“I don’t license my music to politicians, especially someone as divisive and hateful as this one,” Dre, who was born Andre Young, said in a statement. Lawyers for Dr. Dre tell Marjorie Taylor Greene to stop using his music.
As we move towards MLK Day I think we need to reflect on our biggest obstacles. We are dealin w same issues that have been problematic for us for a loooong time. I think we need to figure out how to solve problems. I must be honest, I can’t see some other groups dealin w the same shit we have for so long.
I think we also need to re-examine some of our collective values. Seems like many youth are too concerned with gettin the bag at all costs and we have bought lock stock and barrel into capitalism which is largely based on competition … more
Kyrie Irving has to pay money and apologize, etc. Now here is the rub. The video that he refers to is sold on Amazon. Is anyone making Jeff Bezos pay money, apologize, or take any action? No. The video Hebrews to Negroes is still for sale on Amazon.
If it is so hurtful and filled with hate why is it no one has asked Jeff Bezos to remove it?
When I decided to make a social media site for Black people I decided to use the name Wakanda Sun because I have always been a futurist, and a afrofuturist. Wakanda represented Black autonomy, self definition, and cultural celebration.
However, I considered the sequel problematic. It was problematic in the same way I saw the Woman King. In fact I thought they were practically the same in how they portrayed certain things. One was in the past the other the future. Here are some examples.
The obvious, Black women defending a nation in place of Black men. In Black Panther we did see a few