Respect to Craig Hodges [BLACK STAR SPORTS]

This interview was taped  25 Years after being banned from the NBA. I have vivid memories of this dishonorable episode of mistreatment by his organization and the NBA. In these times, you see any connections? Give thanks… Dr. Clayborne A quick Google search Keep Marching – SLAM Magazine

YE TUMI ACADEMY ~ X-Clan (with omitted video intro)

Hmmm never saw the beginning of this classic video, clearly it must have been edited out’ and I see why.  I would think based on national history that white supremacist hate to feel powerless in the face of ‘Black’ resistance via art and however else.. It’s deep that WE have watched an edited video and

Trump & Populism both Near and Far [U.S. to Europe and elsewhere] – Updated 9/5/18 (YE TUMI ACADEMY) ~

“They are talking but are you recognizing what is being said and Listening? I know I am. Updated 6/9/18 Mr. Chuck Schumer said “He’s talking like a populist, but he’s governing like a hard right-wing guy,totally different than the way he campaigned.” “Trump’s first days & the continued rise of ‘populist’ groups in Europe” This

SALUTE! ~ Blu

Exile much props for the EPIC, silly dope as always and on the 2nd or 3rd listen this track and Blu’s lyricism is some of the MOST MEANINGFUL MESSAGES I HAVE EVER HEARD IN MUSIC!!! Glad I ‘Heard’ it upon first listen and compiled it on YouTube YouTube.com/afrispora . Give thanks to those that came before and pass

YE TUMI ACADEMY ~ Oddisee – Our People Are Trapped In A System That Is Designed To Make Us Fail (247HH)

A great thinker who happens to be a great musical artist ( lyricist and producer) I knew he has long been my favorite MC for years. Rigtheous thoughts good sir, respect Dr. Dontraneil Clayborne

YE TUMI ACADEMY ~ Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Trump’s Muslim registry is “the very tyranny Jefferson abhorred”

 We are not going back into ‘serfdom’ of any sort. . As in trading in our civil liberties which people fought and died for in the past for various intertwining reasons and if for nothing else their ‘humanity’. – Dr. Dontraneil Clayborne

Ye Tumi Academy ~ ‘The Triple ‘A’ Approach: An Example

Still laughing 5 minutes later at 430am this commercial had me laughing BUT more importantly is a great example of “The Triple A Approach in play.  The intersection of the Arts (music and cultural heritages) + Academics (marketing of product, cultural and/or political ‘references’, setting and cinematography (also an Art)) + Athletics (‘rules of the

FWD ~ Nardwuar vs. Chance The Rapper

If you are not up on Nardwuar,I will tell you laughs are in-store.  I want to know “Who the hell is Nardwuar? lol but yea?  There must be stuff on Youtube?I must lookit up. In the mean time, so ‘insight’ into ‘Chance The Rapper’ Check the catalog folks, I am only 7 or so in,