ASo by now, I'm sure most of us have been amazed by the fact that Senegalese rapper Akon is more than a multi-platinum selling artist, songwriter, and producer; he can now add the title humanitarian to his list of successful ventures.
KIn a world where rappers turn into actors and clothing designers, very few are brave enough to set foot into the world of politics, unless of course you're Killer Mike. Proclaiming "If I Win, We Win," the Run The Jewels rapper took to Instagram on June 15, 2015 to announce that he would be running for Georgia State Representative for District 55.
NEarlier this month, in an audacious attempt to spark a moral debate about race in America, CNN Tonight host Don Lemon asks viewers, "Does this offend you?" while holding a sign reading the racial epithet "NIGGER."
RIt appears that the fashion industry, amongst many other artistic and entertainment outlets, has an arch-nemesis; her name is cultural appropriation. At the forefront of this topic is the June/July issue of Teen Vogue magazine, in which a fair-skinned, racially ambiguous model is sporting an African-American hairstyle known as Senegalese Twists.