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Hi Cocoa Drops,

Phee and I have been working on some exciting things and have not posted much lately.  Well, let me tell you we have some awesome things coming ahead!  Thank you for being a follower and/or a visitor of Hot Honeyed Cocoa! We appreciate each one of you! Today’s return of the Daily Inspirational Sip is a hilarious youtube clip of Keegan Michael Key of Key & Peele reprising his role as Obama’s anger translator Luther. This time he is the translator for the real President Obama at the White House Correspondents Dinner. Absolutely hysterical!

Much Love,

KT

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Posted by on April 27, 2015 in Online Sips

 

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Posted by on April 23, 2015 in Online Sips

 

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Tickle Me Tuesday – Fousey Tube Mortal Kombat Prank

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Posted on YouTube by fouseyTube.

 
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Posted by on April 21, 2015 in Online Sips

 

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In Case You Missed This Headline…

‘Hunger Games’ actress Amandla Stenberg — remember little Rue from the first movie — appeared in a video online earlier this week called “Don’t Cash Crop On My Cornrows.”

The video, which was made with a classmate, starts out talking about black and black culture.

“Black women have always done their hair, it’s just a part of our identity; braids, locks, twists and cornrows, etc.,” she said.

The young woman, 16, shows her maturity by explaining the functionality of the different hairstyles for black women.

“You can see why hair is such a big part of Hip-Hop and rap culture,” she adds, explaining how rap and Hip-Hop culture eventually became popular and a crossover phenomenon when the likes of white rappers like Eminem hit big in the early 2000’s.

As the 2000’s became the 2010’s, Stenberg, 16, cited how other celebrities began wearing clothing, hair styles and accessories associated with Hip-Hop.

“By 2013, the fashion world had adopted cornrows as well,” she explains. “Pop stars and icons adopted black culture as a way of being edgy and getting attention,” citing Miley Cyrus and Katy Perry.

The purpose of the actress’s video was to explain cultural appropriation.

While new white Hip-Hop artists like Iggy Azalea were excelling, “at the same time, police brutality against black people came to the forefront,” she added.

Michael Brown and Eric Garner, among others, are brought up as examples by Stenberg. She said that some white artists that cashed in on Hip-Hop have failed recently to speak out about racial injustice.

“That itself is what is so complicated when it comes to black culture,” Stenberg said. “But here’s the thing. Appropriation occurs when a style leads to racist generalizations or stereotypes where it originated, but is deemed as high fashion, cool or funny, when the privileged take it for themselves.”

She added that appropriation happens when the person taking on the culture is not aware of the deep significance of the “culture they are partaking in.”

To close, Stenberg posed a question: “What would America be like if we loved black people as much as black culture?” she said.

https://youtu.be/O1KJRRSB_XA

 
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Posted by on April 19, 2015 in Online Sips

 

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Have you ever watched these “Try Not to Laugh” videos on YouTube? Well, they are hilarious! If you try to do it with them, you may be surprised at how loud and unexpected your laughter comes out. 🙂

 
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Posted by on April 17, 2015 in Online Sips

 

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What does your evil laugh sound like?  Lol

 
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Posted by on April 16, 2015 in Online Sips

 

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Tickle Me Tuesday – Wayne Colley – Shelia Cheating On Me

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Video posted on YouTube by mod27.

 
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Posted by on April 14, 2015 in Online Sips