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Political Pundit Alex Jones Interviews Danny Williams, Who Says He Is Bill Clinton’s Biological Son (Video)

When Bill Clinton was Arkansas’ Governor, Danny Williams recalls being a kid taken to the Gubernatorial Mansion, then dragged away abruptly by his mother (Bobbie Ann Williams); an encounter that parabolizes the Clintons’ supposed denial of then-Governor Clinton’s extramarital son… That is what the Williams story being played on this the Alex Jones Show clip above purports. Williams goes further to say that Hillary Clinton pretty much banished him from seeing his biological father.

Now, we cannot know the truth with 100% certainty, unless folks are ready to take that trip and see Maury (ha!). But consider the source, as you consider the above vid from all angles. Why put this out? Who is served? It certainly serves Jones’ need for eyeballs on his channel. And Williams, if what he claims is true, could be seeking a public remedy for a grievance that would never have likely been resolved privately. We already know President Bill Clinton’s past has extramarital activity in it. Hmmm…

Oh, wait… Isn’t Bill’s wife Hillary the presumptive favorite in a Presidential election? Would Jones, Republican opponent Donald Trump, and/or those aligned with either/both of them, like to muddy the waters on the Democratic candidate’s side given Trump’s poll plummet?

Who’s to say? One might say this, though… freeze-framing Williams and looking at a young Governor Clinton… there could be some resemblance. Interesting.

But what do YOU think? That is all that really matters; now, and on into November.

(And, “It is really not my concern,” is an acceptable answer. Just saying.)

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Life Flight: Videographer Using Camera Drone Helps FEMA Save Hurricane Matthew Victim From The Flood (Video)

Man, hell yeah! This is what we are supposed to be doing with tech. Helping people, even saving lives. We can be the heroes we have been waiting for. Come to think of it…neither Batman, Superman, nor the X-Men had drone cams back in the day. But now we do.

What’s really ‘super’ though is that @ImSoFIRST (yeah, follow dude NOW) did not have to help. But he did. And what if Craig Williams was one of those grumpy dudes cursing Twiter and social media like demons. No need to even imagine the alternative because his brother Chris is safe!

You see a lot of negative things and you hear a lot of awful stuff, but the reality is there are a lot of good people in this world and if you just ask, they will do the right thing. This is one of those moments when humanity came together.
Chris Williams

Watch and be amazed at what we can do for (not to) each other when we try. Start this Fall weekend with warmth in your heart.


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60 Minutes: The New Cold War And The Role Of The Next U.S. President (Video)

Man! Watching pro football is a nice distraction from the real world. But then 60 Minutes follows it with some VERY real world coverage of the new Cold War. This ain’t your father’s or grandfather’s Cold War either. And if you have seen that “Crimson Tide” movie, the submarine footage in this CBS news/documentary segment will give you a familiar chill.

Hmm… it has been a while since I’ve gotten political on here. And while I still #FeelTheBern like a number of my associates, I will be casting my vote this November; and so should YOU.

VOTE DAMMIT! If for no other reason, consider the words of Admiral Cecil Haney talking to interviewer David Martin:

David Martin: So who in the United States government has the authority to order the use of nuclear weapons?
Cecil Haney: Only the President of the United States has that authority.
David Martin: Does Congress have to approve?
Cecil Haney: No, Congress does not have to approve.
David Martin: So these really are the President’s own weapons.
Cecil Haney: It’s our nation’s weapons, with the President’s authority. Yes.

Black Lives Matter. All Lives Matter. Your Vote Matters. It is all a matter of LIFE AND DEATH!

VOTE. Push the button. Vote for the person whose finger will be on the nuke button.


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CNN’s “Green Party” Town Hall With Presidential Nominees ‘Jill Stein’ & VP ‘Ajamu Baraka’

There is a third party choice for President. More about Jill Stein & Ajamu Baraka on “Democracy Now” below….
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Lando Chill talks new album & label signing at Secret Stages (Video: Interview/Performance)

Here at we love Music Festivals and discovering new talent.  So I was invited to cover Secret Stages 2016 a Music Discovery Festival in Birmingham, AL.  This is a two day festival with over 75 acts performing on multiple stages.  One of the artists I was looking forward to was Lando Chill a young talented Rapper, Singer, Songwriter.  He is Chicago born and raised now living in Tuscon and recently signed with Mello Music Group.  I caught up with him before his show and discussed his style, inspiration and putting new album out.  I also have some live footage of his showcase that I caught while in Birmingham.  His new album just released today “For Mark, Your Son” on Mello Music Group available on all digital outlets.  I had the pleasure to discover him and his music after this interview you will want to discover more of his music as well.


-ArtByOdell Twitter/SoundCloud

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Release Of DNC Emails Proves Bias Against Bernie Sanders Campaign And Cost Party Chair Her Job (Video)

Bernie Sanders says the release of DNC emails underscore the position he’s held for months: party chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz needs to go.

(UPDATE: And now she is. Debbie Wasserman Schultz has been ‘quarantined’ and will resign her post.)

Damn, DNC. See why we #FeelTheBern now? Because we feel that y’all are full of that bullsh!t. To be certain, Debbie was just a cyst, the cancer is still within the Democratic Party. Damn and damn it!

To his credit, Senator Sanders is still being the grown up in the room of school gossips: He is still pledging still to back Hillary Clinton and help defeat Trump. Aligned with the party whose leadership tacitly backs those who would malign him.

Wow. Just. Wow. You KNOW the Conservative media and RNC will be all over this, as they should be. DAAAAMMMN!



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CP The Artist Talks About His Upcoming Art Show “7:30” In Atlanta & The Life of an Artist


Atlanta is known for being the place where Music is happening but the visual Arts scene is on the rise as well. From the Forward Warrior Mural project to the graffiti art covered Krog Tunnel & city commissions to enrich areas with Art. Magic is being created in Atlanta’s painting studios along with the music studios. Well one of the artist helping to push forward the scene in Atlanta is CP The Artist. Charlton Palmer a transplant of NJ who makes Atlanta his home talked with us about his upcoming solo show 7:30. (Show is on July, 30th starting at 7:30 585 Well St SW Suite B3 Atlanta, GA 30312) .We also talk what inspires him and what’s on his playlist when he is in the studio.

Full Interview after the jump


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Science: Stan Larkin Lived 555 Days With A Backpack Powered Artificial Heart (Video)

DUDE! It’s like he had a powered heart. A Tony Stark heart. Like Iron Man but without the ‘Arc Reactor’ part. But seriously, the bleak picture of a heart disease patient waiting for an organ – sickly, hospitalized 24-7 the whole duration of the wait – could be a thing of the past! Watch this medical miracle gone sensational viral video… and be amazed!

A 24-year-old man survived 555 days without a heart with the help from a portable artificial heart.



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Seattle Seahawks Running Back Marshawn Lynch Retires From Football (Video)

No tricks. No gimmicky headline to draw eyes on the ‘net. Marshawn Lynch, Super Bowl Champion, Seattle Seahawks standout, Beast Mode… is retiring. Tells 60 Minutes Sports’ Jon Wertheim and all the viewers straight up and down that he is done with the game after nine seasons.

“I’m done. I’m not playing football anymore.”
Marshawn Lynch


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R.I.P. Muhammad Ali


As much as we want it not to be true, reporting from CBS Sports, BBC and myriad news media confirms that the man known worldwide as The Greatest, Muhammad Ali, has passed. He was 74 years old.

Born Cassius Marcellus Clay, Ali stepped into the world’s spotlight by winning a gold medal as a light-heavyweight at the 1960 Rome Olympics. He would go on to defeat Sonny Liston in 1964 to claim his first world title and became the first boxer to capture a world heavyweight championship on three separate occasions. Retiring in 1981, Ali won 56 of his 61 fights as an active professional. However, his accolades do not stop there. Sports Illustrated recognized Ali as “Sportsman of the Century,” and the BBC named him “Sports Personality of the Century.”

Though later more understated as an elder statesman of sport, remembering Ali’s boldness and bigger-than-life presence over the years is what is likely driving the water from your tear ducts now. Even now you hear his braggadocio echo…

I float like a butterfly; sting like a bee.
I am The Greatest!
I shook up the WORLD!
I’m a bad man!

But he was also a champion for Civil Rights and Human Rights the world over. An outspoken member of the Nation Of Islam, a conscious objector to the war in Vietnam (convicted for his stance), a goodwill ambassador (notably meeting Fidel Castro when U.S. – Cuba relations were still very cold) and so much more. Too much more to do justice to his legacy in this Memoriam, but please, if you will, say one more time as he would, “The Champ is here!”

Then, in spirit, join with mourners around the world dealing with the reality that The Champ is with us no more. Hit the jump for some remembrances, quotes and video footage.

Rest Well, Champ.


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Driving While Black in New Jersey (Documentary)

A new report from Seton Hall Law School Center for Policy & Research has found that in the majority-white municipality of Bloomfield, New Jersey, nearly 80 percent of traffic tickets are issued to African American and Latino drivers.

The report also found that most tickets were issued to non-resident minority drivers passing through town, suggesting a “de facto border patrol” policing policy is in effect.

The Bloomfield Police Department — which has begun collecting data on the race of drivers in traffic stops as of January 2016 — rejects the report’s findings.

VICE News reports on Seton Hall’s methodology and on the experience of minority drivers in Bloomfield.

Please note that in this video, Lakisha Finkelstein’s name was misspelled as Latisha Finkelstein.


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Las Vegas Is Pushing For A Sports Dome… And For The Raiders To Call It Home (Video)

What’s lacking is a professional sports team. What’s particularly lacking is the Las Vegas Raiders.

Wow. Now, that’s a pitch video! Las Vegas is putting it out there. The entertainment capital of the world wants a Dome now: For major events AND FOR A PRO FOOTBALL FRANCHISE! Well, will the Raiders ‘happen’ in Vegas? Because you know: What happens in Vegas…


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It’s Official: Super Bowl 2019 Will Be In Atlanta (Video)

Next time someone asks, “What’s so special about Atlanta?” grab their smartphone (or get them here online somehow) and show them this. Then, right as the clip is ending, tell them, “Oh… and Atlanta’s got the SuperBowl coming… AGAIN!”

That’s right. @11AliveNews tweeted it out. ATL ho! (shouted in Lil Jon’s voice)

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John Lewis: Bad Ass Vegan (Exclusive Interview)


Photo Credit: Eye Recap Photography

A favorite phrase that I love is Health is Wealth something I state quite regularly. Sometimes when the conversation starts to get organic people start to check out. Alkaline water, Vegan food, juicing that’s not Hip Hop or is it? Rappers and liquor companies have partnered for decades Sprite and Taco Bell have used Hip Hop in campaigns also. Times are changing, some artists are promoting exercise and nutrition rather than beers & popping pills. I had the pleasure of speaking with John Lewis better known as BadAss Vegan about Nutrition and business. We also discuss his new partnership with Styles P of the Lox regarding his Vegan Smart product. John is not your typical Vegan so this is not your typical interview. He provides tips on how you can transition into the Vegan lifestyle. Before you ask trust me John knows your struggle he is not some hippie that grew up on nuts and berries. Rather someone who grew up in Ferguson/St. Louis an area known for their Beer & BBQ. He is a member of Kappa Alpha Psi so he knows about college campus eating habits as well. We cover it all and he also provides encouragement about taking that entrepreneurial leap. So now get ready to learn what it takes to be a BadAss Vegan!

-ArtByOdell Twitter/SoundCloud

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Africa’s Biggest Mall Opens In South Africa (Video)

Just a mall opening. That’s all. The continent’s biggest mall. Sure, but big or small, a mall’s a mall… Oh wait, the continent is Africa; which is big. And this Mall Of Africa grand opening was HUGE!

By 1:30pm, 70,000 people had walked into Mall of Africa. [Morné] Wilken said many customers were taking advantage of opening sales by large stores such as clothing retailers H&M and Cotton On and electronics group Dion Wired. Starbucks had also opened its second branch in the country and was “trading extremely well.”

“We are really excited about what this mall can do. It is located in an extremely good position. Shopping mall culture is very much entrenched in South Africans. In Gauteng, we hang out at malls. Families go to malls. It’s what we do. We feel we have built a centre which has a strong choice of tenants, more space and more facilities than any other shopping centre in SA,” said Mr. Wilken.

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Former Zulu Nation Acolyte Ronald Savage Acuses Founder Afrika Bambaataa Of Child Sex Abuse (Video)

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I want him to know how much he damaged me growing up. I was just a child. Why did he take my innocence away? Why did he do this to me?
Ronald Savage

Savage was known as “Bee Stinger” when he was a youngster with the Zulu Nation back in the day. Now at 50, suffice it to say, those days are long gone. But to Savage, his days of suffering have gone on too long; and it’s time to air it out.

Savage has publicly accused Zulu Nation founder and Hip-Hop pioneer Afrika Bambaataa of sexually abusing him as a youth.

The Hip-Hop Nation is floored! Must watch (after the jump)… Must NOT jump to judgement. Savage is the only one talking here; but the talk is damning though. In the video above, he also makes a compelling statement in favor of lengthening (or even removing) the statute of limitations for bringing sex crime charges.

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Spike Lee Officially Endorses Bernie Sanders For President

SpikeLeeSpike Lee appears in a new promo ad lending his support to Bernie Sanders for President. Spike Lee joins many other celebrities such as Harry Belafonte, Danny Glover, Killer Mike, Zoë Kravitz, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, & of course yours truly, Jayforce in “feeling the Bern.”

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Al Jazeera Investigates: The Dark Side (Documentary)

Yes, this is the documentary that folks are tying to Peyton Manning. And while the Super Bowl bound quarterback is a key figure in the way all this came about, this work should be allowed to stand on its own as an impactful, informative piece by Al Jazeera. Huge insights into the how and why of high-performing, high-achieving, highly-paid athletes even go there with these chemical enhancements. When is good enough good enough? For them, NEVER. That realization alone should let you begin to understand how far these athletes would go to get the stuff; driving how far/deep into the “Dark Side” folks will go to get the stuff to them.

Al Jazeera investigates the secretive world of doping in sports and raises questions about whether medical professionals are linked to some of the greatest sports heroes.

A related side note: it’s a shame that we are losing Al Jazeera America – one of the few well-respected world-renowned true investigative journalism entities with a foothold in the West. The news agency will shut down in America in April.

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Damon Dash Speaks On His Cousin Stacey Dash ‘Cooning’ For Cash On Fox News (Video)

That’s her job right now: To evoke emotion on that platform… Either way, she’s my cousin.

What Dame is on: Yes, associate the name Dash with cash, but NOT with ‘coonery’… and NOT with Republicans! Well, say what you want about Damon Dash; but he is going to say what he is going to say and mean it. Family or not.

Above he goes straight ahead on the hot topic of the minute – the craziness his cousin Stacey is spitting on Fox News (especially against BET) for the entertainment of White people. But the balance and majority of the interview is about his business and movie moves on deck. Good watch!

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