COLUMN — “Blacks At Xbox:” Great Community. Not-So-Great Marketing.

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By Paul “Tru1P” Holston | @Tru1P | 5:30 PM EST, Thurs. March 28, 2019

This is a friendly reminder to both you as a reader and to all gaming companies across the world: Black people should not be your go-to diversity-marketing ploy. Please include diversity and inclusion in your original branding, objectives and mission values.
“Tokenism,” according to the Merriam Webster dictionary, is defined as: “The practice of doing something (such as hiring a person who belongs to a minority group) only to prevent criticism and give the appearance that people are being treated fairly.” I’m bringing this word to you for a reason.
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PlayStation’s #StateOfPlay Debut Focuses On VR, Leaves Questions On Future Episodes

By Paul “Tru1P” Holston | @Tru1P | 11:15 PM EST, Weds. March 27, 2019

The inaugural episode of PlayStation’s State of Play live stream only lasted close to 20 minutes total.
That was enough for viewers and avid PlayStation fans to determine whether or not they would tune in to future episodes on the newly streaming presentation that PlayStation began rolling out on Monday, March 25.
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Garlic Buffalo Chicken Sliders

– Blax Edition –

Most of this shit you can find in your crib. Let’s start with the Seasonings and work our way down.
~ For these fire Buffalo Sliders you will need the following ~

  • Seasonings: Salt, Pepper, Garlic Salt, Lawry’s  Season Salt, Fresh Parsley
  • Ingredients: Butter, Eggs, Milk, Flour, Chicken Breast, King’s Hawaiian Sweet Rolls, Parmesan Cheese, Sweet Baby Ray’s Buffalo Sauce
  1.  Thaw and unpack your Chicken Breast, usually 2 Breast per Sweet Roll Pack.
  2. Clean and Season your Chicken with Salt and Pepper then set aside.
  3.  Get 3 Eggs Crack and set into a bowl. Add Milk, Salt, and Pepper. Whisk till that shits smoother than MJ’s moonwalk. This will be your Egg Wash.
  4. 2 Big Spoons (Those Spoons Bigger than the regular ones) of Flour onto a Plate.
  5. Thoroughly soak your Chicken in the Egg Wash.
  6. Then Batter by slappin’ them thangs on the plate of Flour. FLOUR BOTH SIDES.

Now it’s time to get down and dirty.
Let’s start with cooking the chicken then work our way to the finished Product.
We’ll be using a Skillet and the Oven for these parts.
Step 1: Set fire to mid heat and lather the Skillet with a Regular spoon of Butter.
Step 2: Slap Chicken onto the Skillet and season both sides with Salt, Pepper, Season Salt, and Garlic Salt. Season till you feel it in your soul. Cook chicken thoroughly.
Step 3: Place freshly cooked and seasoned chicken in a bowl and shred with 2 forks till done.
Step 4: Set fire to mid to low heat, pour half the bottle of Sweet Baby Ray’s Buffalo Sauce into the skillet and mix with a regular spoon full of Butter. Add in Garlic salt and Pepper. Mix till smooth. Add shredded chicken into skillet and Mix thoroughly.
Step 5: Pull out a Pack of King’s Hawaiian Sweet Rolls and cut from end to end. You will have the top half and bottom half of the Rolls separated.
Step 6: Put fresh Garlic Buffalo Shredded Chicken over bottom half of the Sweet Rolls then layer with Parmesan Cheese.
Step 7: Put top half of Sweet Rolls on top and lather the top with the remaining Egg Wash and butter. Sprinkle Parmesan over the top with some Fresh Parsley and its ready to bake.
Step 8: Set oven to 400 degrees and wait for preheat. Put Sliders into oven for 10 minutes. THEN BOOM YOU GOT MUHFUCKIN FIRE OP BOMB ASS BLAXBOYARDEEEEEEE SLIDERS FAM. I MEAN JUST LOOK  AT THIS SHIT MAN!!!!
If they dont look like this you must’ve fucked up somewhere idk.
Serve with a dipping sauce of your Choice and enjoy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!