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Paper Escape: Buy A Home

  Touching on a Paper Chase: Buy A House by Kwaisi France of Killing the Breeze, we at Federal Home Loan Centers wanted a chance to pipe in and provide our two cents on buying a home. We were happily accepted to submit our thoughts.   First, the Paper Chase...

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Focus On The War More Than The Battles

  Although I was relieved by the indictment of the officers who held Freddie Gray before his death, I haven’t exhaled. I know that it will be very challenging for those charges to stick. I’ve been told that it would have been better that Gray had his hands up begging...

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Baltimore: You Were Not Paying Attention – Part 6

  Beware of the forked tongue…   Its been bothering me that folks are talking two ways with the same mouth. I was disappointed that Obama called the Baltimore youth “criminals and thugs”. It didn’t sit well with me. I really tried to understand his diplomatic obligation (I have a...

Opportunity In Baltimore

The Opportunity In Baltimore

Everyone loves Bob Marley, but Peter Tosh has words that are more applicable to the situation in Baltimore right now: “Everyone is crying out for peace, No one is crying out for justice.” Without equal rights and justice, there is no peace. Governor Hogan would do well to heed those...

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Amber Rose Looks Like A Normal, Heartbroken Ex

  The last time we discussed Amber Rose, for lack of a better term, she WENT IN. Appearing on The Breakfast Club for what seemed like an all out roast for her friend, Blac Chyna’s baby-daddy, Tyga, and weighing in on the the newly established relationship between he and 17...

Ryan Ross Smith

Killing The Breeze with Ryan Ross Smith of Twin Thousands

  Killing The Breeze sits down with Ryan Ross Smith of Twin Thousands. Twin Thousands is an indie-pop band from Brooklyn. The band’s core members are Gretta Cohn (previously of the band Cursive and regular Saddle Creek Records cellist), Kevin Thaxton, Thayer McClanahan, Peter Smith and Gene Park. Ryan discusses...

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4 Things That Maximize Studying in the Library

  Every student knows the struggles of exam weeks. Somehow, all of your professors decide to schedule their exams on the same exact week, and you’re left wanting to cry and immediately drop out of school because each of these tests are back-to-back and are the “hardest” of the semester....

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Fear The Evil Lizard Squad No More

  The Lizard Squad is comprised of Finnish teenager Julius Kivimäki, an undisclosed British “grammar school student” and 22-year old Londoner Vincent Omari. Maybe. Omari, for his part, oscillates between taking credit on the BBC and publicly denying any association with the group, infamously accused of bringing down networks for...

The Breeze

The Breeze: Killing It For Two Years

  This week, two of KTB’s editors celebrate two years of Killing The Breeze with tall boys two at a time.     Social Media Podcasts Here are podcasts by Rachel Jimenez and Maria M on the social media phenomenon.   Thug We have alluded before to what the term...

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Compromise in the Age of Partisanship

  Our forefathers, resistant to political parties, recognized the plight that would come to affect our government if partisanship arose. Today, our political world suffers from a lack of levelheaded communication, and is often hindered by an inability to compromise. The core of our democracy—its citizenry—relies on being politically involved and informed....