Jay Z narrates “The War On Drugs Is An Epic Fail”

http://graphics8.nytimes.com/video/players/offsite/index.html?videoId=100000004642370 In the short film, Jay Z gives a brief timeline of the failed War on Drugs. It all started with Richard Nixon in 1971. Fast forward to the 2010s, White entrepreneurs benefit and dominate the “new” marijuana industry while blacks and latinos are victims of it. The illustrations are provided by Molly Crabapple, a New […]

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Throwback Thursday: Res 

Before Santigold, SZA, and FKA Twigs, Res was an alternative black girl in the early 2000s. With the release of her debut album How I Do, she combined indie rock, soul and R&B. “Golden Boys” is the first-track of How I Do. She talks about the industry boys and all of their typical antics. It’s funny how this song […]

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