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Anecdote: How Much Damage Is The “Education” System Doing?

“The animals got together in the forest one day and decided to start a school. There was a rabbit, a bird, a squirrel, a fish and an eel, and they formed a Board of Education. The rabbit insisted that running be in the curriculum. The bird insisted that flying be in the curriculum. The fish […]

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Neely Fuller Jr.: Look For Lessons In Media

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How Corrupt Systems Manipulate People’s Hope

“Hope. It is the only thing stronger than fear. A little hope is effective. A lot of hope is dangerous. A spark is fine as long as it’s contained.” -President Snow (The Hunger Games) Tweet

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Joe’s Crab Shack’s Decor Makes Fun Of Lynching

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Jesse Owens On The Aftermath Of His Olympic Win

“Although I wasn’t invited to shake hands with Hitler, I wasn’t invited to the White House to shake hands with the President either.” -Jesse Owens Tweet

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These Are The Ads In Your Neighborhood: The Corruption Of Children

Why would a picture with a character that has been marketed to children for decades be captioned like this? SMH. Train station; Brooklyn, New York. Tweet

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The Dangers Of Reality TV & Black Stereotypical TV

After watching this are you still loving, Love & Hip Hop, Empire, and Basketball Wives?! These shows are nothing to shrug off or indulge in as mere entertainment. Tweet

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Anecdote Of The Week: When Your Blessing Is Served To You On A Platter And You’re Still Hungry

“Bob put me through my workout paces and encouraged a lifestyle bullet around eating whole foods (long before I’d ever heard of the story that shares that name and mission). I resisted. But even as different diets came and went, his advise remained consistent and wise: Eat foods that make you thrive. A few years […]

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The Power Of Words: The Rice Experiment

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Anecdote Of The Week: Fighting A Pride

A tiger, when attacked, fights alone. Even when the imperiled tiger is surrounded by fellow tigers, the tigers that are not in imminent danger do nothing to help. Lions defend against attack as a pride. No tiger attacks a lion within sight of another lion. A single lion, however, had it the will to, could […]

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