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The Conscious Column: By L. Barker

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The Conscious Column: 
 How To Cope With Losing…..
 …A job The most important thing to keep in mind is to surround yourself with positive people and activities that release stress.Working out, being with friends and family or setting short-term goals are great ideas. Never view yourself as being a devalued individual with nothing to contribute to a future employer. Don’t daunt over the process, take it easy and speak kindly to yourself.
View the process of job hunting as a job within itself and dedicate yourself to finding employment. According to money.usnews.com, you can volunteer, intern and freelance if you’d like to keep gaps of employment off your resume. Need more tips? Visit their website today and take charge of your future!

…A loved one Grieve. Release your fears, disappointments, disbeliefs, shock and confusions. You may even have feelings of guilt, shame, humiliation, despair and bottomless emptiness. Please understand that it is not required that you comprehend all of t…

Devine Carama - Kentucky Review

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Devine Carama - Kingtucky Review Written by Hector De La Rosa @Here_2_Edutain_ Hailing from Kingtucky (Kentucky) as the album title suggests, is an emcee who appropriately symbolizes E=MC^2: Extinguishing false Master of Ceremonies with formidable and fathomed pen game and variability and brazen linguistics to the second power. Devine Carama is the prodigious kid birthed by golden era’s birth canal that came equipped with a gold chip tooth, gold-plated crown over his head, and a platinum coated microphone born ready to fulfill his life’s purpose of carrying on tradition of safeguarding the elements of the genre (“For The Culture”). Hip-hop, pimped for her chasteness by hip-hop caricatures of travesty, has lately been the orthography of hip-hop fuckery evidenced in “Devil Stole Hip-Hop.” This alone made Carama “Gather My Thoughts” by verbally assaulting the reset button where the genre’s reversals once became the standards. The emcee whose vocal technique is reminiscent of Eminem, Talib K…

Raheem DeVaughn Interview

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A chat with Grammy nominated R&B singer Raheem DeVaughn
Interviewed and written by Tocarra Eldridge

Recently, I had the opportunity to speak to R&B singer, songwriter and actor Raheem DeVaughn. Here is what the Grammy nominated singer had to share with the readers regarding his recent role in the play Love Jones, along with his current and upcoming projects.

Tocarra Eldridge: How did you get involved and become a part of this amazing musical, Love Jones the Musical?
Raheem DeVaughn: They sought me out. I got a call internally from my camp, and they were interested in me coming on board. When I spoke to the director and the producer, I was pretty much sold on it. When they told me everybody that was involved – who else they had confirmed, I was cool.

TE: Love Jones, the movie, was a classical film. Was there any gratification or excitement for you to become a part of this musical?
RD: Yeh, of course! It was probably one of the dopest black films that came out in the last 25-30 year…