The Miseducation of “Chi-Raq”

There had been buzz in the past year or so that there was a filming of a movie entitled “Chi-raq” with the gun violence...

Ray Lewis Kept it Real and Wrong About Black Lives Matter

Ray Lewis does it again. Mr. Outspoken-Even-When-Wrong aka Ray Lewis, has found a way to find himself within the newspapers and the internet. Just recently,...

Does Johnny Manziel Being Indicted Make Him Black Now?

Former NCAA Heisman Trophy winner, Texas native, and NFL quarterback Johnny Manziel has been indicted by a Texas grand jury on a misdemeanor domestic assault...

Sugar Daddies and the Secret Lives of Black Sugar Babies

When conjuring up an image of what the quintessential companion of a wealthy Sugar Daddy looks like, as dictated by popular culture, perhaps visions...

Omar Mateen Was Gay. Islamic Terrorist? Nope.

I'll be honest, from the time this story emerged I questioned the prevailing narrative. An Islamic terrorist attacking a gay nightclub leaving killing 53...

AMERICAN SNIPER: MY DEFENSE

By Mike Caccioppoli Let’s face it fellow liberals, Clint Eastwood pissed us off with his improvisation at the Republican Convention in 2012. I was just...

Hate, Homophobia, & Fundamentalism

Researchers have been most effective in uncovering the dark side of homophobia. One researcher, who interviewed over 400 men incarcerated for gay-bashing noted that...

#OscarSoWhite Should Concern You, America

When I first heard of the call to boycott the Oscars by Spike Lee and #OscarSoWhite because of the lack of diversity in nominations for...

5 Reasons Daredevil is Marvel’s Best TV Series

  Daredevil sent a lot of ripples and waves before its premiere. For one, anybody that read Daredevil during the 1980’s (like I did) was...

Consuming The Other: Rachel Dolezal’s Charade Bulldozes Black Womanhood

By now, you’ve probably heard the sordid and bewildering story of world class Decepticon, Rachel Dolezal, explode across your social media timelines. Each day...

Warren Sapp Pays $600 For Oral Sex – Career Change Coming...

SO Warren Sapp is paying six bills for oral sex according to a police report released today. This report references the Super Bowl incident where...

Muhammad Ali: The Measure of a Man

My father once told me that the true measure of a person can be found not in what she or he thought or claimed...

If Ta-Nehesi Coates and Kendrick Lamar Had a Conversation…

This has been an interesting moment in time for blackness.  The imperfect harmony of the nightmare that police brutality against black bodies along with the...

Homophobia: Yes, Let’s Embrace #HeterosexualPrideDay

Let's talk about homophobia, shall we? I woke up to find out that ‪#‎HeterosexualPrideDay‬ is a thing. Now, I'm not sure who the genius behind...

Beyonce, Kendrick and Me

“My concern is the arrival of new ground that replaces…specific places as primary signifiers of identity.” –Willie Jennings from The Christian Imagination: Theology and the...