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Sonofa…. Django…

I am still speechless and in shock. I made the effort to see Django to make sure I am formulating my own opinion. However, I now find myself in a bit of a pickle. I have so many feelings (NONE … Continue reading

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Listening vs. Hearing: Frank Ocean’s Pyramids

Hear ye Hear ye. Let it be forever known and forever remembered that Frank Ocean’s “Pyramids” is a vital contribution to music, society, philosophy and our culture. As one of the founding members of the Left Side Poets, I humbly … Continue reading

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The Climb

We all are climbing for the top. Some goal, achievement, or journey occupies our time and our efforts; the best “US”, if you will. On this journey, we have been blessed to not be alone!!! There are others who have … Continue reading

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Colored Ppl’s Time (a REALLY old poem)

I’m tired of people saying they we always late. Maybe if they were black, they’d be able to relate. Now I ain’t gon lie and not say that we don’t need to get better, It’s just that people focus on … Continue reading

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What your waiter/waitress wants to tell you

As I’m pretty sure I’ve stated before, I am currently a waitress…just like many other soon-to-be famous/wealthy people out there. Haha, or isn’t that our hope? For waiting tables to one day be a distant memory to laugh about and … Continue reading

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Hollywood Doesn’t Respect Black People

Did the title kind of shock you? Good. 🙂 Carry on… Browsing through facebook this morning, I saw a link for a vintage movie about HBCUs contributions to war. This lead to a pretty good blog post called “Negro Colleges … Continue reading

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Is Chivalry Dead? I Heard a “Lady” Killed It…

One day my posts will be short…. One day… Anyway… Snow falling on my glasses, ice forming on the tips of my gloves and the wind was beginning to permeate my multiple layers of clothing. This was a nice day … Continue reading

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Sistas need love too…

Ugh. Me and Mondays. I hopped off the train this morning, eager to escape the moving sardine can of corporate slaves, people talking too loudly on the phone, and people who self-medicate every morning on books and ipods (i am … Continue reading

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My View from the Left Side: The Book Release According to SophiaB.

“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” – Dr. Seuss Words can not express how I felt at The Left Side Poets Presents: Strange Fruit book release. It did not hit me until two nights prior to the … Continue reading

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4 Should Really Bey 2

Unless your name is Patrick and your house is under a rock at the bottom of the ocean…. You have heard, seen, talked about, debated, hate and/or love the new Beyoncé album. Let’s be real here… 4 is easily one … Continue reading

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