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Happy MLK Day! 2015 Selma March


The cast of “Selma” marches on the eve of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s national holiday in solidarity for the recent killings of several unarmed Black men. Read more…

*Photo courtesy of Associated Press*

Monday, January 19, 2015 | 2 Comments

Jesse Williams on Racism [NOT GHETTO VIDEO]

Grey’s Anatomy actor speaks his truth about racism and America’s obsession with stereotypes. Doesn’t he remind you of Harry B? NO? Just me? Ok….

~Video courtesy of Courtlan Guilliams***

Monday, December 29, 2014 | 2 Comments

Happy Veteran’s Day


HGM salutes our VETS! Thank you for your service to this country.

Happy Veteran’s Day!

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 | 2 Comments

Racism Is Not Over, But I’m Over Racism. [Not Ghetto Video]


Tuesday, September 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Mo’Ne Davis – Sports Illustrated {Not Ghetto}

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 | 1 Comment

She Throws Like A Girl… {Not Ghetto Mess}

LLWS Pennsylvania Tennessee Baseball

“At 13, Mo’ne Davis boasts two assets any baseball player would covet: a killer arm and fierce confidence.

“Throwing 70 miles an hour – that’s throwing like a girl,” the star of the Philadelphia Taney Dragons told CBS News of her famed fastballs. On Friday, the South Philly native became the first girl to throw a shutout in Little League World Series history, allowing only two hits, striking out eight batters and walking none against Tennessee.”


Tuesday, August 19, 2014 | 5 Comments

Rest In Peace Mike Brown


“Another day, another unarmed black man killed by police. We grieve their loss and pray God’s strength for their families:

Eric Garner, 43, strangled to death on a Staten Island sidewalk.

John Crawford, 22, shot to death in a Beavercreek Walmart.

Michael Brown, 18, shot to death, reportedly with arms raised, on a Ferguson street.

How often must we drink from this bitter well?”

Read more…

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 | 2 Comments

Casey Gerald….MOST STIRRING SPEECH EVER..a must watch! [Not Ghetto Video]

“With surprising poise and self-confidence, Casey Gerald rose to the occasion, giving the most inspiring and stirring speech we have ever seen given by a graduating MBA. ”

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Thursday, July 10, 2014 | 2 Comments

Michelle Howard- First four-star woman in Navy history


“Surrounded by friends, family and peers, Adm. Michelle J. Howard was promoted to her new rank at the Women in Military Service for America Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery. She’ll take over as the vice chief of naval operations, the No. 2 officer in the service. She is not only the first woman to hold the job, but the first African-American.”


**Photo credit to Washington Post**

Thursday, July 10, 2014 | 1 Comment


Sometimes people just come together through music. Just a lil’ inspirational treat for the week! MUST WATCH!

Jam Session -Not Ghetto

Monday, May 19, 2014 | 3 Comments

NOT GHETTO MESS: Clippers Silent Protest. What Would You Have Done?


“The Clippers players decided to take a stand during game 4 after all. They came out in normal Clippers warm up gear then dropped them at center court, to reveal blank red warmup shirts.”

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What would you have done? Do you think this was a good stand to take? Or could they have done more, as in NOT PLAY?

Monday, April 28, 2014 | 7 Comments

NOT GHETTO MESS: R.I.P. Karyn Washington, “For Brown Girls” creator commits suicide.


“Karyn Washington, founder of “For Brown Girls” and the “Dark Skin, Red Lips” project has died at the tender age of 22. And this was not a natural death. This was a suicide.
Karyn, who dedicated herself to the uplifting of dark-skinned black girls and women, and worked so that they would have a sense of well-being, was struggling with depression and mental illness, and was unable to extend the love she gave to others to herself.”
Read more here…

May she rest in power and peace. HGM salutes Karyn Washington and the For Brown Girls movement.



Friday, April 11, 2014 | 5 Comments

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