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Make it Plain: Malcolm Day

Make it Plain: Malcolm Day

Check out our brethren, the Sons of Malcolm

Red or Blue Pill? Escaping The Matrix of Consumer Driven Capitalism

Red or Blue Pill? Escaping The Matrix of Consumer Driven Capitalism

Being the owner of a streetwear line, I try to stay semi-fresh… well at least when there’s a chance I might be seen by people outside my inner circle. Otherwise, I’m rather comfortable rocking my funky, old, grey sweatpants and a dangerousNEGRO tee. I’ve never gotten a rush out of spending exorbitant amounts of cash to impress others or fill a subconscious insecurity. This is not to say that I haven’t made any purchasing mistakes (uhh buying a brand new BMW 1 year into my professional career on the advice of my girlfriend). Like most Americans, I have succumbed to the pressure of “keeping up with the Jones’” from time to time. Even still, I realize that our current system of consumer driven capitalism has desensitized us to the world’s ills and shields us from what is most important in life.

Black History Year Weekly Digest

Black History Year Weekly Digest

Here are the daily quotes/facts from our Black History Year Facebook Application for the past week: February 6th, 1820. The first organized emigration back to Africa begins when 86 free African Americans leave New York Harbor aboard the Mayflower of Liberia. They are bound for the British colony of Sierra Leone, which welcomes free African […]

Black History Year Weekly Digest

Black History Year Weekly Digest

Here are the daily quotes/facts from our Black History Year Facebook Application for the past week: Feb 15: In 1777 Morocco became the first country to publicly recognize the United States, and it remains one of America’s oldest and closest allies in the Middle East and North Africa. Formal U.S. relations with Morocco date from […]

Free Knowledge Friday: Malcolm X

Free Knowledge Friday: Malcolm X

A little wisdom from El Hajj Malik El Shabazz

Free Knowledge Friday: Who are you?

These videos touch on a very important subject as most of us are embarrassingly ignorant of our history and the effect of rampant Eurocentricity on us today.  That’s not to say there’s anything wrong with European culture, but when you put another people’s culture over your own consciously or subconsciously there are bound to be […]