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.
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.
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.