Archives for February 2009

NY Post Makes Half-Hearted Apology for Contraversial Cartoon, Takes Dig at Al Sharpton, John Legend Weighs In… phew

Published on 25 Feb 2009 at 11:19 am. 3 Comments.
Filed under black image,news/politics,President Obama.

I was intrigued after watching President Obama’s first speech to the joint session of Congress, last night. Not only by the President’s optimistic tone and ambitious agenda, but also by the ridiculous celebrity that he commanded. For a full 30 minutes after the address, he was signing autographs for floor member’s programs like he was […]

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February 2009 Interview: Dr. Georgiary Bledsoe, founder of the Boston Urban Music Project

Published on 15 Feb 2009 at 3:22 pm. Comments Off on February 2009 Interview: Dr. Georgiary Bledsoe, founder of the Boston Urban Music Project.
Filed under interviews,music.

This year’s Black History Month interview is with Dr. Georgiary Bledsoe, the president and founder of BUMP – the Boston Urban Music Project. We discuss the importance of incorporating Black music into the curricula of Black youth, as well as the validity of Hip-Hop education programs such as the (Blackademcics Hip-Hop Community workshop series). Listen […]

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Is Axe’s “Dark Temptation” Really White Fetishization of Blackness?

Published on 4 Feb 2009 at 12:41 am. 21 Comments.
Filed under men's issues,popular culture,ridiculousness.

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