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Get To Know An HBG (Happy Black Girl) Mariah Rankine-Landers

Folks stay talking about The Good,The Bad and The Ugly. Once in awhile, we take a different approach and highlight the fascinating array of happy black girls and guys (hbg’s)…

Because Change is Good

I remember the exact day I stopped being shy. It was in 10th grade and some boy made a comment about me never cursing. Even as a teenager it always…

Dwele @ Yoshi’s Oakland

I know what I like. It rarely takes me more than a few minutes to decide if a song, a pair of shoes or even people are going to be…

Hip Hop & Yoga = Yes Yes Y’all.

The summer of 2010 was, as they say in the movies, magical. There was a sort of resurgence of good music and good food, and dope spaces in which to…