Killing a Dream : The gutting of the Voting Rights Act
Featured Fridays / Media Madness / Political Fix / Real Talk, No Kevin Hart

Killing a Dream : The gutting of the Voting Rights Act

Today’s Featured Blogger is good friend of The Block and active in social justice arena around the country.  His tireless work for the community is why I reached out to him for some perspective on the Supreme Court ruling on the Voting Rights Act.   Here is expert analysis from Abstraktmind.    This week the United … Continue reading

Square Biz, Foul Ball, or Black Hand:  Is Rick Ross a Victim….of Timing?
Bumpin my MUZIK! / Square Biz, Foul Ball, or Black Hand

Square Biz, Foul Ball, or Black Hand: Is Rick Ross a Victim….of Timing?

If you have not heard of the flack Officer Ricky aka Rick Ross is catching, he probably slipped you a molly and you ain’t even know it (see what I did right there).  In a collab with Atlanta Rapper Rocko, Ross raps, “Put Molly all in her champagne, she ain’t even know it/I took her home and … Continue reading

Square Biz, Foul Ball, or Black Hand:  Lil Wayne and Emmett Till
Bumpin my MUZIK! / Media Madness / Square Biz, Foul Ball, or Black Hand

Square Biz, Foul Ball, or Black Hand: Lil Wayne and Emmett Till

By now you have heard of the hoopla about Lil Wayne’s latest lyrical reference to Emmett Till. If not, here is the short and long of it.. Lil Wayne said he was going to beat some nookie up like Emmett Till.  Ouch.  It hurt my spirit to even type that ish!! The record company behind the song … Continue reading

Road Map to Marriage: 15 Signs to Know You’re Ready (Part 1)
Featured Fridays / Lust and Love

Road Map to Marriage: 15 Signs to Know You’re Ready (Part 1)

Today we are blessed with another feature a post from E. Joy Coker.  Joy is Chi-Town native working on the front line in her community for her community.  As a writer, future author, and speaker, she has a passion for encouraging, motivating, and transforming the lives of young girls and women.  She is a strong woman, beautiful … Continue reading

Sankofa:  History and Myth of Progress
Featured Fridays / Political Fix / Real Talk, No Kevin Hart

Sankofa: History and Myth of Progress

Chris Haywood is back on The Block with another featured post. Chris Haywood, Founder of Injoymint.com, is Historian, Entreprenuer, Personal Trainer, Natural/Holistic Food Expert, and an all around knowledgeable cat. You can connect with Chris at his website http://www.injoymint.com, Twitter, or Facebook. For now check out his article and let us know what you think … Continue reading

Black Consumerism: Progression or Regression?
Social Experiments

Black Consumerism: Progression or Regression?

The Block is back with another featured post.  Today’s article is from Chris Haywood, Founder of Injoymint.com.  You can connect with Chris at his website www.injoymint.com, Twitter, or Facebook.  For now check out his article and let us know what you think! Contrary to belief, black people worship one thing more than sports figures, music entertainers and even God. Our … Continue reading