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Activism/Politics: Dear Young People, “Don’t Vote” (Video)

This ad by Occupy Democrats is good, scary good. Don’t think it will ‘scare’ millennials, but maybe it will get them thinking… maybe even ‘dared’ into voting in next month’s midterm elections.

Hope so #KnockTheVote #VoteDammit


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Lord Jamar Speaks Bling, Bootlegging, Black People Not F**king With Politics And More (Video)

Lord Jamar is a VladTV mainstay, known to get live for the camera. Now, in front of a live audience on camera, you think he’s gonna change up? Um… the answer is heeelllllll no! Dude starts this clip even keel but goes raw soon enough.

Earlier this year Lord Jamar sat down for a VladTV interview in front of a live audience and he remembered back to a time in rap when it wasn’t cool to wear big chains or be flashy. The Brand Nubian rapper explained that he stopped wearing jewelry because he didn’t want to promote drug culture, adding, “We wanted to be on some positive s***.”

Later, the conversation shifts to politics, as Lord Jamar shares his thoughts on why he believes Hillary Clinton was promised a presidency back when the Bill Clinton/Monica Lewinsky scandal hit. To hear more of what he had to say on the situation, including why he believes Trump is doing good whether he wins or loses, hit the above clip.

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Stephen A. Smith Speaking His Mind About Mayweather, The Power Of The Black Vote And More (Video)

Just saying, Stephen A. makes a good hedge mid-beginning of this clip: ‘In terms of anticipation‘ this will be the fight of a [quarter] century. Hope it lives up to that this weekend. Check out the often controversial, always outspoken Smith in this interview.

Never shy to speak his mind, ESPN host Stephen A. Smith joined Renada for an in depth discussion on the upcoming Mayweather/Pacquiao fight & reveals the real reason Mayweather is hated. He also explains why he wishes every Black American would vote Republican for one election; touches on NBA playoffs, Black athletes & more! A must watch!

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History/Politics: After 50 Years, Civil Rights Pioneer John Lewis Still Says ‘We Cannot Give In!’ (Video)

RESPECT to the only living speaker/organizer from the 1963 March on Washington DC, Congressman John Lewis! What were you (or will you be) doing at 23? Probably not getting beaten trying to achieve the right to vote, thanks to the Congressman, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Dr. Bernard LaFayette and other activists who marched and fought for for that right for us! Check out the video of the Civil Rights pioneer still speaking on it above. We cannot give up… we cannot give in!

“I gave a little blood on that bridge in Selma, Alabama for the right to vote. I am not going to stand by and let the Supreme Court take the right to vote away from us.”

Representative Lewis, referencing his suffering at ‘Bloody Sunday’ in Selma decades ago, is talking about the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent stripping of the Voting Rights Act; as Dixie-crat states in the South are now allowed to make voting laws without having them cleared by the Federal Court or Government. Come on! There was a REASON we needed to have Federal oversight of Southern states’ voting policymaking… to make/keep things fair! If you need a ‘refresher’ course, Google ‘Gomillion v. Lightfoot’ (and Tweet me if you like; as I am from Tuskegee, Alabama… we can talk).



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