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1 hr ago | Feministing

Envisioning a "hood"-based approach to combating sexual assault

The recent White House focus on combating rape on college campuses and criticisms of President Obama's My Brother's Keeper initiative have raised some serious questions about how we are addressing sexual assault as a broader issue affecting the lives of women across class, race, and education boundaries-specifically black women and girls from poor ... (more)

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Related Topix: Hip-Hop, Standardized Testing, Education, US News, Liberal Political News

13 hrs ago | Spend Matters

50 Shades of Pay: The Blueprint for the Joy of Spend Analysis

In yesterday's announcement of a new Spend Matters Plus series, Fifty Shades of Pay, Pierre Mitchell wrote about the importance of spend analysis in procurement transformation.

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Related Topix: Hip-Hop

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Independent Weekly

Live: J. Cole drops double 'Dollar and a Dream' shows on Raleigh

J. Cole Lincoln Theatre, Raleigh Saturday, July 19, 2014 In early July, the Fayetteville-bred Roc Nation emcee and producer J. Cole announced that he would be bringing his second-annual "Dollar & a Dream Tour" to a "secret location" in Raleigh on Saturday, celebrating the five-year anniversary of his breakthrough The Warm Up mixtape .

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Related Topix: J. Cole, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Raleigh, NC

River Front Times

Blueprint Coffee Collaborates with Local Photographer for Short Film

Blueprint Coffee brews hand-made coffee every day in the Loop under the principle of "beauty in precision."

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Related Topix: Hip-Hop, St. Louis, MO

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Vibe

Watch: Yung Berg Talks Producing For Nicki Minaj, Rihanna & Puff Daddy

This may be news to some, but former rapper Yung Berg is making quite the name for himself as a producer these days.

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Related Topix: Yung Berg, Puff Daddy, Rap, Hip-Hop

HipHopDx

[News] The Top 10 Most Popular Hip Hop Singles The Week Of 7/13/14

This week's Top 10 list kicks off with a throwback record from Kanye West who references another Kim on "Dreams Of Fucking Lil Kim."

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Related Topix: Best of 2007, Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Kanye West, Hip-Hop

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Canada.com

Event bookings boom as millennials shift spending

Despite Vancouver's high cost of living and a young clientele not yet established in their careers, nightclub owner Bill Kerasiotis has found that today's customers would rather spend $30 or $40 on a nightclub concert than pay a $10 cover charge.

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Related Topix: North America Travel, Travel, Canada Travel, Vancouver, Canada Travel, Hip-Hop, SoundCloud, Alberta, Canada Travel

Wed Jul 16, 2014

HipHopDx

[News] Dr. Dre, Rick Rubin, Q-Tip Named Among Hip Hop's "Most...

Green Label takes "A Look At Hip Hop's 15 Most Influential Producers From The Past Decade.

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Related Topix: J Dilla, Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Kanye West, Hip-Hop, Rap, Jay-Z

Patch.com

New York League of Conservative Voters Unveils 'Blueprint for a Greener Westchester County'

The following is a press release from the New York League of Conservative Voters -- NEW YORK --- Westchester County experienced substantial devastation as a result of Superstorm Sandy, Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee.

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Related Topix: Hip-Hop, New York, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Irene

Sun Jul 13, 2014

DefenceTalk News

DOD Plans to Deliver F-35a 2s 5th Gen Capability At 4th Gen Cost By 2019

Today, the Department of Defense announced an agreement aimed at reducing the price of an F-35 Lightning II 5th generation fighter to the equivalent of today's 4th generation fighters by the end of the decade.

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Related Topix: Department of Defense, Hip-Hop, Manufacturing, BAE Systems, Aerospace-Defense

Thu Jul 10, 2014

HipHopDx

[News] Jay Z, DMX, Public Enemy Albums Among Def Jam's "Most Notable Albums"

"Responsible for everyone from Kanye West and Rick Ross to Ja Rule and The Roots, Def Jam continues to keep us partying while occasionally thinking," the Green Label story says.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Rap, Public Enemy, Hip-Hop, Slick Rick

Business Journal

DOD announces cost-saving agreement with makers of the F-35

The Department of Defense and its F-35 partners have reached a cost-savings agreement on the fifth-generation plane.

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Related Topix: Department of Defense, US News, Hip-Hop, Manufacturing, Aerospace-Defense, Lockheed Martin, United Space Alliance, Martin Agency, Startups, Savi Technology, Advertising

Mon Jul 07, 2014

303 Magazine

This Weekend: Celebrity DJ Lindsay Luv to play 303's pool party July 13

It's official - celebrity DJ Lindsay Luv has been confirmed to DJ the second 303 Magazine Pool Party on Sunday, July 13th .

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Related Topix: Hip-Hop, Events

Sun Jul 06, 2014

BlogTO

New Toronto online store sells gadgets of the future

Want a cocktail ring that lights up whenever you get a text message? How about a bike light that projects an image of a cyclist on the ground as you ride so motorists can see you coming? A brand-new Toronto-based site is devoting itself to all things startup-related - including an array of gadgets unavailable anywhere else.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Canada.com

Get ready for more dance parties in Edmonton

Two of Holland's top DJs/producers, teen hotshot Martin Garrix and Afrojack, will play Friday, Aug. 29 at the Shaw Conference Centre.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Houston Press

Five Sample-Using Songs That Deserve Grammys Now

Recently the Grammy Awards announced changes to the annual music awards' criteria and categories, the most notable being now permitting songs that utilize samples in the songwriting categories, specifically Song of the Year.

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Related Topix: Grammy Awards, Music!, Music, Trip-Hop, Portishead, Rap, Nas, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop

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