Something to think about when the sight of two Black guys sitting in Starbucks makes you call the police

Unless you really dislike Black people, the video shared by author Melissa DePino of two African descendants being arrested by Philadelphia police officers for simply sitting in a Starbucks in advance of a business meeting should be uncomfortable to watch. @Starbucks The police were called because these men hadn’t ordered anything. They were waiting for […]

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PRINCE – BALTIMORE

“It’s time to hear the guitar play.” As promised by Prince, also known in my world as His Royal Badazz-ness, he released his city-titled tribute to the people of Baltimore as well as the people of African descent who have fallen. HRB surprised the hell out of me—given his aversion to many digital artifacts and […]

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IN 20 TWEETS, BALTIMORE ORIOLES’ EXEC SCHOOLS JOURNALIST ON WHAT THE FREDDIE GRAY PROTESTS ARE REALLY ABOUT

First, Freddie Gray dies while in the Baltimore police department’s custody, followed by protests which turned sufficiently chaotic where fans attending a Baltimore Orioles game earlier this week were not permitted to leave Camden Yards. Then, sportscaster Brett Hollander began to beef about the rights of commuting Orioles fans being violated by the inconvenience of […]

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