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Why I Started a Wearable Device Company

(15) Comments | Posted October 15, 2014 | 11:06 AM

The reason I started i.am+ and moved into the tech world is because of what the tech world is calling Wearables. The title itself says a lot - you are wearing things on your body but the tech world is not the expert in dressing people. This is the...

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#GreatTimes: My New Election Song

(139) Comments | Posted November 2, 2012 | 10:12 PM

I recently went to my old ghetto and selected some of the best students from one of the worst schools in America to mentor and trans4m their lives...

I gave those students each two thousand dollars to open a bank account that will grow, that they can only use for...

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Wouldn't It Be Cool to Get More Kids Excited About STEM?

(37) Comments | Posted March 23, 2012 | 6:23 PM

About 18 months ago if someone mentioned STEM in public, you would wonder if it was about flower stems, stem cell research or some other topic. I've made it my mission to make sure that practically everyone now understands that STEM stands for science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Last...

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Science Is Rock'n Roll and Technology Is Recession Proof

(249) Comments | Posted August 6, 2011 | 12:40 PM

Close your eyes and think about today. Think about the United States of America. Think about the state of education. Think about the state of job creation. Think about the state of mind we are in. Think about what our country might look like in 20 years. Now think about...

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The Real Homeland Security

(205) Comments | Posted May 5, 2009 | 10:15 PM

what is homeland security when the youth can not afford education to secure a future?

what is homeland security when there are no jobs at home when kids graduate from college...???

i want to change what homeland security means...

and... i don't want to write a song about it...

i...

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Who Are the Colored People?

(373) Comments | Posted February 14, 2009 | 9:52 AM

i am so proud to have received a NAACP award by my black community...

because at one point in time i wasn't even considered "black enough"...

yes...

i am a black man...

i was raised in an all mexican neighborhood...

i attended great schools in white areas...

so...growing up i...

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Where My Mind Went After the Debate

(64) Comments | Posted September 27, 2008 | 2:36 AM

this is what ran through my mind after i watched the debate...

i may not be the expert on foreign policy..
and i'm definitely not a politician...
but i've been fortunate enough to have traveled the world and i have been to more countries in 6 months than...

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Why I Recorded Yes We Can

(132) Comments | Posted February 3, 2008 | 11:11 AM

I was sitting in my recording studio watching the debates...
Torn between the candidates

I was never really big on politics...
and actually I'm still not big on politics...

The outcome of the last 2 elections has saddened me...
on how unfair, backwards, upside down, unbalanced, untruthful,

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