Friday, January 15, 2016
Chicago - Poets, lyricists, singers, musicians and even fashion designers came together to showcase their talents to the public for one night. Except most of these artists would probably have trouble getting into a 21-and-up venue, merely small problems in the lives of the young and talented.
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By the end of the night, collaborations between different avenues of creativity mashed together forming a brotherhood and sisterhood of artists.
The M Report caught the sights and sounds of what they had to say.
Thursday, January 14, 2016
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I imagine it's because of the years and years of sweeping the shootings under the bed of politics that the uncivilized use of force broke the camel's back a long time ago and so the time has come for the public's right to know.
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It was jarring just to watch the shooting of the Virginia reporter and her cameraman that was aired on live TV last year. Remember how many times it was on auto-replay on Twitter? I do.
But if that is the same cause-and-effect mentality as if to produce shocking revelations for change, I understand to a point.
Rehashing the pain of those lives lost almost seems like it re-buries that person and in many cases multiple peoples' lost dignity over and over again each time it plays.
I get it and at the same time, I don't.
Dear Justice, Please return from pause.We rewind our mistakes hoping one day to press forward.