We all know that Culture Makes Profits, but where those profits go presents both a problem and its solution. The aspects of culture that make profits are the commercial use of the image, likeness, labor and endorsement of the humans that make-up Black Culture. …

It’s no secret that Black Culture is a highly commercialized commodity.

When commercial use goes wrong, it looks like the knee upon George Floyd’s neck, quietly draining Black Culture of all its fond creations. Like the police officer in Minnesota who was captured on camera committing murder, the commercial exploitation…

It’s grossly obvious that Black culture plays an influential role on the global economy. …

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Marcus Garvey meets Andre 3000

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