Tag: Race

The Power of Music to Divide, Unite, and Create Racialized Spaces

Have you ever been to a bar where everyone sings along to both Third Eye Blind’s “Semi-Charmed Life” and Meek Mill’s “Dreams and Nightmares?” Yeah, didn’t think so. I could see the place from the car window. Not too crowded, but certainly not empty — my kind of Friday night spot. We were all smiles as we stepped out

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There’s a Problem With Justin Timberlake Performing At the Super Bowl

Let me be clear, I am no hater of Justin Timberlake. I actually favor the N*Sync member-turned-breakout soloist as one of the great performers of my lifetime. However, Janet Jackson is one of the greatest of all time, and I go hard for her. https://instagram.com/p/8D1FI2qxco/?utm_source=ig_embed&utm_campaign=embed_ufi_test And although I hate talking about this subject, these two artists have lived

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