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March 19, 2015
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Dear Kanye: Young Black Male Anguish

Defining masculinity has long been a peculiar thing for black men. The first struggle has been to be identified as a human, with slaves being considered only three-fifths human for nearly a century. Ongoing racial tactics have continued to hamper black men from growing into the fullness of their existence. Kanye West’s “Spaceship” (released in […]

March 17, 2015
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Expectancy Is Key

A growing sentiment on social media is advising people that the best way not to get hurt is to expect nothing. Perhaps that is somewhat true because a sure way to get nothing in life is to expect nothing. Expectancy is a key component to faith and opportunity. We can never be prepared for the […]

March 17, 2015
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Dear Kanye: An Attempt at Understanding

From the moment he was introduced to the mainstream, Kanye West was marketed as a leading intellectual of his generation. Despite the beauty of such a title, it comes with confining expectations. THE will be embarking on a “Dear Kanye” series as a method of deciphering his evolution. West has taken a course—artistically but especially […]

March 17, 2015
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The Honeycomb Edition Inspiration

“Pleasant words are as a honeycomb, sweet to the soul, and health to the bones.”—Proverbs 16:24 Words can be viewed as an infinite chain letter. Their validity or effectiveness does not negate their existence. Our responsibility is to recognize the veracity of that what is spoken and written and reinforce those truths. The Honeycomb Edition […]