Jay-Z and Ahistorical Ageism in Hip Hop

Jay-Z has been turning heads since he dropped 4:44. Many have lauded his album as a return to his classic-album-making-roots: dope beats, dope lyrics,...

Tuxedos, Prom Gowns, & Guns

Remember preparing for prom? Taking an entire afternoon to sit in a nail or hair salon or fuss over last minute alterations and pick...

Materialism, Kendrick Lamar, and How Twitter Should Mind Its Damn Business

Materialism is always around to ruin a good thing, I tell you.| Picture the scenario: you are a recent high school graduate. You are extremely...

Lessons I Learned from Black Lives Matter

A Sunday morning Facebook post asked “Is Black Lives Matter still a thing?” and I immediately did an eye-roll. The technical answer is in...

Jason Whitlock Has A White Man Dying Inside Of Him

On television recently, noted sportswriter and commentator, Jason Whitlock, said that LeBron James was too rich to be affected by racism. According to Whitlock,...

LaVar Ball Celebrates His Sperm With $495 Shoe, So What?

LaVar Ball has three sons that are basketball phenoms. From the looks of it, we haven't seen this type of talent since LeBron James...

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...

Pepsi Uses Protest to Pimp Soda Pop

Whatever anyone may feel about them, protests are not situations of jest, imitation, or uninformed parody. Protests deal with people’s lives on different levels....

Colin Kaepernick is a Case of Repeating History

Now the blackballed writing is on the wall. Colin Kaepernick is an unwanted free agent. Unless you have been living under a rock, none...

Charles Barkley and Black People Do Not Mix

When I read that Charles Barkley was going to become the host of “The Race Card” on TNT, I knew it was a beautiful...

Lil Wayne Doesn’t Care About Black People

  In case you missed it, a video clip of rapper, Lil Wayne, doing a very recent Nightline interview with ABC News correspondent, Linsey Davis,...

Moise Morancy is a Black Superhero

From first glance, it seems as if Moise Morancy was raised right. The humble and engaging hip hop artist/activist/actor is also a man on...

Josh Brown, Domestic Violence, & How the NY Giants are Trash

Domestic violence is one of those issues that has always bothered me. I never understood the purpose of a man beating on a woman...

Nate Parker, Blind Support and How His Scandal Hurts Black America

The buzz about The Birth of a Nation, the movie about Nat Turner's slave rebellion and actor Nate Parker's project has been active for almost...

Please, Take A Seat Like Colin Kaepernick

December 1, 1955, The United States was catapulted into the movement that became the Civil Rights Movement. One simple, yet effective act of protest...