marvel Has Crowned a New King

Marvel Studios’ <i>Black Panther</i> had its world premiere in Monday night along with several press screenings in New York and Los Angeles. Soon after, …

The opposite of a narcissist is an 'empath' — here are the signs you could be one

Empathy is the ability to understand the way someone else is feeling. Most people who do not have antisocial or narcissistic personality disorders feel empathy on some level.<p>But some people are more empathetic than others, and those very high up on the scale are known as empaths.<p>"An empath is an …

Narcissism

30 free macOS apps every Mac user should have

Powerful Mac apps that won't break the bankThere’s something of a misconception when it comes to the Mac. While powerful tools like Photoshop or …

Apps

Apple faces lawsuits over its intentional slowing of older iPhones

Apple is facing lawsuits over the revelations that it intentionally slows down older iPhones without user consent.<p>Apple has admitted to slowing down the iPhone 6, 6S, 7 and SE when their batteries are either old, cold or have a low charge to prevent abrupt shutdowns.<p>Two separate class-action …

Mobile Technology

The Surprising Truth About “Soul Mates”

We’ve all seen the movies and read the novels... two strangers lock eyes across a crowded room and—BOOM!—the rest of the world melts away as they …

Dear Donald Trump: This is why you should resign

An open letter to the president<p>This article originally appeared on The Globalist.<p>I find it extremely hard to call you “President Trump” because sadly for America, you neither act like a president nor speak like one. You neither have the moral authority that a president needs to project, nor the …

Donald Trump

Five Former U.S. Presidents Appearing at Texas Hurricane Relief Concert

AUSTIN, Texas — All five living former American presidents will be attending a concert Saturday night in a Texas college town, raising money for relief efforts from hurricane devastation in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.<p>Democrats Barack Obama, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter …

George W. Bush

Fox News Poll: Americans Think Donald Trump Is An Unstable, Dishonest, Immoral Bully

Americans aren’t holding back when it comes to President Donald Trump.<p>A new poll from Fox News found that many Americans think the 45th president of the United States is an unstable bully.<p>Respondents were asked how well certain words described the president. For “bully,” 39 percent chose …

Donald Trump

Why it’s so hard to get over your ex, according to a relationship psychologist

Few things knock your emotional world off its axis like a breakup. When my first long-term relationship ended, I woke up for several days in a row not quite remembering that my ex and I had split. This lapse would only last one or two seconds, but each time the reality hit, I switched from my usual …

Psychology

Jupiter is so big it does not actually orbit the sun

But each time I read it to her — sometimes three or more times a day — I furrow my nerdy brow at this line: "Of all the planets that circle the sun, giant Jupiter is the biggest one."<p>The gas giant is indeed the largest planet in the solar system, weighing more than twice the mass of all the other …

Astronomy

One chart shows how streaming services are dominating the way Americans listen to music

Music streaming is winning because of convenience. To put the shift into perspective: Americans logged 284.7 billion on-demand music streams (be it audio or video) in the first six months of 2017, according to recent Nielsen data. If you assume, as Nielsen does, that 1,500 streams is the equivalent …

Streaming

The non-hockey fan’s guide to this year’s Stanley Cup Final

<b>So, what sport is this now?</b><p>Hockey.<p><b>Isn’t that the Canadian thing with the ice and skates that no one seems to care about?</b><p>Well, some of us care, and …

Joe Jackson Shares Rare Photo of Michael Jackson's Youngest Son Blanket

Eight years after Michael Jackson's tragic death, his three children are finally coming out of their shells, though his youngest, Blanket Jackson — …

If You Want to Write a Book, Write Every Day or Quit Now

The key to getting your book written, says Pulitzer Prize-winner Stephen Hunter, isn’t talent or luck or inspiration. It’s the act of sitting down …

What to Expect at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards

Get excited for one of the hottest award shows of the season! The 2017 Billboard Music Awards, hosted by Vanessa Hudgens and Ludacris, is held on May …

New Albums

I Hate Being Black: Author's Unedited Edition Kindle Edition

"I Hate Being Black", written by Hip Hop pioneer Spyder D, is a direct derivative of his song of the same title. The song was written based off of …

Phase 4 Is Not A Guaranteed Element Of The Marvel Cinematic Universe After ‘Avengers 4’

The Marvel Cinematic Universe is one of the most impressive and expansive film franchises known to man. Disney and Marvel, even without the X-Men or Spider-Man (at first), burst onto the scene with a plan to do superhero films right and the characters within the films justice. With 14 movies in the …

Liberals were right: Racism played a larger role in Trump’s win than income and authoritarianism

The newly released American National Election Study analyzes voters and their motivations in the 2016 election<p>What motivated voters most during the 2016 election is still a highly debated topic. The 2016 American National Election Study, released last week, provides insight into the factors that …

Political Science

Watch Ed Sheeran Defend Nicki Minaj’s Honor By Rapping Her Entire ‘Monster’ Verse

Earlier today, Ed Sheeran made an appearance on the Breakfast Club where he was asked, as a fan of hip-hop, about Nicki Minaj’s ongoing beef with Remy Ma and more specifically, the latter’s song “Shether.” In diplomatic fashion, he chose to deflect the question by bringing up how if he was going …

NC Cops Pull Man Over, Falsely Tell Him It’s Illegal to Film Them. Plot Twist: He’s Attorney and Knows the Law

A criminal-defense attorney in Wilmington, N.C., was pulled over by police recently, and as he began to film his interaction with them on his …

Law Enforcement

It's costing a fortune to protect the Trump family

Judicial Watch, a conservative group that tracked the cost of Obama's travel expenses, estimated that $97 million was spent during his eight years in office.<p>However, based on the first four weeks of Trump's presidency — which included three trips to his Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida — …

Donald Trump

So You Wanna Be A Rapper: The Trials, Tribulations and Triumphs of Spyder D Kindle Edition

So You Wanna Be A Rapper is the story of the career of one of the Hip Hop genres most versatile artists, who became a pioneer in 1980 by successfully …