Most people think of ignorance when they hear the word ratchet. Well, ratchet music is also good for your soul. Here's how.
For liberal White people, there seems to be a strong tendency to fight the power and be vocal about what's wrong in the world, no matter how big or small the cause…until something race-related happens. Then things get reeeal quiet.
I never watched The Wire. Until now.
A police officer decided to tell it like it is from an officer's point of view. If you don't want to get shot, just do what a cop says and all will be well. All the time!
As we all know, a man with model good looks + social consciousness is to a Bougie Black Girl what cocaine + the shit you use to turn cocaine into crack is to a crackhead.
Hey Wait A Minute Ain't That Brandy's Brother has managed to somehow stay relevant on his own merits. Some folks aren't recognizing this.
At EBONY, Damon shares a story about a shoplifting experience as a kid, and realizes the only difference between him and Michael Brown is that he was lucky enough to live long enough to tell it
There are lots of things we learn from ratchets on reality television. One is that men can be messy as hell too.
Nothing has ever shown that "a want to attack and try to kill an armed police officer" is one of the side effects of getting high. In fact, it literally makes you want to do the exact opposite thing. Like sleep.
The happenings in Ferguson have taught us a few things. And all of them are what not to do.
Ferguson Police decide to release information that has nothing to do with anything. Because the "media" asked for it. Thanks.
J. Cole released a song expressing his feelings about what's happening in Ferguson, Missouri. #RIPMikeBrown
It's all about that belief an uncomfortably large segment of the population holds, that all Michael Browns -- all Black men and women -- are potential Supercriminals who need to be stopped.
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