Text by Dr. Nina Radcliff & Photos by K. Cecchini How many of us can look back at 2014 and say that we feel as though we starred in the spaghetti Western “The Good, the Bad, the Ugly?” Though I am no Clint Eastwood, I for one, can. As we take down our Christmas stockings, … More Dr. Nina Radcliff’s 7 New Year’s Resolutions
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#Halfby2030. Glenn E. Martin’s key vision is to cut the United States incarceration rate by half in 15 years – while reducing the crime rate. To learn about his progress since our interview in June, I followed up with him on the phone last week regarding the vehicle for his objective, JustLeadershipUSA. Since then, JustLeadershipUSA … More The Most Significant Domestic Threat?
Text by Dr. Nina Radcliff & Photos by K. Cecchini Many of us will be raising our glasses to toast “new dreams, new days, new desires, and new ways” for the New Year. It is a time to reminisce about the past and hope for the future. While it is always important to moderate alcohol … More Dr. Nina’s What You Need To Know: About Drinking, Our Safety and Our Health
Here’s the first part of the list I’m sure you have all been driven crazy in anticipation for the second part?! Without further ado, let us continue with the most important list you’ll see during this ten minute span: 5. GAZELLE TWIN–UNFLESH UNFLESH is the sonic equivalent of a violent assault; a soundscape dominated by electronic buzzing … More Best of 2014, Part DEUX
Text by @KralTunes By this point in the holiday season, it is damn near impossible to escape the audio assault of festive Christmas music. Every corner of every block has it blaring from the rafters. What makes it even more nauseating is the fact that you only hear like 3,827 versions of 12 different songs … More Marian Call: Have Yourself A Die Hard X-Mas
Text and Photo by K. Cecchini Justice cannot breathe in our nation, either, while our African-American brothers -and sisters- disproportionately suffer at the hands of our justice system. Whether the system puts a tag on their toe or cuffs on their hands, African-Americans -and other people of color- are prey to the inherent theme in … More “I Can’t Breathe.”
Text by @KralTunes Just hear those sleigh bells ringin’ an… Yes, it’s that time of the year (at least for the first time) for the annual best of list that everyone will no doubt bitch and moan about relentlessly, as if these things matter to anyone (except that 2014 ROLLING STONE list, which BTW, was … More BEST OF 2014, Part Un
Text and Screenshot by K. Cecchini We babysat our 5 year-old niece last weekend, and like many young girls in the United States right now, she has been indoctrinated into the perfect pink world of the Disney princesses. So of course, we were treated to renditions of “Let it Go” and a parade of trademarked … More “Working that Photoshop” on Elsa
Help! I’m Addicted to Sugar I am a sugar-holic: I crave it, I indulge in it, and I lose control. While sugar is in no way nicotine or other street drugs, it is possible to be addicted to sugar. Our sweet tooth (in my case, plural, sweet “teeth”) stems from the reality that sugar can … More Dr. Nina’s What You Need to Know: To Kick That Sugar Addiction to The Curb