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What is the definition of a "Successful" black man and by your or who else's standards?


     On another infamous social site this picture was posted.  It got about 1900 hits with half the number of comments, cool if you want to be popular.  What's just as disturbing is the captions that came with the photo.   The original or sub caption reads "INSTEAD OF TEACHING HIS SON HOW TO READ OR BECOME A SUCCESSFUL BLACK MAN........NIGGA TRAINING HIM 2 GO 2 JAIL EARLY!!!!"        Now I commend the person who posted the pic for trying to reach out but then I continued on to read the name of the alias of the person who posted it and let me tell you, that person maybe the person in the same picture or the person who took it.  Hey it's all about credibility.  Don't be mad, just saying.    The second captions reads "Even got lil bro in a wifebeater waiting for his chance at...
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A failed system, or is it?


    Above is a picture of Frederico Bruno, he is accused of pushing his ex-girlfriend and 3 month old child out of a window three stories high.  He climbs down from the same window, finds a metal bar stool leg and beats her with it as she is lying on top of the 3 month old baby who broke her fall to a concrete ground.  Read that over again.  Take a deep breath.  Now who is the blame for this type of violence?  Before you go any further, let me add this too...the widow also had an air conditioner installed in it.  For real!  Who do you blame for this type of violence?  Violence has such a profound meaning.  It sure can sway any jury.  Oh did I tell you, he sliced up the victim's friend who attempted to call the police.  Yes sir!  He left them all for dead....
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Open Book with Envy Red & Q: The Jaded Episode/ Self Publishing part 2 (Special Mix by DJ Ant Love)

Envy Red breaks the self publishing game down with this jewel from Jaded.      Open Book presents the Jaded Episode part 2. In the 2nd half of our interview Envy Red sheds some light on the misconceptions of publishing industry and talks about her next venture Drama Baby.  This is a must see episode as Envy and I try to go over the publishing game with some do's and don'ts'.  She gives special thanks to the current King of Urban Lit, Mr.Treasure E. Blue. This week's music was provided by The King of Crowd Rockers: DJ Ant Love of the Mo' Nique Show.   Highlights include: Drama Baby, a business for the babies Treasure E. Blue The state the of publishing industry Do's and Don'ts  Lessons learned "They" do what "You" say Q's Cuts this week was provided by The Mo'Nique Show's very own DJ Ant Love: The Old School...
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SAGGIN': NIGGAS spelled backwards, but going in the same direction.


Eugenics strikes again...        85% of the public thinks this fashion statement is something new & original...bullshit!  No it's not original and it's part of a far more bigger plan than people do not wish to believe.  A friend on another social site made a post about Men wearing sagging pants and how it disturbs her.  She posted it 1 day  ago when this has been going on since the early 90's.  Remember Easy E's track "We Want Easy"?  Y'all know that was Easy's & The D.O.C's (yeah it's true) baby mama R&B vocalist Michell'e asking the famous line "Easy, why you wear your pants like that?"  Y'all know Easy is not turning over in his grave, he's digging his way out to pull the pants up on all these men today!  Or maybe he was trying to tell us something.  He did die of AIDS and Dr. Dre...
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Open Book with Envy Red & Q: High Roller, interview part 2

Open Book presents High Rollers, the interview part 2.  Envy Red & Q continue their interview about her new novel High Rollers.  Q wants to know about the fem fatale in most novels.  He and Envy discuss life off the wood.     Open Book started as a forum on Author's Info for writers, authors, publishers, storytellers, bloggers, vloggers.  If you have a story to tell, tell us. 
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