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Culture Classics – Malcom X

  November is here and with mid-term elections in the U.S. right around the corner we want to feature one of the most pro-black and political engaged #CultureClassics in The Culture’s film vault, Malcom X.     One of the greatest black autobiographies (written by Alex Haley) turned into a biographical epic of the controversial and…

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Culture Classics – Candyman x Tales From The Hood

  Halloween is right around the corner and we’ve got not one but two #CultureClassics for you today that rep Spooky SZN to the fullest, Candyman and Tales From the Hood.   Candyman is a slasher film that dropped in 1992 about a college student studying urban legends who comes across the legend of the “Candyman” (played to…

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Culture Classics – Hey Ya By Outkast

  Today in our #CultureClassics series we feature “Hey Ya” by Outkast.   The Speakerboxxx/Love Below album dropped this week back in 2003 and that classic album was led by this classic single from Andre 3000. The mix of Beatles-esque rock and Prince-like swagger couldn’t be denied. “Hey Ya” topped the Billboard Hot 100 for…

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Culture Classics – The Proud Family

  This week’s #CultureClassic is the cartoon The Proud Family which premiered this week in 2001.   The Proud Family was a rare cartoon because it followed the adventures and misadventures of Penny, a 14-year-old African American girl trying to navigate through the early years of teen-dom. The show was funny but also had heart thanks to…

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Culture Classics – New York Undercover

    Before there was The Wire. Before Luke Cage or Power there was New York Undercover. The OG gritty street crime drama. Debuting in 1994 the show starred Malik Yoba and Michael DeLorenzo as undercover NYPD officers (making history as the first police drama to star two people of color) solving crimes and being dope doing…

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Culture Classics I Scenario Video

  Every Thursday we like to take it back and give you a Culture Classic. A clip from a film/TV show or a music video from back in the day that reps The Culture to the fullest!   What happens when you combine two of the greatest hip-hop collectives of all-time at the height of…

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Culture Classics I Best Of In Living Color

  In Living Color is one of the shows that can truly boast that it influenced the industry and shifted The Culture. The stars it created and the influence it had on other television shows simply cannot be denied and you can read our article about Keenan Ivory Wayans for more evidence.   And since…