Dax-Devlon Ross, Esq. is a thoughtful commentator on popular culture and a student of African-American history. His interests also include music (particularly Jazz and Hip-Hop), sports (particularly as they relate to and impact culture), politics, economics, justice and education. Dax is the author of five books, including, most recently, The Nightmare and The Dream: Nas, Jay-Z and the History of Conflict in African-American Culture, which has been called a “brilliant textual achievement” and a “must read for anyone concerned with the future of hip-hop, African-Americans, and new directions in late modern America as a whole.” He is the co-publisher of Outside the Box Publishing and the co-founder of Page-2-Print a school-based publishing program that educates high school students on the nuts and bolts of the publishing industry using publishing professionals. Contact him at dax [@] daxdevlonross.com.