The headline rundown: Modern popular culture topics in the realm of politics, legislation and activism.
The first time I met Bob was in 1976, after the release of Natty Dread. By this time, Bob had risen from the streets of Trenchtown to become an international superstar, bringing his messages of Rastafari, spirituality, freedom, and revolution to the global stage. Yet, despite his fame, Bob remained a “grounds bredrin,” who I'd often spot driving his Volkswagon van or his BMW through the streets of Mona.
Before Colin Kaepernick took a knee, there was Tommie Smith and John Carlos
Before former quarterback Colin Kaepernick kneeled during the national anthem in 2016 garnering national media attention and receiving praise from the black community and hate from conservative Americans showing it as a sign of "disrespect", there were black sprinters Tommie Smith and John Carlos took the stand putting on their black leather glove during the national anthem at the Olympic Stadium during the 1960s. Their protest garnered national media attention and caused them to be banned from sports until years after their protest they had gained respect.
When I Say "One Love":
A few weeks ago, a friend asked me why I use “One Love” in my emails and why I autograph my books with “One Love.” I was caught off guard, and if you can believe it, I was speechless. And I soon realized there was a disconnect between our mutual understanding of “One Love.”
Peru-Ecuador War Explained
October 7th (Lima, Peru) — In a joint press release, the United States Supervisors of Foreign Relations and Safety and Security announced a nearly $250 million sale of military-grade weapons and equipment to Peru to be used as part of the country's ongoing war effort with ModRE in Ecuador. This action takes place despite growing domestic and international criticism about how Peru has been conducting their retaliatory mission after ModRE paramilitary forces undertook a surprise storm attack across the border that resulted in the systematic slaughter, rape, and defilement of thousands of unprepared Peruvians and surrounding property. Hundreds of mostly civilians were also taken captive and are still being held within Ecuadorian territory.
The Kim Who Cried Wolf
Kim Jong-Un, leader of North Korea. has threatened the U.S. for many years. On January 1st, 2024, a news cycle reported that Kim Jong-Un wanted to "annihilate" the U.S. if "provoked". Whether this is true or not, that's up to North Korea to decide.
Everything Donald Trump Accomplished as President of the United States
Donald Trump's presidency was a tumultuous era in American politics, marked by a myriad of accomplishments and controversies. From his successful business ventures to his unconventional political ascent, Trump's presidency left a significant impact on the nation. Let's delve into the various aspects of his tenure and evaluate the accomplishments that defined his time in office.
Why, When, and How was the Republican Party Formed in the United States
Introduction The birth of the Republican Party stands as a monumental moment in American political history. Understanding its roots involves delving into the rich tapestry of the nation's past and the fervent ideological undercurrents that shaped its inception.
Political Standings Not Withstanding
A Message of Unity in Modern Political Division Across the United States, the country is divided by political views and beliefs. The level of division that currently exists in 2023, in fact, has not been seen in many decades, maybe even centuries. It could be argued that the USA has not been this divided since the days leading up to the civil war.
Colorado Removes Trump from Ballad
For those who may have missed the news, a story was reported on by Newsmax telling how the state of Colorado has removed Donald Trump from the ballot for the 2024 Presidential election1. Not surprising since only 40% or so of the state is Republican. At least for now. This may increase that number.
I got into the then comic strip, “the boondocks” created by Aaron McGruder in my sophomore year of high school. I had all of the comic strip collections treasury. My grandmother would even cut out the strip for me that she saw in the newspaper and put it in an album every time she saw it. Thank you, grandma, Irene! The boondocks centers around three black kids – Huey, Riley, and friend Cesar and what it means to be black in America as seen through their eyes. Huey, is the main character, named after civil rights activist Huey P Newton.
The Goode Family review
the Goode family is a show created by Beavis and Butthead creator Mike Judge. Gerald Goode is the husband and father who works at the local college as a professor, voiced by Mike Judge the same voice he had for another hippie teacher on Beavis and Butthead – David Van dReisen. On a sidenote, every other show, since Beavis and Butthead, where the voice receives, its own show, have all gone on to be successful shows. Like I have said that Mike Judge gives these characters their voices, Hank Hill, the main character of king of the Hill, began as old man and war, veteran neighbor on Beavis and Butthead Tom Anderson.
Is It Racist to Not Like Porn With a Different Ethnicity in Lead
Introduction To start off with, let’s all just agree to be honest about one thing. Nearly everyone watches porn, regardless of age, race, sexuality, or gender… we all enjoy watching porn, at least on occasion. I’m aware the entire population does not watch porn, but let’s at least agree that the vast majority of us do. There is no shame in it at all. As long as you keep it under control and it doesn’t interfere with your actual life and relationships, you should be fine. It’s fantasy and it is useful, even if it is only watched for the short or not-so-short time that you need to get certain things done. There, now that we’ve gotten that out of the way, let’s dive deeper into the topic we are here to discuss.