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

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

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,

YE TUMI ACADEMY ~ Medical Marijuana study

“With hopes of eventually helping to curb the opioid epidemic, doctors at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center will soon begin testing whether marijuana is a viable alternative to opioids for pain control in patients with rib fractures. The study will be the first state-approved research on medical marijuana, part of a law passed this

SALUTE! ~ Oddisee -yep again

I will be feeling and reposting dope materials and improving  My tags this Fall…. I just have a lot of content to connect to those connected … ‘mad’ professor-style Voila!  the dopeness that is Okayplayer — posted about the track and even made it DOWNLOADABLE – CLICK HERE FOR DIRECT LINK — THANK ME IN THE CMMENTS

YE TUMI ACADEMY ~ AFRICA: The Bible & The Gun (Episode 5)

Video write ups on documentaries that are assigned as Homework, no longer simply Optional aasignments that 2-5% of the class would submit for Extra credit.  SMH “You must learn.” – as KRS-One put it.  Written & Presented by Basil Davidson , Executive Producer

SALUTE!~”Earthquake Raps” ~ Oxygen Eternal

“We kick Earthquake Raps” – Oxygen Eternal (Django Craig), also catch him on AOTA Radio (Early A.M. on 90.7 FM -Los Angeles) Listen in on the site immediately after listening to a personal favorite greatly my public bus rides to and fro teaching introductory yet UC-transferable history courses at Los Angeles Southwest College,  Santa Monica

A Rewarding Read To Start This Father’s Day Off! – Respect Big Papi (David Ortiz) [BLACK STAR SPORTS]

Again! A Rewarding Read To Start This Father’s (or is it?, Papi’s) Day Off! EVERYDAY IS FATHER’S AND MOTHER’S DAY!!! Just quickly connecting a few nuggets and gems I come across of importance in an Afrispora way (Africa + Diaspora= Afrispora) This excerpt is a quote from an interview of which does a range of

Ye Tumi Academy! ~ ‘Do we live in a multiverse?’ – It just makes good sense, ijs

Multiverse (links to an The Economist article with a documentary film that is more than worth multi-clicking starting from this blog to view… ‘Multiverse’ theory suggested by microwave background (BBC article) Big Bang Discovery Opens Doors to the “Multiverse”(National Geographic article)  

“12 Great Black Women You Should Know” [YE TUMI ACADEMY]

“12 Great African Women In History You Should-Know” Ahmose-Neferari AHMOSE-NEFERTARI “Queen Ahmose-Nefertari (circa 1570-1530 B.C.) was an active participant, along with her husband King Ahmose, in the final defeat and ejection from Africa of the hated Hyksos invaders and occupiers. As such, she was regarded as a national hero and one of the outstanding figures

“Coz Ov Money” starring Wanlov and his folks in Ghana, West Africa [MOVIESPORA]

  More info to come. was the presenter for a viewing of this film at Cal State, Los Angeles since I am friends with Dr. Msia Clark, who at the time was a prof professor of African hip hop among other topics there.She is now at Howard University. It was honored and proud to have