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Fresh Off The Runway: GlobalGrind’s 12 Best Dressed Men Of 2012 (PHOTOS)

Fresh Off The Runway: GlobalGrind’s 12 Best Dressed Men Of 2012 (PHOTOS)

2012 has been a hell of a year. We’ve seen a man break the sound barrier with his body, we saw a Korean rapper named PSY beat out Justin Bieber in YouTube views, and an irreverent seven-year-old named Honey Boo Boo captured the hearts of most of us.

Read more: http://globalgrind.com/style/best-dressed-men-2012-photos-list#ixzz2GXJ1X8EK

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Watch Hill Harper Tackle ‘The Issues’ In New Web Series ‘Epiphany’ | Shadow and Act

Hill Harper

Watch Hill Harper Tackle ‘The Issues’ In New Web Series ‘Epiphany’ |

The author of “The Conversation” takes his conversation to the Web in “The Epiphany”

I know that there are a few people who like to give actor Hill Harper the “side eye” (as I believe it’s called), or think that he’s corny. But you definitely cannot deny that he’s a seriously committted guy who wants to affect positive change in society.Shadow and Act.

 

Commercialized Hip-Hop: The Gospel of Self-Destruction | Your Black World

Commercialized Hip-Hop: The Gospel of Self-Destruction | Your Black World.

“I swear you can’t f*ck with me
But I can f*ck your girl and make her nut for me
Then slutt for me, then kill for me, then steal for me
And of course it’ll be your cash
Then I’ll murder that b*tch
and send her body back to your a*s” – Lil Wayne, “We Be Steady Mobbin”

Imagine an entire generation of young people hearing lyrics like this on a daily basis, reciting mantras that glorify drug and alcohol consumption, the objectification of women, murdering other black people, anti-intellectualism, financial irresponsibility and every other thing you can do to destroy your life.  Do you REALLY believe that a child can hear this message every single day, repeating these lyrics literally thousands of times and not have his subconscious mind altered by the messages he’s consuming?   Do you REALLY think that the corporations earning billions of dollars from this form of weaponized psychological genocide care one bit about whether your son ends up in the prison, the morgue, the rehab center, the insane asylum or the unemployment line?

Larry Elder: Absentee Fathers are More of a Threat to the Black Community Than Racism | Kulture Kritic

Larry Elder: Absentee Fathers are More of a Threat to the Black Community Than Racism | Kulture Kritic.

Larry Elder

To avoid poverty, UCLA public policy professor James Q. Wilson said that everyone — not just blacks — must do three things: finish high school, don’t become a parent until at least the age of twenty, and get married before having a child. Do this and you will not be poor,” Elder said.