The desire to appear in touch and aligned with various ideas and movements is eroding the work activists are putting in.

“The assumption of good faith is dead. What matters is not goodness but the appearance of goodness. We are no longer human beings. We are now angels jostling to out-angel one another.” Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, It Is Obscene

Social media is one helluva of a drug. Soothing, stifling, and stinging…

Insecure has captured the attitude of black millennial culture for so long. It deserves its praise.

With all the noise surrounding us, entertainment remains one of the last refuges in our society. A well-crafted story can speak for major sections of society and in the black community, remains one of the few vehicles of change we have left. With Issa Rae’s show Insecure, she has done…

His daily content on Atlanta is helping to preserve Atlanta’s rich black history.

Social media, for all intents and purposes, is a way to connect with people, but also a way to chronicle the past. Too often people use social media sites like Instagram, TikTok and other sites for gossip and laughs, but now and then you stumble on a page that makes…

IDK’s‌ ‌focus‌ ‌on‌ ‌versatility,‌ ‌artistry,‌ ‌and‌ ‌honesty‌ ‌led to one of the year’s best projects.

There’s an adage that can apply to most areas that says, one part of the equation is science and the other is art. IDK’s music falls under this category. Drawing from both hats, he executes the technical aspects of rapping, including varying rhyme schemes and flows to wordplay and also…

Cam and his partner in crime, Hypnotic Prophet, hope to make their names known this year.

Youth is a double-edged sword that offers us some of our rawest and timeless artifacts while also robbing us of some of our best talents.

The feeling of invincibility can be a detriment, but it can be the catalyst for change that we all need at other times. Cameron Funk…

David Goggins and Jason Wilson are showcasing another side of masculinity for a new and older generation.

Representation is important for us as humans. Seeing positive examples of people who resemble us increases the chance we will develop healthy outlooks on ourselves. All too often, most men grow up getting their fix from athletes and entertainers we idolized. …

9th Wonder’s recent thoughts on Drake and Kanye reflect a tradition of intelligence and astuteness.

Since rap became an integral part of society, we’ve fought as fans to keep the culture protected and safe from outsiders who only want to profit from it. In the past, we relied on publications to inform us and later blogs and podcasters. Now, thanks to…

Solomon Hillfleet

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