The 1865 is realer than most of your fave Punk bands right now — and they’re performing live tomorrow at Lincoln Center

and The Don’t Tread on We! album remains ‘essential’ … Birthright Punk Rock is never apologetic, nor written for digital real estate. It speaks truth to discomfort. Yes, and to power. It’s the kind of music that can make you lose social media friends, if done right. Which means The 1865’s debut album, Don’t Tread […]

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DJ Illanoiz released the ‘Black and Indigenous Solidarity’ Mix and it’s 10 minutes of no-compromise heat

Hip-Hop remains committed to this work … Captured at Thursday night’s live-streamed Bronx Music Heritage Center event, Chicago-bred DJ Illanoiz hit fans with 10 minutes of A Tribe Called Red, Sa-Roc, Supaman, Yasiin Bey, Black Thought, and a vintage underrated Queen Latifah(!) joint.  The set sends a fist-raised nod to the ancestors — indigenous to […]

Read More DJ Illanoiz released the ‘Black and Indigenous Solidarity’ Mix and it’s 10 minutes of no-compromise heat

Trump’s ‘Don’t let coronavirus dominate your life’ could be the ‘Deplorables’ comment of 2020

Remember how ‘Deplorables’ worked out for Hillary Clinton? It was the Friday evening before the September 11 attacks’ 15th anniversary, and 60 days before the Presidential election, where White House hopeful HIllary Clinton made the following remark about then-candidate Donald Trump’s supporters: “You know, to just be grossly generalistic, you could put half of Trump’s […]

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Who’s uncivilized? Remembering Indigenous People’s Day

These “savages” taught Americans plenty about governing and constitutions … I will spend zero time on Indigenous People’s Day to discuss that murdering, accidental discoverer, in favor of bringing up an amusing bit of history, recalled by Benjamin Franklin, about the American natives he encountered. Franklin seemed fascinated with the lifestyle of these so-called “savages”: […]

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While you make Trump-coronavirus jokes, he’s cooking up one of the most dangerous violations of Americans’ rights — 4,400 miles away

This blog has covered the Julian Assange story before; Americans urgently need to be aware of what’s about to happen … I get it. President Donald Trump’s attempt to infect the United States with a mix of coronavirus, anti-intellectualism, and White supremacy should remain a news item before and after the November election — whether […]

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2 charts that completely shut down Trump’s excuses for why he didn’t protect Americans from the so-called ‘China virus’ attack

Americans can learn an important lesson from Asian history … I was all kinds of DOUBLE-U-TEE-AITCH when President Donald Trump was able to skate past the COVID-19 portion of Tuesday night’s Presidential debate without Former Vice President Joe Biden completely smashing Trump’s B.S. With 210,000 dead Americans from coronavirus, Trump feels he’s still permitted to […]

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