The Honeycomb Edition

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April 28, 2015
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Cash Out: The Negation of the Black Body for Political Gain

The commodification of the black body can be traced back thousands of years. As it relates to America, the young country wasted no time in extending this subjugation. Although the institution of slavery was largely confined to the South, its influence controlled federally. The Three-Fifths Compromise was passed in 1787 as a truce between Northern […]

April 14, 2015
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Politics as Usual: What Jay Z Missed About Protesting

The social responsibility of musical artists is one of the most long debated discussions in entertainment history. Some artists simply do not care about social change, which is frightening from a personal standpoint. Some performers do not feel they have the depth to address political issues. Others merely want the focus on the art. But […]