Lie. ... This is the first rule of talking about race. If you wish to discuss racism, the first thing you must learn is that you cannot call a thing exactly what it is. Even when you’re exposing the most egregious forms of discrimination, in America there is no room for truth.
Late Tuesday evening, the U.S. Senate voted to repeal an Obama-era rule that provided consumer protections against banks and credit card companies by preventing them from using forced settlements to resolve disputes with customers.
Hip-hop has become a cultural powerhouse that fuels everything from fashion to corporate profits. They rap in beer commercials. Politicians come to Jay-Z for endorsements. With all its faults, more than any form of art that ever existed, hip-hop has always openly acknowledged the most powerful force in America: Money.