Columns

16 Aug 2017

We wanna send you plus one to see Patterson Hood of Drive-By Truckers

Hood’s love for the Denton, Texas band Centro-matic is well known and once again he was fortunate to have Will Johnson and Scott Danbom in for a few days each to play with him. Will came in October, played some guitar and did some stunning singing. Scott came by in August

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16 Aug 2017

Actually, This IS the America You’ve Always Lived in

This is par for the course. For Black folks, America has always been a hazardous navigation with racist cops and water-cannons, bigoted institutions and poor legal representation. For most of our history you couldn’t even play on the course if you were “colored” (pretty sure we still have plenty of “country clubs” like that ). Today, the tee is still set about a hundred yards back with more than sandtraps lying in wait.

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
16 Aug 2017

Save Bushwick City Farm!

By Tiana Miller  Anyone who has been to Bushwick in the past few years, particularly near the intersection of Myrtle and Broadway, needs no reminder of how rapidly the area is gentrifying. With an upshot of high rise luxury condos pricing out many longtime home and business owners one wonders

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16 Aug 2017

Unfit to Serve Shirts Support Southern Poverty Law Center

What can I say that you don’t already know? Things are crazy right now. The Molester-in-Chief has emboldened White Supremacists everywhere with his hateful rhetoric and mean-spiritedness and now they are organizing and lashing out.

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15 Aug 2017

The North Pole: Oakland-Based Comedy Web Series About Gentrification & Way More

The North Pole is a political comedy web series about three best friends born and raised in North Oakland, CA, who struggle to stay rooted as their neighborhood becomes a hostile environment. Across seven outrageous episodes, Nina, Marcus, and Benny fight, dream, and plot hilarious schemes to save the place

illyanna Maisonet | Web Editor 0
15 Aug 2017

We wanna send you to see Bone Thugs-N-Harmony!

Bone Thugs-n-Harmony is an American hip hop group from the Glenville section of Cleveland, Ohio. They are best known for their fast-paced rapping style and harmonizing vocals. In 1997, the group was awarded the Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance with their song “Tha Crossroads”. Since its conception in the

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15 Aug 2017

San Franciscans Plan to Dance in Face of White Nationalist Rally

The Bay Area is bracing itself for two white nationalist rallies planned to take place in San Francisco and Berkeley August 26th and 27th.  And there are few things more San Franciscan than promoting love and inclusion in the face of ignorance and bigotry.  Some citizens are planning to dance and party

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