Editor’s Note: The following post was written by Hip Hop scholar, activist, and journalist Davey D. It was was originally posted at Davey D’s Hip Hop Corner, and it’s an honor to have it posted with permission here at TIOMAR. Michelle Obama gave a speech over the weekend at Bowie State saying that too many Black kids [...]
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The Genarlow Wilson case is burning up the internet again… This case gained notoriety when it hit the headlines back around 2007. The case and subsequent conviction of Genarlow Wilson was based on a flawed statue that made it a felony for a minor to engage in oral sex with another minor – while if [...]
There’s nothing like an act of Mother Nature to remind us of our humanity. Looking at the ongoing coverage of yesterday’s tornado that devastated the small community of Moore, Oklahoma, I’m reminded of this. Much like in the first few minutes after the Boston Marathon bombing, images of rescue efforts by first responders assisting victims [...]
It’s pretty clear that Republicans are taking shots at Hillary Clinton in lieu of her possible presidential run in 2016. I know it’s only 2013 and we’re a long way away from the next presidential election. But, when you’ve lost two election cycles back to back as Republicans have, to a black guy with a [...]
President Barack Obama gave a historic commencement speech at Morehouse College today. If you know anything about anything, you’d know that Obama is America’s first black president; and, that Morehouse College is an all-male, historic black college founded just two years after the American Civil War. As an institute of higher learning that caters to [...]
Man Arrested Soliciting Prostitute While on Honeyoon I could think of a lot of things to do on a honeymoon vacation in Florida; and having a lot of sex would be one of them. However, I don’t think said sex would involve a prostitute. That’s unless your newlywed wife is in fact a prostitute; then [...]
Ariel Castro is currently in jail pending an $8,000,000 bond for the alleged kidnapping, rape, and torture of three Cleveland women. As the sordid details of his treatment of his victims trickle out in the wake of their rescue. I think we can all agree that Castro is a piece of shit. Yes, any man [...]