Ash sat down with Spike Lee to talk cops, Kanye, and why an honest racist is better than a respectable liberal. BLACKkKkLANSMAN is in UK cinemas on 24th August. Would you rather be around someone who is open about their racist views, or someone who hides them? We all have prejudices against each other, but … Continue reading Ash Sarkar Meets Spike Lee | BLACKkKLANSMAN
The latest issues in Puerto rico with the storms, lack of food and electricity has gained the attention of some young investors from America that believe they can regenerate the island using blockchain technology. Some of the locals don't want their help, they believe that this is another form of colonialism and gentrification. This is a … Continue reading Building a crypto-utopia in Puerto Rico: How do you feel about this?
Aug. 15, 2018 | Felix Contreras -- Some folks around the NPR Music office said they felt an almost spiritual connection to Erykah Badu during her visit to the Tiny Desk. And that was before she and her band even played a single note. It came from the waft of earthly scents that followed in … Continue reading Erykah Badu: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert
During George Clinton's Special "George Clinton and the Holy Grail of Funk" on '70s on 7 George talks about the possibility that he and Bootsy Collins' once were abducted by aliens in Canada. Now I've heard many stories about aliens and this one sounds really real. Clinton talks about time being missing, almost like it … Continue reading George Clinton & Bootsy Collins’ Get Abducted by Aliens?
In the Maya civilization, a peaceful tribe is brutally attacked by warriors seeking slaves and human beings for sacrifice for their gods. Jaguar Paw hides his pregnant wife and his son in a deep hole nearby their tribe and is captured while fighting with his people. An eclipse spares his life from the sacrifice and … Continue reading The Making of “Apocalypto” – Documentary
I have so many memories of the way NYC looked in the 80s, it was a wild place y'all. My mother would love to take us to the Museum of Natural History so we took the bus there on the weekends. As soon as you get off the bus you can smell the piss and … Continue reading OLD PHOTOS OF NYC FROM 1960 – 1980
Financial literacy isn't a skill -- it's a lifestyle. Take it from Curtis "Wall Street" Carroll. As an incarcerated individual, Caroll knows the power of a dollar. While in prison, he taught himself how to read and trade stocks, and now he shares a simple, powerful message: we all need to be more savvy with … Continue reading Curtis “Wall Street” Carroll – How I learned to read — and trade stocks — in prison