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Today is election day–did you vote?

February 22, 2011 by

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Drop by any black household, visit any black church or tune in to the chatter at any black beauty salon in America and you are bound to hear the gripes of what it means to be black in America and how we are never given a fair shake. So why is it that today, Feb. […]

Ishuz Ent. Presents Afrodisiology 101

February 18, 2011 by

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Looking for something to get into tonight on this extended Presidents’ Day weekend (well, for those of us who are lucky enough to have a three-day weekend)? Check out Ishuz Entertainment tonight at Jak’s tap, 901 W Jackson, for their show, “Afrodisiology 101.” If you’re into Rihanna, Kim Zolciak or other “singers” who can’t really sing, then this […]

Traveling Abroad — Living While I’m Alive

February 15, 2011 by

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In less than 21 days, I will be traveling abroad for the first time in my life! Sure, I’ve been to Canada and Mexico several times and all throughout the United States, but that doesn’t count. This time I’m going overseas and will be setting foot on European soil. What brings about this sudden trip, you […]

Pepsi’s SuperBowl commerical–offensive or not so much?

February 9, 2011 by

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Every since Sunday’s SuperBowl, I’d been hearing rumblings about the Pepsi Max commercial, in which a black woman is depicted slamming her husband’s head into the counter, smashing soap into his mouth and a host of other unflattering portrayals. At first, I thought people were probably overreacting, but now that I’ve seen it myself, I […]