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Unapologetically BLACK Unapologetically ME I am black beauty personified The black woman is the most disrespected, unprotected, socially, mentally, and emotionally affected…. by the trials and tribulations in this country But we are free Free to grow Free to thrive Free to come alive to express our inner truths to

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Inside feels like the darkness is closing in The demons inside are eating away at my heart They’re hungry for more and more Trying to swim but I can’t see the shore So I kneel down on the floor once I’ve found my way But how can I pray when

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Who is in session? A person presenting in pain She doesn’t know what to do Feeling like she’s going insane Who is in session? Confused, fed up, and just downright tired Amazed at how things get worse Needing help, desired to be inspired. Who is in session? Doubting that she’ll

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LATFB(final)
Arts / Entertainment

On this episode we continue to have those real conversations about whats driving the culture forward! This past week it was Jerrod Carmichael 8, Drake and Rick Ross, and the controversial film Burning Sands. We also discuss Chimamanda Adiche’s transgender comments; was everyone mad about her comments or did they

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Arts / EntertainmentEducation

With all of the hype surrounding Jordan Peele’s recently released film “Get Out”, I find it pertinent to tackle the topic of interracial relationships. A lot of folks in the ‘conscious community’ shy away from this issue because it strikes such a personal chord in their lives. I would never

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LATFB(final)
Arts / Entertainment

On the second episode of Get Far Magazine’s podcast “Live At The Family BBQ” Imani Shani & A. WaL discuss a wide range of topics starting with the Nicki Minaj response to Remy MA, Get Out, Ciara’s Baby photos, Chance’s donation, Somalian famine and many other topics. After discussing current

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Arts / Entertainment

I see you and can’t help but smile Of course that smile can only last for awhile You see There could never be a “you and me” no we, no us I’d hate to say but yes I do look at you with lust Wondering why you affect me so

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Things have drastically changed Yet somehow I’m not going insane Tears never fell when you gave me the news Somehow I still had the blues But they didn’t last long I’m singing a different song I have finally decided to confront my feelings Not for you but for my own

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Education

Unapologetic is the most recent word used to describe a both powerful and conscious black person who is not afraid to give his or her opinion. Such opinions may include: America’s white supremacist mindset and/or consistent trail of systematic oppression, racism, colorism, sexism, misogyny, or any other controversial topic that

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LATFB(final)
Arts / Entertainment

We are excited to give you all the first episode of Live At The Family BBQ! Hosted by A. WaL and Imani Shani. On our first episode we tackle the Oscars, Remy Ma vs Nicki Minaj, Soulja Boy vs Chris Brown, and many other interesting topics. And we explain the

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