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Chris Reynolds/Temple of Heru in Egypt July 2012
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Can We Develop Heroes In Our Community? [VIDEO] KTSCW

 

Positive role models help instill a strong sense of self-worth. Children who have been positively motivated usually become well-adjusted adults. One common characteristic of most criminals is a lack of self-esteem, which often stems from exposure to negative role models during their childhood. Without a doubt, the influence of “heroes” in the lives of children is an essential element in their development.

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Rakim Honored With I Am Hip-Hop Trophy at 2012 BET Hip-Hop Awards

Veteran lyricist Rakim Allah received the prestigious I Am Hip-Hop Award during the 2012 BET Hip-Hop Awards telecast. If there's one rapper that embodies hip-hop, it's Rakim, whom many regard as the "God MC."

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On This Day in History (October 9, 1888) The Washington Monument-A Symbol Of Africa [VIDEO]

 

The Washington Monument was first opened to the public.

What a lot of people do not know is that the Washington Monument tells the story of Asar, the first resurrected god (of Ancient Egypt/Africa), and the symbol of his son Heru is located above the elevator inside the monument.

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Chris Columbus Did What? What Are “We” Truly “Forced” to Celebrate Today? [VIDEO]

(All of the following facts you read are according to Wikipedia.  The opinions within are my views and not necessarily the views and opinions of the staff and management at WBLK).

Christopher Columbus was born in Italy...at least that's what's speculated...but he

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What Do You Expect To Hear From Your Candidate Tonight During The Presidential Debate? KTSCW

Tonight is the first of a series of debates between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney.

Will Mitt Romney show that he cares for everybody and not just the 57 percent that might vote for him?

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#OpGenZ Let’s Talk About Sex Part 2

The Buffalo news recently wrote an article that 51% of Buffalo High School students are sexually active. 81% of those teens do not use protection! It is our job as adults to get to the root of this trend and stop this train before it derails and falls off a cliff with our future inside! Read more about the 5 reasons Generation Z is becoming the most sexually active group in history! 

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If You Could Pick Today’s Know Thyself Community Wednesday Topic, What Would It Be? KTSCW

Today we are giving you an opportunity to pick a topic!

What would you like to discuss and why?

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Why Do People Put So Much Trust In Elected Officials? KTSCW [POLL]

Well it’s another busy variety story buzzing “Know Thyself Community Wednesday”. With the recent released videotaped meeting of Mitt Romney and his statement about the 47% of Americans that support Barack Obama, to Prince now going all natural with an Afro, to whether or not Barack’s position on gay marriage affecting voter turnout, to voter ID Laws.

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Monday Inspiration-This Was Not The Dream [POLL]

Have things really changed or is it just the evolution of our species? I often ask myself these two questions when searching for answers of what I see around me every day.

I get inspiration and reality checks on a daily with pictures and quote's like this, because it helps to keep me grounded and snaps me back into reality and the realization that there is still a lot of work that needs to be done

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Is Teen Violence The New Normal? KTSCW [VIDEO] [POLL]

A few days ago I posted a video about Tony farmer, a top basketball recruit from Ohio, who was recently sentenced to three years behind bars for assaulting his ex-girlfriend. The cameras were rolling when the judge handed down his sentence on each of the counts for which Tony plead guilty to; robbery, kidnapping, felonious assault, and intimidating a victim.

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Is It Time For New York State To Reform Its Drug Sentencing Laws? [POLL]

Michelle Alexander is the author of the 2010 novel The New Jim Crow Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness in fact we have featured topics from her book on Know thyself Community Wednesday.

In her book she says that there are more black men behind bars or under the watch of the criminal justice system than there were enslaved in 1850.

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Is Image Really Important In Our Society? KTSCW [POLL]

Image Coach Monica Wayne says that: “The image that we choose to project is one of our most powerful forms of expression and communication. Not only is it about the styles, colors and fabrics we choose but on a foundational level, what we wear reflects what we think and feel about ourselves—and we call this our inner image.”

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