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Jessie Williams asks “What about black pain is so fun to you?” 1

Jessie Williams asks “What about black pain is so fun to you?”

The exposure of killings of black people by law enforcement, or wanna be cops, has shown the world a very ugly side of the United States of America. It’s nothing new of course but with a camera in every pocket these incidences see the light of day more often now. Jessie Williams, most known for his role as Dr. Jackson Avery on Grey’s Anatomy, used his platform on Twitter to speak on these realities. The questions he raises I’ve often asked myself, even more so lately. What is it about blackness that enrages whiteness? Certainly there are some long-standing emotional...

FBI Director James B. Comey 3

Dear Law Enforcement – It’s Your Fault We Justifiably Don’t Trust You

There’s been a lot of fuss lately about Apple’s move to take themselves out of the encryption loop when it comes to having access to your private data that you store on products you purchase from them. Apple will no longer have access to the private keys that can decrypt the information on your personal devices. Google quickly followed suit. The decision makes them unable to comply with law enforcement’s request for your private information. The move was celebrated by users concerned with the privacy of things they save on devices that have become ubiquitous to modern life. That ubiquity...

iPhone 6 Case - Yup, it's that damn big 0

iPhone 6 and Apple Watch Thoughts

#455057716 / gettyimages.com It’s that time of the year where Apple self-proclaims themselves the ushers of the next big thing. This year’s two big reveals at Apple’s September 2014 Special Event were the latest iteration of the game changing smartphone, the iPhone 6, and the much speculated about, Apple Watch or as the rumors called it, the iWatch. The iPhone comes out every year with some speed and power improvements and a barely distinguishable, at least to me, design case. Regardless of with Jony Ive says and no matter how nice they are to look at, they all still basically...

Ferguson Live Stream 0

Ferguson Live Stream

UPDATED — Nov. 26 St. Louis County Police Scanner The ongoing fight in Ferguson in protest of the police murder of Mike Brown. If these streams go down and you know of another please leave the link in the comments. Also check the live stream of information from Reddit http://www.reddit.com/live/tdrph3y49ftn/ #ferguson Tweets Incident Google map of incidences in Ferguson: https://mapsengine.google.com/map/embed?mid=zQXCU9jTCWt8.k_AxWZwk4ODM

Stephen A. Smith Is Being Unfairly Demonized 0

Stephen A. Smith Is Being Unfairly Demonized

#166943585 / gettyimages.com Some topics can’t be discussed because emotions run too high. There are certain triggers that shut people’s faculties of reason down completely and doesn’t allow for further or clear listening. Even if you agree with their fundamental point, there is an absolute, all or nothing, position that gets clung to in those situations. Stephen A. Smith is learning that right now in the wake of his comments within a discussion about NFL player Ray Rice. This didn’t go over well. Many people immediately went into “he’s blaming the victim” mode and completely tuned out the real point...