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Lisa Brown

As a longtime yoga practitioner, Lisa Brown had purchased yoga mats for many years but not one of them had ever reflected the actual African heritage of the practice of yoga. Eventually, the irony of this occurred to her but so did the opportunity of it and almost immediately she began working to fill that…

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DJ Jelani

DJ Jelani is a young (24-year-old) who migrated from the East Coast (Washington, D.C. and Atlanta) to Los Angeles in order to make his name and strategically establish himself in the world of Electronic Dance Music (EDM), a genre that is primarily dominated by European ( e.g., Calvin Harris) and Asian DJs (e.g., Steve Aoki). That…

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DJ Jelani

In DJ Jelani’s alternate world, here’s how last week’s Grammy Awards might have looked. Check out his list of the noteworthy artists who did their thing, whether the masses noticed or not, in 2016. These are the “Should Have Won Awards.” Most Overdue for Recognition Mr Fingers (Larry Heard) – Qwazars Best Beat Pusha T –…

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25 Books for Every Black Person

This is my list of 25 books that should be required reading for every Black person or, at least, be in every Black person’s home. These books will help you “Think a New Thought™” about who you are and what it means to be Black in America. The list is by no means a be-all-end-all, they are just…

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