In this scorched-earth op-ed, Faith Cummings explores cultural appropriation at the hands of the fashion industry, specifically as it relates to Gucci's Cruise 2018 look inspired by Dapper Dan.Read More
Many of our peers are ever developing yet unbalanced young adults. We have been given the power of the internet which contains an unlimited resource of misinformation and quasi facts. For some, healthy and humanizing interactions and connections have been lost or replaced with half witted social media affirmation via our trusty iPhone or Android distractions. Don't get me wrong, there are definitely faults in the ways that our parents and big cousins learned to deal with life's happenings and mental health, but you would think the generation that came up in the "age of information" would have used the resource to actually help their peers instead of for temporary entertainment.Read More
After eating I was walking back to my crib, playing a game that I often play while in public. If you’re a black man you should try it sometime. I call it the Eye-Contact Game or ECG for short. It’s best played while by yourself on subways, walking, or even in the workplace, I like to count how many people intentionally attempt to avoid eye-contact with me. It’s so comical. You know, that “I see you, but can’t see you” thingy. In order to score a point you have to see with a level of certainty either a quick neck jerk, or look away—no maybes. I think I was somewhere around 15 points when my eyes got stuck on something lovingly familiar.Read More
From full-time artist, teachers, HBCU graduates, Harvard graduates, straight people, gay people, etc. We've been blessed to be able to build an enlightening community of individuals from different walks, talks, and likes.
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Let’s take a brief look back at what I believe was probably the biggest reality check for the majority of America in the 1st Quarter of 2017.
What many Americans thought they understood about their neighbors, they actually didn’t.
What many Americans understood about America for most of their lives was shown to be real, once again…Read More
the preference project is a multimedia content campaign that leads up to a live experience for the Intellectucool community. We will explore the role of preference, what's behind it, and the impact it plays on one's life.