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I Know Russell Simmons’ Heart… by Michael Skolnik

Originally posted on Global Grind:
It was a seven-year fight. A fight that most told him that he would never win. A draconian drug law that had been on the books since 1973 was used to fill up New York…

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The Saggy Pants Don’t Make the Man, The Prisons Do

By Russell Simmons I have received so many calls asking me to further respond to Don Lemon after what he said about me this weekend. And I would agree with him that that jail fashion has become the norm, for even … Continue reading

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Congratulations Black America We’ve Made The KKK Very Proud!!!

By Garvey Ashhurst In early 2011, the Ku Klux Klan released a letter applauding young black males for their efforts, and thanking them for their contribution to African American communities. Here’s the letter: “The KU KLUX KLAN would like to take this … Continue reading

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Just in Case George Zimmerman Walks Free…

By Russell Simmons Like so many people across the country, I have followed the murder trial of George Zimmerman very closely. As we enter what is probably the last week of the trial, I am sure that everyone is anxious … Continue reading

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The Beat Bang Theory: How Corporate Hip-Hop Profits From Rape Culture

By Kirsten West Savali “The most disrespected person in America is the Black woman, the most unprotected person in America is the Black woman, the most neglected person in America is the Black woman.” – Malcolm X When the laser … Continue reading

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Florida Attorney General Issues Subpoenas Against Russell Simmons’ RushCard, Other Prepaid Card Issuers, Over Hidden Fees

A little overdue I  think. Prepaid cards are convenient and the only form of “banking” many people have access to. The hidden/excessive fees associated to some of the cards has been known for a while now to those who use them. There are … Continue reading

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Ground Zero Mosque: Digging a Hole in the Soul of America

Interesting view and commentary from Russell Simmons on this issue. Russell Simmons: Ground Zero Mosque: Digging a Hole in the Soul of America.

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Mr. President, If You Don’t Come Out Fighting, You’ll Not Only Lose Elections, But Respectfully, Also Your Soul

This is an AWESOME letter to President Obama by Russell Simmons. Thank you Huffington Post. Russell Simmons: Mr. President, If You Don’t Come Out Fighting, You’ll Not Only Lose Elections, But Respectfully, Also Your Soul.

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Russell Simmons: Democrats, Don’t Do This to the Poor!

So true and nicely said Russell! Thank you for standing up. Russell Simmons: Democrats, Don’t Do This to the Poor!.

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