I often ask, “…but how does this ‘statistic’ affect you?”
Is a microwave mentality creating the same outcome as microwaved food… appetizing superficially but unappealing at its core?
“Without trying to disrespect anybody’s beliefs, [Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X] are our prophets for our generation,” Kweli said. “In the scope of history, they haven’t been gone for too long. Someone asked me ‘Do you think the spirit of King is in hip-hop?’ And if you think about it, hip-hop wouldn’t exist […]