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Philly Public Schools Day 4: A Real Look Inside E.W. Rhodes

Note: This was received anonymously from a concerned gentleman who I'm to assume is some sort of teacher within the school. We need more men to stand up and take a stand like this. Update: I have spoken with him again since this letter was distributed to the media, the principal has posted it i... Read more...

Mic Check 1-Two! (@MicCheck1Two) – 50th Anniversary of The March On Washington [Video]

Mic Check 1-Two!'s Lana Adams was in Washington D.C. on Saturday, August 24, 2013 covering the 50th anniversary of the historic March On Washington. Click below to view the coverage which includes exclusive interviews with event organizers, television host, A.J. Calloway, the sixth grandson of Mah... Read more...

Educated Negro Syndrome (By: @LanaDot)
0 comments, 14/12/2012, by in Exclusive

Disclaimer: This post has been a long, long, time coming. Many of you will be upset with me for this post. And by many, I mean maybe, 4 or 5 of the 10 people that read my blog I would like to explain my theory of “Educated Negro Syndrome”, or ENS. Now, before you write me off about be... Read more...

#LanaSpeaks: Extensions (By: @LanaDot)
0 comments, 18/10/2012, by in Health, Rant

Speak when spoken to: LanaSpeaks I’ve had a weave in my hair for over a month. I have a love/hate relationship with it. It’s similar to the way I feel about dating. When I’m wearing my own hair, I sometimes get an inkling that it’s time for a weave, whether it be to give my hair a rest fr... Read more...

21 Ways Rich People Think Differently
0 comments, 07/09/2012, by in

World's richest woman Gina Rinehart is enduring a media firestorm over an article in which she takes the "jealous" middle class to task for "drinking, or smoking and socializing" rather than working to earn their own fortune. What if she has a point? Steve Siebold, author of "How Rich People Thin... Read more...

Philadelphia By: Lana Adams (@LanaDot)
1 comment, 10/08/2012, by in

A woman in her 60’s was killed the other day. In her neighborhood. She was the mother of nine. Nine children. Her neighbors said she was a pleasant woman who could be found outside sweeping the sidewalk outside of her home.  Her son said she was always quoting Bible verses. She was shot in the ... Read more...