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  1. Rembert Explains America: Searching for a New Jackson, Mississipp...

    Rembert Browne

    This was supposed to be about art. As I hung up the phone, I was confused. My surprisingly long conversation with Melvin Priester Jr., the 34-year-old city councilman-elect for Jackson, Mississippi's Ward 2, was mind-boggling. Nothing he discussed...

    Blog | July 08, 2013
  2. Rembert Explains America: Craig Brewer's Memphis

    Rembert Browne

    Every now and then, we'll track down a respected human being from a town to tell stories about said town until they are tired of telling stories. This is one of those times. There was a certain excitement in Memphis about me meeting Craig Brewer....

    Blog | July 03, 2013
  3. Rembert Explains America: The Great American Scavenger Hunt

    Rembert Browne

    When one thinks of "America" and "Scavenger Hunt," certain things may pop into one's head. Like "a souvenir from the Statue of Liberty." Or "a picture of Route 66." Or "find Lee Greenwood and take him to a diner and make him sing his songs throughout...

    Blog | June 11, 2013
  4. Kendrick Lamar's Adrien Broner Heat Check

    Rembert Browne

    Kendrick Lamar is on a roll. After being anointed the new king of the West Coast by the AARP Cali rapper collective of Dr. Dre disciples, he went on to appear on Drake's Take Care, release perhaps the rap album of the year in good kid, m.A.A.d city (...

    Blog | November 19, 2012
  5. The Essence Music Festival's Still Got It

    Rembert Browne

    Two weeks ago, as I began to figure out my plans for the 2012 Essence Music Festival in New Orleans, my SPIN magazine arrived in the mail. As I flipped through it, I saw a piece on up-and-coming artist Gary Clark Jr., who, according to the magazine, ...

    Blog | July 09, 2012
  6. Celebrating Chipper

    Rembert Browne

    Earlier this afternoon, Larry Wayne "Chipper" Jones Jr. announced that the 2012 MLB season would be his last. From now until, hopefully, October (come on Braves, Win Just One More for the Chipper), his well-deserved farewell tour will consist of a...

    Blog | March 22, 2012
  7. Explaining the Situation on J.R. Smith's Face-Head

    Rembert Browne

    As the public becomes increasing comfortable with the New York Knicks being a decent team and Jeremy Lin consistently putting up impressive numbers, a new Knicks-related issue has presented itself that no one seems to be able to wrap their foreheads ...

    Blog | February 22, 2012
  8. Things We Didn't Find on eBay: This Mighty Ducks Fanny Pack

    Rembert Browne

    Every time I go home for the holidays, there is less and less evidence that I ever grew up in my old house. Although adjusting to the reality that my new bedroom is the trunk of my mom's Volvo has taken time, one fantastic side effect of the househol...

    Blog | January 11, 2012
  9. Where Tim Tebow Gives Us All A Little Hope

    Rembert Browne

    For a significant portion of my life, there were superstar athletes and then there was everyone else. Jordan, Sampras, Junior Griffey — my holy trinity of sport. Early on, my idolization of these individuals came from a very real desi...

    Blog | December 23, 2011
  10. Charlotte Hornets Starter Jackets: An Appreciation

    Rembert Browne

    It was exceptional to be a sports-obsessed child of the '90s (ages 3 to 13) for 10 main reasons: 1. Sports Illustrated for Kids 2. NBA Inside Stuff 3. D2: The Mighty Ducks 4. Ken Griffey Jr. 5. The naive belief that you had the only Ken Griffe...

    Blog | September 20, 2011