Fakebook? What’s The NSA Up To Now?

“Top-secret documents reveal that the National Security Agency is dramatically expanding its ability to covertly hack into computers on a mass scale by using automated systems that reduce the level of human oversight in the process.

The classified files — provided previously by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden — contain new details about groundbreaking surveillance technology the agency has developed to infect potentially millions of computers worldwide with malware “implants.” The clandestine initiative enables the NSA to break into targeted computers and to siphon out data from foreign Internet and phone networks.

The covert infrastructure that supports the hacking efforts operates from the agency’s headquarters in Fort Meade, Maryland, and from eavesdropping bases in the United Kingdom and Japan. GCHQ, the British intelligence agency, appears to have played an integral role in helping to develop the implants tactic.”* The Young Turks hosts Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian break it down.

*Read more here from Ryan Gallagher and Glenn Greenwald / The Intercept:



Yere Designs – African Princess

Yere Designs - African Princess

Stumbled across a truly beautiful African Princess who is doing big things with her unstoppable drive to success.

She was born and raised in Southern CA, but her parents originate from Nigeria who came here when they were teenagers to have a better life (The American Dream & all…). They both graduated from college, my father, Austin Ibekwe , from the University of Southern California and my mother, Agatha Ibekwe, from California State University (LA). My mother now owns her own home health agency while my father is an accountant for the county
ChiChi is the 3rd of 4 children, she stands over 6 feet tall which has allowed her to play basketball and to receive a full scholarship to college.

How did she become a designer you ask…
Her mother, Agatha Diche Ibekwe, is very fashionable. She always had an eye for fashion at a very young age. She considers herself a Nigerian bombshell, nice title! And it was always hard for her to find clothes that fit her tall stature. So, she started on her journey to designing her own, which opened a door to celebrities and socialites. Names like Teyana Taylor & VHI Reality TV star Draya Michele you can catch in her sexy, colorful and creative designs.

Yere’s own thoughts: I think fashion is based on a mood. It’s an expression of how you’re feeling. My clothing line is named YERE. The last four letters of my first name, which means gift. I feel like all my talents are a gift.

Visit Yere Designs @ & be sure to follow her on Instagram


Alter Ego’s – by: Eugenia Parker

Alter Ego's - by: Eugenia Parker

I read this and had to share with all my ladies out there who at one point of time, felt these things….

“It’s been too long and I’m lost without you …” sings Aaliyah in my ear. I begin to sing along but the tears running down my cheeks soon betray the little bit of strength my voice boasted just a few minutes prior. Fuckin’ shuffle feature; one minute you’re attending a one-woman party to the tune of Collie Buddz and Sean Paul and the next, you’re literally singing the blues.
So here I am again: wide awake at 2:00 am, not a soul to speak to and absent his embrace. The roses he brought me have made habitable the bereft wasteland that is a lover’s empty bedroom, but even they appear to be crying with me now. Today, at least a hundred times I’ve reassured myself that estrangement is best. I did the, “now Eugenia, be realistic” thing in my head so many times, it has to be unhealthy at this point.
The real problem: this realism never lasts through the night. Busy days escort the spiritual to the rear as practicality takes precedence, but darkness always sees my spirit back to a position of power. Every evening, my spontaneous, ever-certain alter ego howls at the moon as Venus beckons her to welcome nightfall and the desertion of her sister’s battered rationality.
But moon rarely answers. It’s busy she suspects. Busy bringing in the tide of spirits the world over. So, with certitude clutched in hand, she waits patiently for the night moon to bring his alter ego (he who made floral that which was once a wasteland) back to shore.
Still, she fears the mortality of such confidence. Will this yearning yet consume her? If only moon would hasten its exercise and bring his lips to hers. Night would bleed into day and she’d sing him such a song.

Brown skin.
You know I love your brown skin.
I can’t tell where yours begins.
I can’t tell where mine ends.


Raspberry Jelly

Raspberry Jelly

Another drop from Chris Ness featuring Aunjel Adams!Raspberry Jelly is one of those joints that let you know that hip hop and the soul it can carry is still alive.

Chris Ness never fails in his delivery of the art of sound and Aunjel Adams has added such an alluring touch to the music.

Their project in the making (title to be announced) is definitley going to be worth the ears of the masses. When good music is alive, the poeple need to hear and feel such artistry. Hip Hop has so many under-ground artists who aren’t given the chance to share their craft at a level of mainstream due to the corporation owned radio and television.

I don’t know about you, but I am ready for a new light to be shed on hip hop.