Are Black Folks Ashamed When Black Celebrities Disappoint Them?

  Over at a forum named Lipstick Alley, there's a thread that asks if there are any black celebrities that hasn't let you down yet....

Texas Thug Police Department Rob Strip Club of Money and “Fun”...

  After a little city planning shuffling, the people of Edinburg, Texas, found themselves now having jurisdiction over a wonderful establishment called the Jaguar's Club (*read: titty...

Fried chicken restaurant is dishing out second chances

  Not all news has to be bad news.     There are still some good folks out there doing good things. Necessary things..It's up to sites like...

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...

Police Violence: When Did Cops Become so Trigger Happy?

Someone needs to tell me why cops have tasers. Are they for when a kid kicks them in the shin? Or maybe when a...

Religion: Can You “Hate Religion, But Love Jesus?”

I came across the following video on YouTube a few days ago. It was uploaded on January 10th, and since then it has received...

Mike Vick Loses His Invite to the BBQ Over Kaepernick’s Afro

Mike Vick, for better or worse, is a vindicated man. His rise and fall was so meteoric that many of my people (black people)...

Black Pathology is Big Business, Especially in the Media

No matter where you are, it seems that there is some source out there that will tell you that a black person has done...

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,...

Real Men Wear Ascots: Roland Martin, Homophobia, & Fighting Bigotry

I don't watch football; I will neither confirm nor deny whether my reasoning for disinterest is based on my capacity to understand that game....

Mumia Abu-Jamal Freed: How Death Row Crawled to an Exciting Non-Victory

Please don't get me confused, as I am very excited that Mumia Abu-Jamal has now been taken off of death row. He will now spend...

Troy Davis: If a Black Man is Lynched & Nobody’s There...

It's been a week since Troy Davis  was murdered like a dog by literally using the same drugs used to put animals to sleep put to...

Going Home: Reality and Fantasy in Panama

Originally posted at TheModernLatina.com I've been sitting on this post for awhile because I guess I just didn't know how to broach this. I wanted...

Madness & Reality Radio: Urban Whores, Crack Mayors, & Slave Catchers

In this week's episode of Madness & Reality Radio, we chat with a few black bloggers. First off: We speak to biologist and science blogger,...

Police Brutality: State Sanctioned Thuggery

In this episode of we Madness & Reality Radio we discuss a few high-profile cases of police brutality involving African-American citizens. We also interview...