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Juneteenth: Sorrow turned Conviction

While the public celebrates Juneteenth in what is now the halfway point of a roller coaster year, it is important to note the true history behind why we celebrate. The day’s significance isn’t to recognize the end of slavery. Rather, June

Eight Songs of Racial Protest

Music has the power to bring people together in the name of solidarity. Throughout protest history, there have always been songs to aide in carrying the cries for social justice. Protest music came into mainstream popularity during the

Happy Birthday Ghostface Killah

Staten Island's own, and at one point a member of the FBI's most wanted list, Denis Coles aka Ghostface Killah was born in 1970 in one of New York City's most often overlooked borough, Staten Island. May 9th marks his 50th birthday.