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WATCH: Detroit's Youngest Entrepreneur Is Adorable & Ambitious

The Huffington Post | Rhonesha Byng | Posted 09.17.2013 | Black Voices

Asia Newson, wants you to know she's Detroit's youngest entrepreneur, and she "likes to do what she likes to do!" Not only is Newson running a cand...

Kanye West's and Jay-Z's "Black Excellence" Gap

Victoria Coats | Posted 11.20.2011 | Black Voices
Victoria Coats

I was riding on a wave of pride -- in the rappers' boldness and the content of their message -- when I came to a disappointing halt in my enjoyment of the track. What started out as valiant social commentary has declined into a drab, somewhat sulky exaltation of "the new black elite."