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Betting on Crypto Won’t Save You

Weeks into the trenches of another colossal crypto market crash, the glimmer and promise of a new digital asset class… Read More

June 3, 2022

The War on Spotify & Joe Rogan’s Disinformation Machine Has Begun

Earlier this week, Neil Young forced Spotify to pick his catalog or Joe Rogan's conspiracy-peddling podcast. The streamer made a… Read More

January 28, 2022

2021 Was The Year Of The Anti-Intellectual

The anti-intellectual that advocates for free speech and dismisses the root purpose of terms like woke and cancel culture, has… Read More

December 30, 2021

How the Rodney King Beating Became the First Viral Video

On March 3rd, 1991, George Holiday recorded four officers beating Rodney King. That footage quickly went viral. Here's how it… Read More

September 21, 2021

The Fallacy Of “When They Go Low, We Go High”

With Donald Trump's one-term presidency coming to an end, we look at Michelle Obama's "When they go low, we go… Read More

December 18, 2020

What Is The Role Of The Wealthy Male Hip-Hop Pundit?

From Diddy promoting Our Black Party political party to Ice Cube helping develop Donald Trump's Platinum Plan, the wealthy male… Read More

November 2, 2020

From Voodoo Queen To Entrepreneur & Activist — Demystifying The Legacy Of Mary Ellen Pleasant

Demystifying the story of Mary Ellen Pleasant — a woman with a convoluted legacy primarily rooted in the three identities… Read More

June 5, 2019

How Black Men Revealed Their Anti-Blackness By Rallying Behind Bill Cosby

Bill Cosby and his rape conviction have lifted the veil on the dangerously limited scope of patriarchal pro-blackness. Before Bill… Read More

October 4, 2018

NFL Owners Pledge Allegiance to the Dollar, Not the Flag

With their new National Anthem policy, the NFL risks alienating fans for the sake of ad revenue. On Wednesday, the… Read More

May 25, 2018