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Urbanime is a culture company that empowers Black and Brown audiences by making culture the hero through our comics, culture zines, and comic media activations. Urbanime is kicking off Open Spaces, a year long initiative to fill the gap between retention and representation, partnering to create physical, virtual and mental spaces to imaging oneself in STEM, be inspired by others who have done so and gain the resources needed to move ahead. STEM is important statistically as our STEM graduation rates lag our peers and even after graduation we face microaggressions complicating the journey. This is why we believe that…

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Ahmad Rashad hosts Tug Of Words, from the team behind Who Wants to Be a Millionaire. The gist is two teams compete to correctly answer word-clue questions that involve changing a single letter in a word that appears on the board, and then pulling the flag on the “tug of war rope” to their side. With each round, an additional letter is added, and the team with the flag on their side after three rounds wins the game, qualifying them for the bonus round and a chance to compete for $10,000. Rashad being a former NFL player himself took the…

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DJ Nappy hung out with us on Sway in the Morning and… you guessed it, took over our turn tables! Take a listen to the dope mix below and download it HERE. Follow: @djnappy Tracklist 01. Mr. Carmack – Dimepeice 02. MXRA – Sakura 03. Spenzo – I’m So Sorry ft. Young Thug 04. Gucci Mane – Finger Waves 05. Heroes x Villains – What You Off ft. Lil Uzi Vert 06. Dismantle & Champion – Body Bag 07. Bridge – Roll My Weed ft. ScHoolboy Q 08. DEMONSLAYER – Touch 09. Unknown – Bulldog 10. PFP – Bitch I…

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The holidays are a joyous occasion for most but for others this time of year is dark and lonely. An estimated 19 million Americans are living with major DEPRESSION according to WebMD.com. This episode is a special First Aid holiday edition with guests, Actor, Activist and Rapper, David Banner @ and Dr. Lawanna Gladney the author of If You’re In The Drivers Seat, Why Are You Lost? – A road Map to an Amazing Life.

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By @RobMarkman via MTV Fabolous established his rap reign in the 2000s, but the Brooklyn, New York MC is deeply rooted in the 1990s. His upcoming album, The Young OG Project, will drop on Christmas and serve as a bit of a throwback to the decade that influenced Fab the most. In the music video for “Lituation,” the album’s first single, Fab Pitt recreates scenes from Christopher Walken’s classic 1990 crime drama “King of New York.” And when The Young OG Project actually drops, Loso promises even more nods to his favorite era. In anticipation of the album, MTV News…

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By @RobMarkman via MTV I just read a magazine article that f–ked up my day. Well, actually it was an online article and it didn’t really f–k up my day, I just like to quote Jay Z lyrics every chance I get. Still, on Sunday, The Atlantic published a piece by writer Jeff Baird, with a headline that read: “Why So Many Rappers Have Been Silent About #BlackLivesMatter.” The headline immediately caught my attention, because in 2014 I’ve heard a great deal of hip-hop music which attempted to tackle sociopolitical issues in the black community. So my first thought was,…

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