Sistas n’ the Hood

Sistas n’ the Hood Written by: J. Stokes –February 7, 2017 Super Bowl 51 was quite a show. The New England Patriots managed a historic comeback against the Atlanta Falcons, with Tom Brady, New England’s quarterback, winning his fifth Super Bowl ring, the most of any quarterback in NFL history. Lady Gaga’s halftime performance also…

For the People or For Themselves?

For the People or For Themselves? Written by: J. Stokes – December 13, 2016 We start today’s blog post with mention of a widely known rapper/hip-hip artist who goes by the name of Nas. He has composed great music over the years such as “If I Ruled the World (Imagine That),” and is the artist…

It’s all about Perspective

It’s all about Perspective Written by: J. Stokes – November 15, 2016 Earlier today we here at Tit 4 Tat came across an interesting video in which Nigerian-born writer and feminist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was having a “spirited” conversation with conservative writer and editor Robert Emmett Tyrrell Jr. about racism. This conversation specifically centered on…

Theory and Practice

Have you ever heard the saying “people are a product of their environment”? How much weight does that statement actually carry? Could you think of an example where it holds true?