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The Daily: Dorothy Counts and the others before us. Shake That Load Off #Liberation

Dorothy counts, one of four black students chosen to integrate various high schools in north carolina. Dorothy counts was taunted by, spit on, and harassed by other white classmates during her first four days of school 50 years ago on september 4, 1957.


Photos via Black-Vintage

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New Music: Erykah Badu “Window Seat”

Listen to the first “official single” “Window Seat” from New Amerykah pt.2: Return of the Ankh out, which drops March 30th

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Can I get a window seat don’t want nobody next to me. You see I just want a chance to fly, a chance to cry…. But I need you to want me. I need you to miss me. I need somebody to come get me. I need your attention. I need your energy… I need you next to me. I need some claim me. I need your direction. Somebody say ‘come back, come back baby come back’

Download MP3 here

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Erykah Badu’s “Twinkle”



There was much buzz about Erykah Badu’s new release “New AmErykah: World War Part 4.” I heard the first release Honey on 95.5 WPGC and wondered if Erykah had rolled over in bed and coughed a song into the mic. The song sounds lazy and underdeveloped. Good enough for the radio, but not good enough for her talents or her fans. Convinced the rest of “New AmErykah” would be the same, I passed on buying it. Later, I found my suspicions were only 90 percent accurate.