Category Wake Up!

#CalledInBlack from my blog, but I’m back! @EVEEEEEZY

Sooooo I’ve been gone for a minute. Why? 1) I got a new job (clutch) 2) I got into law school (double clutch) and 3) I just couldn’t deal with all the deaths in the black community, let alone posting about it daily. Seriously, I felt at one point that each post I started to write was a […]

Negros Americanos- Flowverdose – New Video –

Originally posted on Bishop's Travels:
It has been a while since Negros Americanos has done a new video, but now here we are!  Flowverdose is the latest from our tri-lingual crew, and mc enigma takes us on a ride down his continual stream of consciousness for a while over a lovely beat by the uber talented mello…

@OnlyFuturistic coming to #DallasTX ….See you there! #hiphop

Soooo I came across this video on my FB….and I must say I’m impressed. Though I doubt ol’ dude is nerd, it really caught my attention (which I guess was the point). So I’m sprinkling a lil love for yo ears! I’m heading to Dallas, TX to see him live, I’ll hope you’ll join me […]

Twitter Drags Raven Raven-Symone, Kanye West & More With #BlackCelebsBeLike

Originally posted on 97.9 The Box:
Source: Didier Baverel / Getty Black Twitter let some of these “New Black” celebrities have it for being blissfully oblivious about racial issues. There have been quite a few moments over the last few moments where Black stars have been dissociating themselves from the reality that racism still exists. This…

Open Letter To Common

“”Anyone who would institutionalize oppression of a whole nation of people for centuries apparently did not have a conscience or morale from the beginning and therefore engaging one’s conscious sensibilities were futile.”

Braaaaaaahhhhhh…. the revolution will not be televised…or filmed @common

“Hey, we all know there’s been some bad history in our country. We know that racism exists. I’m extending a hand like, ‘Hey, we want to get past this. We’ve been bullied, we’ve been beat down, but we don’t want it anymore,’” said the rapper. “We’re not extending a fist,” he continued. “We’re not saying, […]

A TED speaker coach shares 11 tips for right before you go on stage

Originally posted on TED Blog:
Gina Barnett advises a speaker during TED2014. Below, her best last-minute public speaking tips. Photo: Ryan Lash/TED The weekend before a TED conference, each speaker rehearses their talk in the TED theater. It’s a chance for the speakers to get to know the space, for our curators to give last-minute…