And She Is. Built Ford Tough

The new Ford commercial features the 1972 hit song “Brandy” by Looking Glass.

I wasn’t even born when this song came out but I have had it sung to me countless times, mostly in white bars by drunk white guys. Lol, I blush then and I blushed today when I heard it featured in this commercial.

To all the boys that played me, eat your hearts out.

If you build a girl tough enough to pull this much forward, you better make sure she’s smart enough to back it all up.

And She Is. Built Ford Tough.

The Bromont Project Filmmaking Program Helps Former Inmates Pursue Careers in Entertainment

KTLA– As the nation has embraced many conversations about prison reform, Mylrell Miner, a formerly incarcerated individual, is working towards changing the narrative of the systems-impacted community with his Los Angeles-based organization called the Bromont Program.

“Every community is represented through media but not every community has a voice in that representation,” says Miner.

As a young person, Mylrell has cycled in-and-out of juvenile hall since the age of 11, culminating with an eight-year prison sentence served in his 20s. It was during his incarceration that he discovered a passion for writing, realizing just how healing and life-changing it could be. Continue reading →

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White Man Named Tupac Shakur Arrested for Meth Possession in Tennessee

A man named Tupac A. Shakur — who, despite the name, is not to be confused with the long-dead rap legend — was arrested this weekend after allegedly threatening the police with a knife.

According to Fox News, Johnson City police officers responded to a call Saturday about the 40-year-old Shakur, who had active warrants for his arrest from another department, according to a news release. When officers arrived at the scene, they reported seeing Shakur leaving in a car. Continue reading →