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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…

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Originally posted on Uncommonrealist:
#NegrosAmericanos are always bridging the gap between consciousness and real hip hop. Support this group and share their new music video. FIRE! Uncommonrealist View original post

” Detached…If you look at a lot of the police in the police departments, they don’t actually live in the neighborhoods they’re protecting.” (1:47) For me, Terrorist. I stand firm on the notion that one community’s terrorist is another’s freedom fighter. Communities of color aren’t being protected, they’re being terrorized by the police while they […]

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Originally posted on Global Grind:
He’s no stranger to controversy, but as one of the most polarizing rappers in the game, Wale is embracing his indiscretions, finally finding comfort within himself to share those trials and tribulations on a project seemingly about nothing. On a cold New York City night, fifty of the industry’s most influential tastemakers and executives…

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Originally posted on WOLB Talk 1010:
Monday evening word made it around social media that Baltimore’s Running Man had been badly beaten and is currently not doing well. According to WBFF, the runner’s real name is Keith.  Baltimore natives have either seen or encountered this man. He is in impeccable shape and is famous for running all over…

Originally posted on Bishop's Travels:
The 2 Pictures above were drawn by a brotha named Gilbert Igabe from Kenya and Uganda So Wednesday, the birthday Party for mc enigma was great!.. It was fun to see people that I hadn’t seen in quite some time.  Some individuals that we went to high school with made…