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Talking About the Harmful Things the Privileged Do Isn’t Hatred

And by ‘privileged’, I don’t mean rich people, at least not alone. I mean people afford societal advantages based on inherit traits i.e. skin...

Tyrod Taylor and the Struggle of the Black Quarterback 

Just days prior, Tyrod Taylor was benched by his team. And no, he didn’t deserve what happened to him. The Buffalo Bills were looking...

You Too, Al Franken? Woman Claims Politician Sexually Assaulted Her

I'm not happy about this wave of sexual harassment claims for two reasons: One, some of the people accused are ones I actually looked...

This Is Not a Thinkpiece About Puerto Rico

My tía and tío have a home in Aguadilla. I’ve often dreamt about it since my childhood. Stalks of flora taller than me are...

What About White-On-White Crime and White Terrorism?

We've been here before many times, and I already can tell what the reaction is from some folks. This post will be deemed racist...

Bill O’Reilly Takes Responsibility for His Sexual Harassment by Blaming God

Le sigh! The stories of powerful men exposed as serial sexual predators reveals what some of us already know, society is awash with toxic masculinity...

The Week in Blackness: Smoke, Slavery, and Sexism

This week in blackness had many of us profoundly proud or sadly subdued in head shaking shame. And the week started off strong with...

I Can’t Think of a Clever Title for this Article, Because...

Last year around this time, I wrote about my close encounter with a shooting at a club. The summary is one you're probably familiar...

Listen, So-Called Patriots: Black People Love America Too!

I wasn’t sure where to start. I wasn’t even sure what to say. But then, I realized that if they don’t understand by now,...

What Is It Like Being Black in America?

Before you read this, please know that I DID NOT write this piece. This was written by a black physician who wrote about an...

Jemele Hill Once Again Proved Trump Aint Shit

I would be surprised at the backlash against Jemele Hill if it wasn’t 2017. And 2017 has been apparent in its mind-numbing dismissiveness and bullshit. Instead...

White Guy Accidentally Shoots Himself, Blames A Black Guy

From Raw Story: Minnesota man was arrested on Wednesday after he accidentally shot himself in the arm—then told police he was attacked by an armed...