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The Real Perspective From 7/12/16: No, Bernie Did As Well as He Could With Black Voters

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Note: This was originally suppose to be a piece for Jacobin, but strangely after they showed interest in it, they didn't want. It was originally a response to The New Republic's mostly dreadful mix of opinions from "notable" media center-liberals on the Democratic primary, specifically the expected asinine views on Bernie Sanders. 

Now, it's also a response to good colleague & friend Terrell Starr's diligent piece in Fusion, where he feels again that Bernie Sanders didn't do enough for black people in this election. I firmly feel that even if Sanders had started campaigning back in 2014 and exclusively in black areas that it would not have made any significant difference. The media blackout on him along with this always being Hillary's time on the Democratic side, since the 2008 primary ended, was always going to make this a nearly impossible task for a 74-year-old not known in mainstream black circles. Just like every other race in America, most b…

The Flashback Fridays #2 For 7/8/16: Yung Joc - It's Goin Down (2006)

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As always, Viewer Discretion is Advised, especially if you aren't black or haven't grown up in an American hood. 

For the first of the Flashback Friday video choices this week, we take it back 10 yrs ago at this time with the start & peak of Yung Joc's career before the total irrelevance that it has fully become.

It's of course time to get your Motorcycle Lean on, with "It's Goin' Down," your first of two Flashback Friday throwbacks.



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The Flashback Fridays #2 For 7/1/16: Kardinal Offishall - BaKardi Slang (2001)

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And the second Flashback Friday on this 149th B-day for my Canadian connects, it's the original Toronto most famous rapper. From all the way back in 2001, it's Kardinal Offishall's T.Dot banger, "BaKardi Slang."



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The Flashback Fridays #1 For 7/1/16: Nelly Furtado - Say it Right (2006)

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For my Canadian connects on their Happy Canada Day, will have a few Flashbacks from standout Canadian artists not named Aubrey Graham.

The first being from the one and only Nelly Furtado, at peak of popularity 10 years ago with this classic off her Timbaland backed album "Loose." She had many hits on that album, with this one being the biggest and her best song of her career after "Fly Like a Bird."

It's "Say It Right", your first Flashback Friday choice this week, especially for my Canadian connects.


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