Am I a threat?

This video moved me to tears. This is not political rhetoric, these are neighbors, friends and family. The only thing that separates us are lines in the sand.

What a great job the kids from the Wayside Immigrant Youth Group in Richmond, Va. did. They wrote, directed, and filmed this video. Thanks for reminding us all that this is about families and lives, not a political position.

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God is love and hatin’ is Satan

This song is so up-lifting, it moves me every time I hear it. Murs is a great lyricist with a positive message. I’m making a list of songs that could beĀ  used in youth education and this song definitely makes the cut. If left to their own devices, young people will gravitate toward bad rap music. I just want to show them the good stuff that is out there, beyond the mainstream.

After the jump, some uplifting lyrics from this song and a new video featuring Murs without his dreads. I don’t know when that happened, but he’s a whole new dude.

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Ode to the Dewey Decimal system

I had a great day at the library yesterday. Every time I use the Dewey decimal system I think of Party Girl, one of my favorite movies of all time.

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Chiddy Bang

I’ve been listening to Chiddy Bang non-stop for days! Always happy to find some great new talent.

Thanks to the Hairpin’s post on the duo Chiddy Bang, I have downloaded a ton of their music for FREE. They have a new album coming out. After the jump, the killer first single from the new album and a couple other fun tracks.

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