Author: Khalil Corbin

“Happy birthday, George Floyd. You were a father, a son, a brother, a friend, a man, and most importantly a human being that deserved dignity and respect. You should still be here.” – Tracee Ellis Ross “Today would have been George Floyd’s 47th birthday. He should still be alive today celebrating another year with his family and friends. We need justice and to ensure that this never happens again—starting with banning chokeholds and creating a national standard for use of force.” – Kamala Harris We honor George Floyd today on October 14, 2020, where he should be turning 47. As…

Read More

Megan Thee Stallion has made major moves since entering the rap game and has now graduated into the philanthropist and activist role. Our favorite Houston born hot girl cannot be stopped, as she teamed up with the New York Times to amplify her voice in taking a stand for black women. During such a pivotal moment in her life, Megan writes a powerful New York Times opinion piece where she addresses the current voting climate and her recent domestic violence situation in which she was shot twice in the foot.  Right out the gate, it is clear that Thee Stallion…

Read More

“The way you start to break down systemic racism is to start building individual relationships with people who are not like you.” If those prophetic words were actually adopted and implemented by our governments then our world would instantly change for the better. It is in those simple yet profound words of the Atlanta Emcee Killer Mike where the solution to our systemic racism problems resides. Killer Mike has been a true leader in the fight for equality and has been crowned a lead voice for the Black community by many stakeholders and key black voices. Through his work in…

Read More

By Any MeansRevolution No More TearsSullen Sunday No, these are not revolutionary speeches spoken by civil rights leaders. Those powerful captions are song titles on the “REPRISE” a Roc Nation compilation album. In its essence, the REPRISE project is a musical protest. Each record serves as the unifying medium to take a stand against social injustice.  If you are an overall music fan, then you won’t be able to resist the amazing melodies from each vocalist, slick bars from every emcee, and the cosmic vibe producers created on all 11 tracks. Heavy Hitters like Rapsody and D Smoke step to the…

Read More

Just a few months ago, Lebron James stated that he is focused on two things, winning an NBA Championship and how he could use his platform to fight for social justice. Sunday, October 11, 2020, marks the day that Lebron James accomplished both of those goals. Putting up a triple-double with 28 points, 14 rebounds and 10 assists James won his fourth NBA championship, he was also awarded the NBA Finals MVP which makes him the first player in NBA history to be named the Finals MVP with three different teams. James played excellent in the closeout game, and was even…

Read More

During our ongoing fight for justice, we are given a painful reminder that justice is going to be an uphill battle as Derek Chauvin, the officer who kneeled on the neck of George Floyd for 8min and 46seconds posted $1 million bail. The Attorneys for Floyd’s family stated that “The system of due process worked for Chauvin and afforded him his freedom while he awaits trial. In contrast, George Floyd was denied due process, when his life was ended over a $20 bill. There was no charge, no arrest, no hearing, no bail. Just execution.” To express outrage over the…

Read More

There is absolutely no place for the trigger happy police officers who kill unarmed black people at overwhelming rates. It is traumatizing to walk around with the reality that I am likely to end up dead by the hands of a police officer because of my God-given stature and skin color. The recent killing of Jonathan Price has begun to surface to the top of media attention and it is another reminder of the crooked and twisted reality that black people face.  On Oct. 3, in East Texas Witnesses claim Price intervened between a domestic dispute between a man and…

Read More

During a radio interview, the late great Nipsey Hussle stated that “Once you start givin’ it a treatment it’ll get immune to the treatment and you gotta try something else to kill that disease So, I think protest music is important I think that YG was a genius.”Nipsey Hussle Nipsey’s words are that of someone who believes that protest music serves as a direct tool in the fight for justice. Since 2016, Nip’s long time friend and revered brother YG has been very adamant and vocal about his anger against the current political party and has used his music as…

Read More

In 2013 an iconic luxury streetwear brand was born in Los Angeles by Jerry Lorenzo. His vision was clear and his values stood solid as he named the brand Fear of God. Lorenzo forged his way into fashion by creating custom looks for Justin Beiber and designing for Kanye West. Needless to say, the Fear of God brand took off and you can probably catch your local fashion fanatic trying to save up for a piece of the 2020 Fall/Winter collection.  In an effort to pay homage to the Vice Presidential nominee Kamala Harris, the God-fearing designer created a nostalgic…

Read More

If you were one of the millions of people tuned into the Vice presidential debate or casually browsing social media, then chances are that you clearly saw the gigantic fly that made a comfortable home on Vice President Pence’s head during the debate. Now either he uses hair products infused with fertilizer or we received a clear cut sign from God himself stating which candidate is clearly not worth crap. As the age-old saying goes “Flies are attracted to sh*t”, last night was a living testimony of the statement. One a serious note, we are in a pivotal moment in…

Read More