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PHILLY: 2nd Blackstar Film Festival–8/1-8/4

@blackstarfest presents 75 films including a tribute to Howard U’s Film Program, plus work by Dosunmu, Mutu, Gitonga and others

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WATCH: Kandia Crazy Horse — “California”

For listeners, Kandia Crazy Horse ends the wait.

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The Zimmerman Verdict Around The Web

A sample of the great writing that came out in the wake of George Zimmerman’s acquittal for the murder of Trayvon Martin.

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SUPPORT IT! Duriel Harris’s “Thingification”

@thingification1′s kickstarter needs your support

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LA: Nona Hendryx at LA Gay & Lesbian Center — July 11

@funkrockster touches down in LA to use visual art & tech to fundraise for a worthy cause.

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Afropunk Fest 2013 features Chuck D, Death, The Heavy, Jean Grae & many more!

@afropunk 2013 hits Brooklyn August 24-25! Mark your calendars

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VIDEO: Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) Force-Fed Just Like Guantanamo Bay Prisoners

Yasiin Bey gets force-fed under Guantanamo Bay standard procedures.

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LISTEN: Ebony Bones — “I See, I Say”

@missebonybones tees up her new album, set for August 5!

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PHOTOS: Sandra St. Victor @ BAMCafe — June 29

Some shots from @sandrastvictor’s BAMCafe show via Stephen McCain

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Fear Of A Black President

Some excerpts from Ta-Nehisi Coates’s tour de force on Obama, race and the limits of integration.

GOOD READ: Hate Crimes Always Have A Logic: On The Oak Creek Gurudwara Shootings

A perspective on the Oak Creek, WI shootings from a member of the Sikh community

GOOD READ: Erykah Badu to Wayne Coyne: “Kiss my glittery ass!”

In case you missed it, Ms. Badu’s choice words to Mr. Coyne

GOOD READ: Jeff Chang On The Legacy of Chuck Brown

A worthwhile read on the go-go legend

GOOD READS: #TrayvonMartin Around The Web

So much conversation–and now maybe some justice–for this young man.

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