Say It Loud: “I’m Black, I’m A Slut, & I’m Proud!”

I'd love to take this opportunity to discuss SlutWalk and the dual (and often dueling) marginalization faced by Black women in any mainstream movement....

Coca Cola’s Super Bowl Ad Was Awesome; Racist Reactions, Not So...

Okay, so a black quarterback just won the Super Bowl last night, y'all! And, yes, I'm pretty hyped about it. After all, it's not...

EBT Shutdown Wipes Out Walmart Shelves, Creates Chaos

Well, since almost everything in government has shutdown, is it any surprise that there was an EBT shutdown this past Saturday night? Of course...

Moral Reasoning and Fundamentalism

Hola mi Gente... One can tease out political differences quite simply -- how individuals view the role of government, freedom, and a just society is...

Black Women at the London Olympics: An Open Letter to Essence...

Dear Ms. Constance White, The 2012 Olympic Games have come to a close and we are in complete and utter awe of the magnificent Black...

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...

Black Folks Fighting At Church With Knives & Tasers

When Jesus said, "come as you are," I seriously doubt he meant it was OK to bring your taser and Rambo knife to worship....

Fake Sign Language Interpreter Admitted to Mental Health Facility

Lost in the conversation of the fake sign language interpreter story at the Nelson Mandela memorial last week is the fact that the butt...

Democracy In Action: 350lb Man Protests Wisconsin Restaurant’s All-You-Can-Eat Policy

Two things about America: we believe in democracy, and we're the most obese nation on the planet. Yes, more people would probably vote this...

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...

Madonna, Uppity Negroes, & Racist Chairs

I made a deal with myself, that I’d vet my battles a bit more thoroughly and not get worked up about the continued racial...

Greg Anthony Is Not Marv Albert

So, Greg Anthony is caught in a scandal he has no business being in. He was arrested in a prostitution ring in DC. Being...

Rev. Al Sharpton Gets Called Out By Ferguson Protestors

Somebody needed to say it.....  

Response to the article “Why I Hate Being Black”

It's hardly any secret that being black in any white racist society is complicated. Sometimes it can be a hazard. The world around you...

Jesse Williams: From “Woke” to “Ashy” in a Year?

"Grey's Anatomy" star and every black woman's most sexy "woke" black man not named Colin Kaepernick, Jesse Williams, is getting a divorce. Williams and...