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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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Screw You Glee for Making Me Cry… Again.

I am a Gleek. However, even if I weren’t… This is by far one of the best song covers ever done on the show. Sure, the story line helped to add to emotion (and my tears) but even if you … 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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Memoirs of a Real Girl: Dreams

Hey Sweet Pea, I imagine you have dreams. Dreams that, if you are anything like me, you spend more time thinking about than reality. I would be lying to you if I told you that I didn’t spend the majority … Continue reading

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Memoirs of a Real Girl – Shallow Strength

Baby Girl, I have always been one to think that I was more mature and stronger than my peers. I often viewed those around me as cry babies. In reality, I am probably the weakest of them all. I allow … Continue reading

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Memoirs of a Real Girl – An Introduction

Baby girl, I am quite honestly the worst person for you to ever consider being your role model. Shocked? Don’t be. At 25, my life has been a drug induced road trip to the land of understanding. As you will see, … Continue reading

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Please Don’t Stop the Carnival: Freedom! Freedom? Freedom….

After a brief interview on The Colbert Report I felt a stirring in spirit to learn more about the artist and activist that is Harry Belafonte. I’ve already added his latest book to my amazon wish list: Sophia’s Wish List  (feel … Continue reading

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Dr. Harvey: President, patriarch, mentor and chief fundraiser

As you know by now, Hampton University is where The Left Side Poets got our start. Today I read an article about our current (and possibly immortal) president Dr. Harvey. It is a great article and reminds us that he … 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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