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My name is Malcom X. Bowser, a history major at SUNY Old Westbury who aspires to have a future in journalism.

Black Jesus
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Black Jesus

The Adult Swim network has a reputation for pushing the envelope and causing people to feel uncomfortable with what appears on the channel. With the addition of the new show Black Jesus by Boondocks creator Aaron McGruder, the network has done it yet again. The new show Black Jesus which aired August 7th 2014, is […]

Oh Nicki!
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Oh Nicki!

Nicki has the music world and social media buzzing once again after she released her new anticipated video to “Anaconda” which comes from a Sir Mix-a- Lot sample from “ Baby Got back”. The video includes a fast beat, raunchy lyrics, and even raunchier visuals. Nicki shows she is far from shy as she wears […]

Serve, Protect, and Kill?
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Serve, Protect, and Kill?

  It seems to be open season on black males as another unarmed African American male is killed by the people we give the responsibility of serving and protecting, the police. The St. Louis suburb of about 21,000 people were heartbroken to hear the news that Saturday 18 – year old Michael Brown was shot […]

Romeo N Juliet Fall in Love in Harlem
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Romeo N Juliet Fall in Love in Harlem

The Classical Theater of Harlem has granted New York City a great opportunity to experience Shakespeare right in the heart of Harlem. Producing artistic director Ty Jones and managing director David Roberts brings one of the most famous stage plays, Romeo and Juliet to Marcus Garvey Park. A story of who young lovers who had […]

LeBron's Homecoming
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LeBron’s Homecoming

Since the Miami Heat’s 2014 finals loss to the San Antonio Spurs, speculations about where LeBron James would end up at the start of the next NBA season were at an all time high. Now the rumors have been put to rest as LeBron James has decided to return to the team that drafted him […]

The Reality of The Situation
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The Reality of The Situation

Since its inception reality television has been considered a person’s guilty pleasure. As an audience we are all shocked and sometimes ashamed at what happens on these shows but we tune in week after week to watch. Many times not caring if the show is authentic or staged, we still watch. In 2006, the world […]

The Summer of Stars
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The Summer of Stars

This summer is shaping up to be very interesting to say the least, as two of the NBA’s best players have chosen to opt out of their current contacts to test the free agency market. Lebron James and Carmelo Anthony are both free agents at the same time for the first time of their careers. […]

The Spurs Burn the Heat with a Sizzling Performance
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The Spurs Burn the Heat with a Sizzling Performance

Congratulations are in order for the 2014 San Antonio Spurs as they win the NBA Finals in a surprising 5 games. Most NBA analyst had the series going to a full 7 games but in a surprising and almost poetic twist they got the job done in a dominating fashion. Stephen A. Smith, ESPN analyst […]

American Black Film Festival Comes to NYC
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American Black Film Festival Comes to NYC

On June 19th-22nd the 18th Annual American Black Film Festival will take place in New York City. It is a platform where many up and coming directors, producers, and actors get to be seen and their talents showcased.   Some notable alumni of the ABFF include Will Packer, “Think Like A Man” and Ryan Coogler “Fruitvale […]

Is ESPN Ruining Youth Sports?
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Is ESPN Ruining Youth Sports?

Many young athletes begin their sports careers attempting to mirror their favorite professional player. They do this by copying their favorite player’s playing style, accessories, and even their mannerisms and as a result, the level of their performance is heightened. A coaches dream right? Not exactly. The problem occurs when a young player becomes un-coachable […]