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Women Of Color Are Trying To Get Out Of The United States (Video)

Damn. Has it come to this? Our sistas go on retreats… women do, PEOPLE do… but the driver for WHY they are going in this piece. They need PEACE! And a SAFE space! A vacay trip is about ‘escape’ but this is an ESCAPE escape from the real harm they suffer.

It comes as no surprise that a time when White supremacist groups have gained increased public notoriety and the President has disparaged African nations as “sh!tholes,” many Black Americans are feeling isolated and unsafe in communities or workplaces.

Many of them are turning those frustrations into acts of self-preservation, and are spending significant money to get outside of the country and away from the people who make them feel that way.

Since the election of President Trump, at least 5 black-owned trip organizations have told VICE News that they’ve experienced upticks in interest from clients eager to get out of the United States.

VICE News followed a group of women to the Women of Color Healing Retreat in Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica; a travel experience that emphasized yoga, vegan food, political education seminars, and specifically banned White people.

– VICE News Tonight

And the commentary of Trump, and his supporters. Just watch.

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Was Wakanda, The Homeland Of “Black Panther,” Based On An Ancient African Empire? (Video)

If When you are sitting in a theater in a few days, watching “Black Panther” with your eyes and mouth wide open, saying to yourself that this is so dope… you get it! If you get the feeling that it feels ‘real’ – Wakanda and all – then you reeeeally get it! Watch this vid and see how close to right your thinking is.

Plus, you can read up on how real Wakanda could be here.

MORE: WAKANADA SOUNDS LIKE AN ANCIENT AFRICAN KINGDOM (NPR)

(Keep going. There’s more after the jump.)

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Technology: Ehang’s Passenger-Carrying Drone (Video)

Drones for racing & recreation, drones for recreation, drones for exploration, drones for the military. Indeed, there are drones for home and work, but how about for the commute (e.g. for human transportation)? Yeah… that’s coming.

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Expert Cryptocurrency Investor Ian Balina Speaks On Initial Coin Offerings And Token Metrics (Video)

Got another vid from the cryptocurrency guru Ian Balina. Have you gotten in on this yet? Whether you have or not, lean in. Watch and learn.

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Travel: Arizona’s Blue Water Paradise (Video)

Admittedly, I’m more likely to take a trip and be fascinated enough by the hotel room. Probably why I am not on the official JayForce Travel Squad. But that’s alright because I know the fam would dig this!

@ojones1

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Diary Of A Cryptocurrency Made Man: Ian Balina (Video)

I first started investing in Cryptocurrencies early 2017. I didn’t know much in the beginning but one of the first people I started to follow on IG, twitter, & youtube was Ian Balina. It’s still not too late for people to get involved in Cryptocurrencies.

Introducing Diary of a Made Man, my video diary of my journey in life and in cryptocurrency investing. Get an inside look at the grind, and all the key people and events in the cryptocurrency market. Really excited to share this journey with you all. I believe sharing perspectives like this will help cryptos reach more mainstream adoption.
Ian Balina

More after the jump, including behind the scenes video.

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Soul Flyers Catch Their Plane… In Wingsuits! (Video)

This is f**king INSANE! I have often said that you will not catch me jumping out of a perfectly good working plane. So, SOMEBODY goes, and films, not just one, but TWO wing flyers. And two crazy fools jump off a cliff and fly right INTO a plane, entering from the side, and LANDING inside!

@ojones1

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African Men Being Sold Into Slavery In 2017 (Video)

Big strong boys for farm work… 400… 700…
You are watching an auction of human beings.

Holy sh!t. That ache in your gut is probably not as profound as it would have been a century ago, or if you were actually being auctioned, but it SHOULD NOT BE THERE AT ALL! Just like this slave trade going on today. It should not be going on, in Libya, or ANYWHERE!

Smugglers in Libya are auctioning migrants off as slaves. At a property outside Tripoli, CNN’s Nima Elbagir witnessed a dozen men go under the hammer in the space of minutes.
– CNN

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Advice: Stranded On An Island? Don’t Panic…

After a day of overstuffing my belly with a house full of loved ones, I just thought it interesting to come across this vid about maybe starving and dying alone. Macabre much? Hahahaaa!

Still full (burp) from Turkey Day though. Not starving for a loooong time homie 😉

@ojones1

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Pablo Escobar’s Son Recounts His Time Growing Up In The Family Of A Drug Kingpin (Documentary)

Sweet Christmas… God’s Favorite is one thing, but daaaaamn. Escobar’s son said his dad was seeing over $400 million a week??? Daaaamn again!!!

Pablo Escobar’s Son Sebastian Marroquin Reveals What His Childhood Was Like And How He Feels About His Infamous kingpin Father.
– Bird Plan

Of course, this story is about more than drugs, money, and drug money. Watch.

(And this ‘Popeye’ cat… wowww!)

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Food & Culture: Fried Flowers? We Can Eat Flowers… Fried? (Video)

We all know that everything tastes better deep-fried…

Not saying I’d take a trip to Thailand just to try this, but not saying I wouldn’t… if someone else was paying for the ticket. I got my own fried flower money! Something tells me that this is delicious.

Plus, the li’l lady selling ’em looks like a sweetheart 🙂

@ojones1

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Food & Culture: Cheese-Stuffed Fried Chicken (Video)

So anything is tastier fried… because ‘Murica! But how about fried AND STUFFED WITH CHEESE!!?? Answer: Oh hells yes! Which is what you would likely say after every bite of this cheese-stuffed fried chicken. Culinary brilliance!

@ojones1

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Making French Montana’s “Unforgettable” Provided Opportunity & Footage For A Compelling Documentary: “My Project, Their Reality” (Video)

Remember that “Unforgettable” joint that Montana did with Swae Lee? This documentary/behind-the-scenes is about the place (Uganda) and people that provided the backdrop and warmth for the video. Gave French Montana life again when it came to Hip-Hop. Watch and get a feel for why…

(After the jump, in the pics, you see the most gripping moment of the short film… The kid, Ronnie, said “if” he grows up. “IF”… no kid his age should be ‘hedging’ in life because he may not live to grow up. Wow. Well worth watching this story.)

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Watch This “Flights from Hell” Documentary From Channel 4 (Video)

Daaaaamnnn! Might need to make this required viewing for the Jayforce Travel Squad! People can make things go loco, and at 30,000 feet that ain’t good. And this is not just some sanitized report. This is passenger-shot footage used to tell the story!

This shocking, surprising and entertaining documentary uses footage captured on passengers’ cameras and phones to reveal extreme behaviour in airports and on planes.
– Top Documentary Films

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Kevin Durant Takes A Trip To India And Sets A New World Record (Video)

There was a Guinness World Record for largest basketball lesson? Yup, and there is a new one now! Shout and respect to KD. Looks like he is living life right and doing dope things with his mills; plus doing it for others, across the globe. That’s how you build a legacy that matters – living life loud, and helping others along the way.

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Civil Rights Activist James Baldwin At Cambridge University Union In 1965… Speaking Like He Is With Us Today (Video)

Is 400 years of slavery building this country (and oppression thereafter) plus many wars of service not enough to justify our right to have some say in its running… without having to hear, “You can leave it if you don’t love it”… Well, isn’t it? Answer: YES! Moreover, we are not going to be ousted by anyone. We helped BUILD this place ‘they’ say we can ‘leave’ (like it isn’t OURS, too)! Sure, this declaration has an angry tone. So I will let activist/scholar James Baldwin say it. Words from so long ago. Could he have known they’d still be so applicable today?

Prior to the UK release of the Oscar-nominated documentary, I Am Not Your Negro, we take a look at a seminal speech by the film’s subject – writer, essayist, poet and civil rights activist James Baldwin. At Cambridge University Union in 1965, Baldwin debates whether the ‘American dream’ has been achieved at the expense of African-Americans.
– The Guardian

Yeah. And Baldwin even has something to say about the flag in this. So on point.

@ojones1

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Elon Musk Updates The 2017 International Astronautical Congress On The SpaceX Mission To Mars (Video)

Elon Musk is going to Mars. You know that, right? We have been saying it here. But this visual presentation… Okay, you know when a planned trip starts getting real? When you have real talk about how to get there and how to PAY for it. Click play above and watch Musk get real right from the start.

Elon Musk gives new details about SpaceX Mission to Mars at the 2017 International Astronautical Congress (IAC) in Adelaide, Australia and reveals plans to shorten most long distance travels to less than 30 minutes. September 2017.
– Expovista TV

Full disclosure: There is a lot of science & tech in this talk, but you can hang. Press play and get excited about the future of space travel!

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The Most Bizarre Tradition Of Donkey Sex (Documentary)

Some of the locals… They f*ck donkeys.
Ryan Duffy

They are so wrong right for flipping that “Gimme That Donkey Butt” sample for the backbeat for this in the beginning. Haha!

Having sex with donkeys is a part of growing up for some of the local boys on the northern coast of Colombia. We went to investigate this obscure tradition and foolishly said, “we’ll believe it when we see it.”
– VICE

Oh, you didn’t think we were playing about actual DONKEY F*CKING, did you? You might need to schedule a therapist visit BEFORE you watch this. Crazy!

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ChanHays – “Running” feat. Skyzoo x Uptown XO x Elzhi

Yooo! This jawn right here dude. It will have you exclaiming, “WHO is this ChanHays cat?!!?” Normal reassurers might respond, “Don’t worry about it.”

But eff that! WORRY! This artist is gonna be a problem for a long while. And though you might not know ChanHays, but looking at this upcoming album’s credits, Conway The Machine, Roc Marciano, Pharoahe Monch, Rapper Big Pooh, Homeboy Sandman, Masta Ace, and several more feature artists do! And ChanHays’ “Running” (featuring Skyzoo, Uptown XO & eLZhi) is an apropos intro. Facts! Straight Outta Halifax with it.

CHANHAYS – RUNNING FEAT. SKYZOO X UPTOWN XO X ELZHI | HERE (PRE-ORDER)

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Business/Technology: In China, People Usually Carry Less Than $15 In Their Pockets… But NEVER Leave Home Without Their Smartphones (Video)

Got that “Making Moves With Puff” (Craig Mack) playing in the mental for some reason. Something about the headline maybe. Haaaaa, bwoooyyy!

Buuuut, for real, they DON’T gotta get the cash nowadays. See how China is already in the future? Cash is already dead in China. They pay for EVERYTHING with their phones. Cash is NOT king, unlike in the States. They don’t even do credit/debit cards. Even chipping off money to the homeless… all digital, with the phone, homie. Watch!

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