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Social Media Content Control or No New Sharecropping, No, No, No

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Social media content control, as well as curation, can be a difficult process. Once we have comfortably programmed our favorite phone application to remember our screen names and passwords, we tend to forget that we are providing content in a means similar to sharecropping. Now, for Black African Americans familiar with US sharecropping, this metaphor…

My Love/Hate Relationship With Twitter

My Love Hate Relationship With Twitter

It’s official—I hate Twitter again.   For quite some time I’ve had a love-hate relationship with Twitter, manic tweeting one minute, closing my account the next. I’ve been trying to figure out why I hate Twitter since early 2012. I think I may have finally figured it out: Groupthink. While I cannot say Erykah Badu…

Finding Ebooks Online

  Step 0: Get virus protection. If you’re downloading anything from the internet you should have virus protection. It goes a long way towards protecting the life of your computer and everything on it.   Step 1: Figure out what you want to read and keep a list. I personally use Amazon’s wishlist to keep…

Black Bloggers: Don’t Hate Your Own People While Writing About Santorum In The Hood

“Our interpretations are rooted in personal narratives about ourselves, and these narratives aren’t always so positive, as is the case with teenagers who feel like rebels without a cause, college students who are convinced they were admissions errors, and adults who always seem to assume the worst about their relationships.   …Cognitive-behavioral therapy(CBT). CBT assumes…

Dedicated To The Whack Writer In You…

“…and if I ego-trip/or my head is fucked/I take my ass back/to where I grew up/ and get real, boy/it’s never too late/before I be like you/and make a weak ass tape…”- Too Short, “In The Trunk”   Much of what I dislike in this new age writing(why do we hate the word blogging so?)…