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A Legendary Hussle

“I’m prolific, so gifted. I’m the type that’s gon’ go get it, no kidding.” March 31st, 2019 is a day that will be immortalized in the hip-hop community. And until the end of time, it will be a day of great mourning. Ermias Ashgedom known by his stage name ‘Nipsey Hussle’ was a fast-growing pillar […]

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Jackie Robinson, the legend, the inspiration

For those that saw the movie 42, staring journeyman actor Chadwick Boseman, you know that as a baseball movie it was geared exclusively towards Jackie Robinson’s journey to his first start for the Brooklyn Dodgers on April 15, 1947. That marked the end of racial segregation in professional baseball that held Black players to the […]

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History of blackface and why many University of Oklahoma students are fed up

Students at the University of Oklahoma marched for justice after two blackface incidents on the college’s campus. The #BetterTogether march led and organized by junior political science major Aurelius Miles Francisco, Destinee Dickson and fellow members of OU’s Black Student Association was carried out to put further pressure on the campus’ leaders, specifically the newly […]

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Movie Review: Creed II

The hype surrounding Creed 2 was just as big as its record-breaking opening. An awesome $55 million dollar opening weekend was the highest ever for a live-action Thanksgiving release. And while Steven Caple is Jr.’s sequel to the Ryan Coogler directed Creed was amazing, it left a something to be desired. It was the fight […]

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A Wizard With No Magic Words

Less than twenty-four hours ago, the biggest story of Dwight Howard’s career broke. He was immediately a trending topic on Twitter for all the wrong reasons, and possibly for the first time in his ten plus year NBA career, the story was one he might not recover from. Around 8:45pm Saturday night Howard’s alleged ex-girlfriend […]

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The UCO Mural: Let’s tell the truth about American history

In 1994, 105 years after the Land Run, a mural was painted outside of the south wall of the Communications Building at the University of Central Oklahoma. Following over ten years of controversy and a recent rehash of the conversation, the university decided to remove the mural and replace it with a more inclusive mural […]

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Bohemian Rhapsody: A Gem For Those That Don’t Know

The movie “Bohemian Rhapsody” wasn’t a must-see for my fiancèe and I, but it seemed interesting to us, so we went ahead and gave it a try. Also, I was intrigued by the backstory of a band I’ve heard of but never really educated myself on. It was a very good movie but after reading […]

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