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becky

Becky Has A Long History In The U.S.

Cara Kelly writes how the name Becky has become a stand-in for a generic woman, generally white, who is familiar with sexual acts. The history of the name, and the connotations associated with it, dates back to the 19th century. Origins of Becky The cultural references date to William Makepeace...

Kanye as President, What Would It Look Like?

Using our patented KTB BreezeScope™ to look at potential futures, we located a news report from April 30, 2021, 100 days after Kanye West was sworn into office as The President of the United States of America.  Many called him crazy when he announced his presidential aspirations 5 years ago at the MTV...

Tidal

Is Tidal Worth It? The Run Down

For the past 30 days, I’ve been a subscriber to Tidal, the new music streaming service launched by Jay-Z and a host of other partner artists back in March. Despite Jay’s best efforts to keep the focus on “restoring the value to music” and a more fair compensation model for creatives, writers...

feminism

This Is The Result Of Confusing Feminism and Humanism

  Feminism. We’ve all heard about it. We all have our perceptions and evaluations of the term, but do we truly understand its tenets? For reasons I have yet to understand, the term feminism still rattles some bones. There are plenty of public figures who disassociate themselves, women perhaps being...

body shaming

Body Shaming Rampant In 2015 Will Blow Your Mind

  BODY-ACCEPTANCE According to the Gregorian calendar, we are in the twenty-first century though today’s sociopolitical state would say otherwise. We still find it acceptable to berate strangers on their fashion choices, hair styles, large pores, and anything above a size 4 waist (Beyoncé helped widen that margin from 2 to 4). Instead of...

Notorious R.B.G.

Not Ready To Die: The Notorious R.B.G.

  Women need to give themselves more credit. We need to recognize our inherent worth as valuable, contributing, unique individuals, holding the power to achieve our most incredulous dreams. Perhaps one the greatest examples in our modern age is Notorious R.B.G. or Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The 81 year-old Supreme Court...

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The Bigger Picture Of The 2015 Grammys

  While the whole world (and by whole world I essentially am referring to the Twittersphere) was consumed by Kanye’s almost virtual reenactment of the stunt he pulled at the 2009 VMA’s, I ask that we look past that and recognize the powerful messages that were sent by artists Pharrell...

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Beyoncé Launches Vegan Food Delivery

“Look, I know girls love Beyoncé,” spits Toronto native and hip-hop artist Drake. We would be pressed to find someone (or someone brave enough) who didn’t share in the world’s love affair with the Lifetime Achievement award-winning artist. Beyoncé has risen from Destiny’s Child lead singer to global phenomenon — using...