Mirrors: Radio Lied To You

Mirrors are meant for people to view themselves. Attendees at the Saint Pablo Tour concert in Sacramento, CA were treated to a full-blown Kanye West speech, that clocked in at around 15 minutes. Although so often people hate Kanye’s delivery, so very often Kanye is right. He didn’t have to close the show, but the talk […]

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Mirrors: #23Ways

Mirrors are meant for people to view themselves. Alicia Keys, Beyoncé, Rihanna, Jennifer Hudson, Pink, Bono, and others explain why it’s time to take action to heal the long history of systemic racism in America. #23Ways In collaboration with Alicia Keys and the We Are Here Movement, with original reporting from Mic’s Jamilah King.

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Mirrors: Tales For Trims

Mirrors are meant for people to view themselves. Courtney Holmes is a barber at Sparks Family Hair Salon, and to help his Dubuque, IA community prep for this year’s school year, he is giving local children free haircuts in exchange for reading to him. Not only is he allowing families to save money for school […]

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CampGround Convo “The Bar”

Romans 12:1-3 Par – An average, usual, or normal amount, degree, quality, condition, standard, or thelike. An equality in value or standing; a level of equality. In everything you do, there are already pars set in place. There are already levels to it. Even in things that have no been done before, for them to […]

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Mirrors: Take It Down

Mirrors are meant for people to view themselves. A 30-year-old black woman from North Carolina, Brittany Ann Byuarim Newsome of Charlotte, was arrested, along with a 30-year-old white man, James Ian Tyson, also from Charlotte, according to the state Department of Public Safety. According to reports Newsome, an activist also known as Bree Newsome, climbed […]

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Mirrors: Charleston Shooting

Mirrors are meant for people to view themselves. When a gunman opened fire on Charleston’s Emanuel A.M.E. Church Wednesday, spraying bullets into a group of worshipers gathered for a mid-week prayer meeting, it was as though history repeated itself. This historic congregation, the oldest of its kind in the South, had already seen more than […]

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Marc Silver + “3 1/2 Minutes”

On November 23, 2012, Jordan Russell Davis was fatally shot by 45-year-old Michael Dunn at a gas station in Jacksonville, Florida. The story made national headlines because of the racial context involved with the shooting. Dunn, a Caucasian male, gunned down Davis, an African-American teenager, after a dispute over the volume of the rap music […]

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What Is Motivation?

Kendrick Lamar scrambled his way out of Compton, California, and onto the music scene at the age of 16 with a series of mixtapes that eventually led to his 2012 major-label debut album, good kid, m.A.A.d city (and nine Grammy nominations, including two 2015 nods for his recent single “i”). The 27-year-old has since become […]

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The Backroom: Sha Stimuli

The homie Sha Stimuli takes over 106 & Park’s The Backroom as he displays his polished set of skills at being the master of ceremony. Scout Life. “I wonder if Cassius Clay would have found out about his fate, As a youngin, before he changed up his name and absorbed the hate, Would he still have […]

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