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Hip Hop On Trial: #TinyDoo (E535)

Posted January 28, 2015 by Heit & Cheri

Since its inception, Hip Hop music has been on trial–first to prove itself as a real music genre, then in defense of its lyrics. This issue is most recently highlighted in the case of Brandon “Tiny Doo” Duncan, who faces 25 years to life solely on the basis of his rap lyrics, nothing more. On […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: Whitney (E532)

Posted January 20, 2015 by Heit & Cheri

Were you one of the 4.5 million viewers who tuned in to watch the Lifetime movie about Whitney Houston? On this episode of The Axiom Amnesia Theory, Heit & Cheri discuss the portrayals of Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown, drug use, Deborah Cox covering Whitney’s vocals, whether the actors were a good match, the portrayal […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: Selma (E531)

Posted January 20, 2015 by Heit & Cheri

Did you see the movie “Selma”? If not, it’s definitely worth seeing, as it chronicles the fight for civil rights led by Martin Luther King Jr., in Selma, Alabama at the height of the Civil Rights Movement. On this episode of The Axiom Amnesia Theory, Heit & Cheri discuss the impact of the movie, the […]

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Episode 529: Abusive Empire

Posted January 15, 2015 by Heit & Cheri

Abuse comes in many forms, flavors, colors, and people. So, we must always keep an eye out for suffering at the hands of abusive people and abusive empires. On this episode of The Axiom Amnesia Theory, Heit & Cheri discuss Season 1 Episode 2 of the TV show “Empire” a dog that takes the bus […]

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Episode 511: Django Won’t Unchain Your Brain

Posted October 15, 2014 by Heit & Cheri

So many of our brains are in chains, and we cannot think beyond that which has been propagandized with us in mind. Many of the things that target us are not for our benefit, but rather are intended to provide economic gain for those who scheme to dupe us with the ultimate mind screw. Blacks […]

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Episode 510: Don’t Yank My Django Unchained

Posted October 14, 2014 by Heit & Cheri

Don’t yank our “Django Unchained”! In other words, please don’t try to feed us B.S. about the movie “Django Unchained,” slavery, or the Black culture and experience as told through the eyes of the presumptuous director Quentin Tarantino. On this episode of The Axiom Amnesia Theory, Heit & Cheri dedicate the entire show to dissecting […]

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Episode 500: Your Life In Ads

Posted October 4, 2014 by Heit & Cheri

Your life is in ads whether you like it or not. Our engagement in social media sites like Facebook and YouTube is one way that we choose to advertise ourselves. In addition, commercial ads are also a part of our lives, permeating every kind of media we come in contact with. On this episode of […]

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Episode 483: Violence And Nudity As A Way Of Life

Posted September 17, 2014 by Heit & Cheri

With few exceptions to the rule, it seems as if violence and nudity are often accepted as a way of life. On this episode of The Axiom Amnesia Theory, Heit & Cheri explore topics related to the prevalence of violence and nudity, and the often ridiculous “rules” people use to govern these acts. Topics discussed […]

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Episode 469: Officer Unfriendly Class

Posted September 1, 2014 by Heit & Cheri

Society teaches us that Officer Friendly will always be there to help when we are in need. Yet, time and time again, it seems like Officer Unfriendly is the one who shows up and kills unarmed people and passes by those in need. On this episode of The Axiom Amnesia Theory, Heit & Cheri discuss […]

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Episode 466: Fruitvale Station Relived

Posted August 27, 2014 by Heit & Cheri

The story of Fruitvale Station and the BART police murdering 22-year-old Oscar Grant has been revisited many times since the original incident occurred in 2009. In fact, those of us who value Black and Brown lives in this country relive it each time the police injure or murder someone, with no regard for their life. […]

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Episode 463: Acting On Artificial Intelligence

Posted August 22, 2014 by Heit & Cheri

There are a number of ways we could be “acting on” artificial intelligence. On this episode of The Axiom Amnesia Theory, Heit & Cheri discuss a film as well as real-life examples of police brutality that illustrate the concept of acting on phony information. Topics discussed include the movie “Her”, whether it is it even […]

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Episode 457: Challenges Of Civil Unrest

Posted August 14, 2014 by Heit & Cheri

There is no such thing as life without challenges. Nevertheless, some kinds of challenges we could do without–like the challenges of police brutality and the silly (and sometimes dangerous) self-inflicted challenges people share on social media. On this episode of The Axiom Amnesia Theory, Heit & Cheri bring you up to speed on the civil […]

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Episode 424: Fruitvale Station Relived

Posted March 20, 2014 by Heit & Cheri

The story of Fruitvale Station and the BART police murdering 22-year-old Oscar Grant has been revisited many times since the original incident occurred in 2009. In fact, those of us who value Black and Brown lives in this country relive it each time the police injure or murder someone, with no regard for their life. […]

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Episode 423: Violence And Nudity As A Way Of Life

Posted March 19, 2014 by Heit & Cheri

With few exceptions to the rule, it seems as if violence and nudity are often accepted as a way of life. On this episode of The Axiom Amnesia Theory, Heit & Cheri explore topics related to the prevalence of violence and nudity, and the often ridiculous “rules” people use to govern these acts. Topics discussed […]

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Episode 259: Fruitvale Station Relived

Posted July 29, 2013 by Heit & Cheri

The story of Fruitvale Station and the BART police murdering 22-year-old Oscar Grant has been revisited many times since the original incident occurred in 2009. In fact, those of us who value Black and Brown lives in this country relive it each time the police injure or murder someone, with no regard for their life. […]

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Kanye West Is Screaming, But Y’all Don’t Hear Him! [FULL VIDEO]

Posted February 25, 2013 by Heit

In this age of ‘cut & paste’ journalism, shock headlines, and single-digit-second soundbites, you’ve probably heard about Kanye West’s recent breakdown in London this past weekend. Many people have written about the Chicago rapper’s ‘rant’ and collage of ‘disses’ he spewed from stage. But the mere fact that what happened is categorized as such further […]

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Why Folks Should Have Given Shawty Lo’s “All My Babies’ Mamas” Reality Show A Chance

Posted January 18, 2013 by Heit & Cheri

By now, you’re probably aware that Shawty Lo’s planned reality show featuring him, his 10 babies’ mamas and 11 children was canceled by the Oxygen network amid protests and petitions of the show. Basically, folks never had a chance to see what the show was actually about, yet felt comfortable making the determination that Shawty […]

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Episode 114: Django Won’t Unchain Your Brain

Posted January 7, 2013 by Heit & Cheri

So many of our brains are in chains, and we cannot think beyond that which has been propagandized with us in mind. Many of the things that target us are not for our benefit, but rather are intended to provide economic gain for those who scheme to dupe us with the ultimate mind screw. Blacks […]

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Episode 112: Don’t Yank My Django Unchained

Posted January 3, 2013 by Heit & Cheri

Don’t yank our “Django Unchained”! In other words, please don’t try to feed us B.S. about the movie “Django Unchained,” slavery, or the Black culture and experience as told through the eyes of the presumptuous director Quentin Tarantino. On this episode of The Axiom Amnesia Theory, Heit & Cheri dedicate the entire show to dissecting […]

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Episode 109: 2012 In The Rear View

Posted December 31, 2012 by Heit & Cheri

After today, 2012 will be completely in the rear view. Maybe it’s time that we all reflect back on the year as we prepare to move into 2013. Each year, Mad Skillz performs a rap that wraps up the year in review. On this New Year’s Eve episode of The Axiom Amnesia Theory, Heit & […]

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Episode 092: Skilled Veterans [Music/Video]

Posted December 6, 2012 by Heit & Cheri

None of us have to look very var for a “skilled veteran.” The problem is that we may know them, but fail to recognize their skill. These skilled vets range in age from children to the elderly, war vets to street vets, with a broad array of different skills. On this musical episode of The […]

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Episode 090: Protect & Serve? No, It’s Attack & Disturb! [Music/Video]

Posted December 4, 2012 by Heit & Cheri

The police’s motto “Protect & Serve” would be better represented as “Attack & Disturb.” Far too often we see the police doing the exact opposite of what they should be doing–using excessive force, racial profiling, and executions are a few of the consistent infractions. On this musical episode of The Axiom Amnesia Theory, Heit & […]

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Episode 087: If I Had A Million Dollars… [Music/Video]

Posted November 29, 2012 by Heit & Cheri

“If I had a million dollars…” How many times have we all fantasized over what we would do with a million bucks–what we could buy, how it could change our lives for the better? But, as we all know, money can’t buy everything. On this musical episode of The Axiom Amnesia Theory, Heit & Cheri […]

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Episode 086: Your Life In Ads

Posted November 28, 2012 by Heit & Cheri

Your life is in ads whether you like it or not. Our engagement in social media sites like Facebook and YouTube is one way that we choose to advertise ourselves. In addition, commercial ads are also a part of our lives, permeating every kind of media we come in contact with. On this episode of […]

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Episode 085: Celebrity Freestyle B!tch [Music/Video]

Posted November 27, 2012 by Heit & Cheri

Rap freestyles can be profound or completely nonsensical. The challenge, however, is knowing the difference. Entertainers have become quite adept at sounding profound, while pushing content with very little substance. On this musical episode of The Axiom Amnesia Theory, Heit & Cheri explore the diversity of freestyling celebrities via their commentary and analysis of songs […]

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Episode 082: One Month Left [Music/Video]

Posted November 22, 2012 by Heit & Cheri

If you believe the predictions about the end of the world coming in 2012, then you know that there’s only about one month left before the end. Preparation is key in order to take the necessary steps for ultimate survival. On this musical episode of The Axiom Amnesia Theory, Heit & Cheri explore things to […]

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Episode 080: Excuse The Truth [Music/Video]

Posted November 20, 2012 by Heit & Cheri

Can you imagine people wanting to excuse the truth? Well, it happens all the time. So many people would rather turn away from what they know is happening. They want no part of the responsibility to do better. In the end, we all have to face the music. On this musical episode of The Axiom […]

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Episode 077: Unbroken Homes For Beautiful Wildflowers [Music/Video]

Posted November 15, 2012 by Heit & Cheri

What is a “wildflower”? What exactly is a “broken home”? These terms bring to mind beauty, strength, and environmental fortitude. The wildflower sustains itself from what is available to it. Its very survival is a success story in “making do,” yet it is no less beautiful than the highly cultivated rose. Would we say that […]

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Episode 075: Share Your Heart [Music/Video]

Posted November 13, 2012 by Heit & Cheri

One of the most expressive things you can do is to share your heart with someone–especially those with whom you share a closeness. Whether that be family, friends, romantic interests, or other loved ones. When we share our hearts, it’s not just about sharing our feelings. Sharing our hearts can also impart the wisdom of […]

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Episode 072: No Government Baby [Music/Video]

Posted November 8, 2012 by Heit & Cheri

That’s right, no government baby! Of course this is every anarchist’s dream, but most people have a difficult time thinking beyond the programming to imagine how this could be a possible reality for humankind. Here’s the fundamental question: Aren’t we intelligent enough to take on the responsibility of individual self-governance? On this musical episode of […]

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