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Life on Aisle 2: This is What Plan C Looks Like, Episode 12 On the Fringe

The Retail blog continues. https://medium.com/@martinjohnson_76387/life-on-aisle-2-this-is-what-plan-c-looks-like-episode-12-on-the-fringe-a4b6cc9308ea Advertisements

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Dear White People…

Dear White People, I’m almost 56 and half years old or to put it another way I’ve been on the planet for 677 months or 2934 weeks.  And for each and every unit of those times, I’ve been Black or … Continue reading

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At The Root on Jeremy McQueen and the Black Iris Project

Jeremy McQueen is probably the next chapter in the diversification of ballet.  He and his collective are looking to tell archetypal African American stories via ballet. He was an excellent interview and his collective will play NY Live Arts in … Continue reading

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At The Root on Roots

I watched a lot of TV last week. http://www.theroot.com/articles/culture/2016/05/tv-review-did-we-really-need-a-roots-remake-no-but/

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The Wilbon Mess

                The only thing worse than getting piss in your face is getting piss in your face when you don’t expect it.  That happened to me last week when veteran ESPN and Washington Post columnist Michael Wilbon wrote a column … Continue reading

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An Interesting Week at The Root

After a slow month, I got back into the groove at The Root with features on food, film and business. On Melba Wilson on Melba’s, her new cookbook, how soul food is the basis for American comfort food and how … Continue reading

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At The Root on Obama at SXSW

He said that coming to SXSW had been a goal of his since he started his campaign in 2007. “My slogan wasn’t Yet I Can, it was Yes We Can.”  http://www.theroot.com/articles/culture/2016/03/obama_at_sxsw_tech_isn_t_just_about_the_next_cool_thing_it_s_about_creating.html

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