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Politics: Now The Choice Is Clear For Democrats. It’s Bernie Sanders Or Joe Biden (Video)

Okay, so now we have thinned the herd of Democratic opposition for President Trump’s position in 2020. I was clearly on my #FeelTheBern with Senator Sanders last go ’round, but now Papa Joe Biden is in the race for the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Presidential race; Barack Obama’s Veep and right hand man. What to do?

I’ll leave the who to you. But the what… you gotta VOTE! My state’s vote is coming up. And I will be voting for one of these guys, so I really have to study up. Up first (above), I am putting my ‘incumbent’ choice, Bernie Sanders. Hit the jump to see Joe Biden’s speech.

#GetIntoIt #GetInvolved #Campaign2020

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Wise Intelligent Speaks On Hip-Hop Music’s Move Away From Positive Messaging (Video)

And when Rodney King got the beating, heads responded properly!

“Fight The Power”… for those who really felt that song… it was way more than a song. It was an anthem, a call to action, a we-take-no-more-sh!t CHARGE for us! And ‘they’ do not want us getting charged up like that. THEY, in turn, will deliberately, but quietly, shut the rally down; by taking away the bullhorn so we no longer here the rally cry.

Maybe you don’t get me. But watch and listen to the Poor Righteous Teacher Wise Intelligent… You will.

Wise Intelligent of Poor Righteous Teachers talks about the deliberate effort to silence positive Hip-Hop.
– Boom Bap Nation

(See. I’m not mad at ‘mumble rappers’… But why can’t we hear more positivity to balance it out? You KNOW the answer: We hear what THEY want us to hear more of… and NOT that positive ‘ish. NO Brother. NO Sister. THEY don’t want you to KNOW much about that.)

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Mysonne Speaks And Spits Fire To Fire Up A Crowd Of Protesters (Video)

I have never been to a real rally rally. Know what I mean? But the energy that General Mysonne brought to the army of protesters gathered in the video above… I gotta believe that the feeling I got from this would be what I’d get from an event like that! Watch.

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Inky Johnson Speaks On His Relentless Drive To Live (Video)

Inky Johnson’s story is unbelievable; but believe it! “Relentless Determination” is an understatement. But the way that Inky tells his story – well stated. You will probably want to run through a WALL after watching this #IsThatAllYouGot #GiveMeSomeMore #2020Vision

2020 is here! ✨You’ve set your resolutions for the next decade. Now here’s the mindset you’ll need to maintain if you really want to achieve them.
– The Daily Goalcast

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Gary Vaynerchuk Speaks On Living Your Best Life… With No Regrets (Video)

How you make your money is more important than how much you make.

The biggest poison… REGRET! You don’t want it in your life… AT ALL! Stop making excuses and start making moves to make yourself HAPPY! That’s what GrayVee wants for you. Don’t you want it for yourself?

THERE IS NOTHING WORSE THAN WISHING YOU COULD GO BACK AND CHANGE SOMETHING, BUT IT’S TOO LATE. MAKE SURE TO ACT ON YOUR INTUITION NOW AND NEVER THINK TWICE ABOUT IT.
GaryVee

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Gary Vaynerchuk Speaks On What Is Really Important: Happiness (Video)

Just in case you need a bit more help in the “What Do I Have To Be Grateful For?” department, listen to what the GaryVee has to say. The real game is HAPPINESS, people. Reset your sights and go for that. That money and bling-and-thing game… your ‘score’ will NEVER be high enough when you hear that final buzzer (playing a no-win game sets you up to lose). Go for happiness.

Gary says it better. Check him out above.

We put money and financial success on a pedestal at the expense of our own happiness. So many of you would be much happier if you quit your current job that you hate and made 20% less doing something you actually love every day of your life. Of course, we all need money to survive but once you are living reasonably, the money will not make you significantly happier.
GaryVee

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Black Thought Speaks To A Roomful Of Creatives & To Creatives Around The World (Video)

Man! I am so glad he finally addressed the whole Tariq vs. Tarik spelling of his name. Had me messed up trying to get his name right in these write-ups. Okay, there’s WAY more to his speech than that. Good wisdom. I’m just saying that part stuck out right at the start.

Black Thought speaks at the Here Are All The Black People event, Oct 30, 2019. Put together by The One Club for Creativity.
If you’re a creative PLEASE WATCH.
The Roots

And let me add that this is something worth watching even if you do not consider yourself a creative.

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Speech: Ice Cube’s Remarks At John Witherspoon’s Funeral (Video)

Man. ‘Craig’ HAD to speak on ‘Pops’ passing. It’s only right. RIP John Witherspoon #RIPPOPS

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Killer Mike Declares, Loudly, That “Black People Aren’t Ready For Revolution!” (Video)

Killer Mike making the revolutionary rounds. Beating his drum for real revolution… and why we ain’t ready. SELF reliance is key. If revolution tears DOWN the system, but we are reliant ON the system, how will we survive the revolution?

Powerful share by Dr. Boyce Watkins.

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Activism: James Earl Jones Reads Frederick Douglass’ “What To The Slave Is 4th Of July?” Speech (Video)

Yeah. Here are some real ‘fireworks’ for the 4th for y’all. The historic, convicting words of Abolitionist Frederick Douglass; brought to life by living legend James Earl Jones.

In a Fourth of July holiday special, we hear the words of Frederick Douglass. Born into slavery around 1818, Douglass became a key leader of the abolitionist movement. On July 5, 1852, in Rochester, New York, he gave one of his most famous speeches, “The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro.” He was addressing the Rochester Ladies Antislavery Society. This is actor James Earl Jones reading the speech during a performance of historian Howard Zinn’s acclaimed book, “Voices of a People’s History of the United States.” He was introduced by Zinn.
– Democracy Now!

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Issa Rae Pays Tribute To Denzel Washington (Video)

Every man… THE man and that man! I heard that Issa. But no cap, YOU are that woman! And sis, you and that dress are a match made to light my FIRE! Respek on the name Denzel Washington for certain. But can I get a “HAVE MERCY!” for our sexy speaker Issa Rae?

Issa Rae talks about Denzel Washington at the 47th AFI Life Achievement Award Gala Tribute on June 6, 2019 at the Dolby Theatre. The AFI LIFE ACHIEVEMENT AWARD: A TRIBUTE TO DENZEL WASHINGTON aired on Thursday, June 20, at 10:00 PM (ET/PT) on TNT. Sister network Turner Classic Movies (TCM) will also air the special in October 2019, during a night of programming dedicated to Washington’s work.
– American Film Institute

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Minister Louis Farrakhan Speaks In Honor Of Nipsey Hussle At The Marathon Clothing Store (Video)

He smoked reefer. Me, too.

How dope is this! The Minister came to speak life where it was taken. Real talk. The realest. I (and you, I’m sure) keep finding that we miss Nipsey Hussle more and more each day… at least for now. Beautiful words. Lyrical. In celebration of Hussle the hood inspiration #RIPNIP

The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan speaks on Nipsey Hussle at The Marathon Clothing Store in Los Angeles, California on April 10, 2019.
The Nation Of Islam

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Nipsey Hussle’s Memorial Service: Black Sam’s Speech (Video)

Courtesy All Ohio TV.

Get your full issues of tissues because you will cry real tears here. Truly touching and REAL speech from Nipsey’s brother Black Sam. You will feel pain, and joy, and remorse, and pride by the time this clip is done. What a legacy Black Sam speaks life to. And it is not done. The Marathon Continues!

And the whole service is embedded after the jump, courtesy PBS NewsHour. Yes, Nipsey got full coverage on PBS like be was Mr. Rogers. He kind of was. RIP to Neighborhood Nip from Crenshaw and Slauson.

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DMC Has A Message For The DJs & Fans At Mobile Beat Las Vegas (Video)

Shout to Gerald Olivari with BV Mobile Apps for sharing this awesomeness from DMC.

Y’all (fans, us included) have been showing love to DMC for decades. So, he has to keep getting on stages and wrecking ’em. And he’s TIRED. Whew!

(HAAA! What a wonderful problem to have, right? Keep going, Darryl Mac! We love you, man!)

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Advice: Les Brown Declares That It ‘Pays to Be Hungry’ (Video)

Les Brown… if you want to do anything worthwhile in life, you’ve got to be HUNGRY!!!
Mr. Washington

We’re almost clear of the “resolution season,” so this isn’t about making you want to make one… and motivation to do so, or to see one you’ve already made through, has to well up from within. So, no, inspirational speaker Les Brown is not speaking on this to give you goals.

However, by the time the clip is over, you really should be thinking about them and how hard you WILL go for them starting NOW!

Les Brown is considered to be one of the greatest speakers the world has ever seen. But growing up labeled ‘educable mentally retarded’ made it virtually impossible for him to get there. Young, ready and hungry, Les Brown reveals how he scored his dream job in the most impossible way.
– Goalcast

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Dwayne Johnson Speaks On Starting From The ‘Rock Bottom,’ Going To The Top & Fighting To Stay There (Video)

At some point, you gotta be f**king tired of not being number one… and you gotta f**king play angry. And I play ANGRY!

What I like most about this… Dwayne is telling us what HE went through, what HE is going for, and what works for HIM! And all the motivation from it, therefore, has to be coming from a place where his purest intentions are kept.

Whew! Listen.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Most Inspiring Speech (Video)

I hate Plan B.

Wow. Governor Terminator aka Arnold Schwarzenegger gave an inspiring speech that ‘broke the internet’ and I almost missed it. Trust, it’s good. It will make you want to take the advice he gives with regard to the keys to success… WORK YOUR AZZ OFF!

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Sports Commentator Jemele Hill Speaks On Her Challenging Upbringing & Being An Advocate For Rape Survivors (Video)

Okay, Jemele Hill has a firm, fixed position on my ‘can get it’ list. No question. No fight over that wanted or needed. Wokeness and sexiness all in one thick mocha shake. Whew!

Now that ‘Three One Three’ short she is rocking… y’all might have to fight my homie BIGCRAZ313 over that.

Okay, but for real. What an insightful clip! I will definitely be on the lookout for other clips from this sit-down with Jemele to share.

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Dave Chappelle Speaks On Ethics And The Relevance Of What He Did NOT Do (Video)

What was that? You wish there was more Dave Chappelle content posted on here? Well, what a coincidence 😉

In a rare interview, comedian Dave Chappelle tells “CBS This Morning” co-host Gayle King about why he is connecting with a part of his family history at Allen University in Columbia, South Carolina. His great-grandfather, Bishop William David Chappelle, was a former President at the University.
– CBS This Morning

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Speech: Dave Chappelle Accepts Harvard’s WEB DuBois Honor (Video)

That’s what makes us Chappelles great… WE KNOW WHEN TO QUIT!

Not before at least ONE more standup special though. He said so above.

In general, more Dave Cha-P please. Indeed! Check out the full stream of his acceptance speech for an award from Harvard. GREAT speech! Great introduction, too.

And just LOOK at the folks Dave is on stage with. WOW! Some awesome company.

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