Kendrick Lamar Accused of Colorism

Kendrick Lamar has been accused of colorism due to the woman that he is engaged to. You know, it was actually quite hard to type...

Hypermasculinity, Homophobia and Homo-eroticism

Today while at work, I received a few heads up from some folks who were quite irritated with the rants my relative was making...

Asalto de Navidad/ Christmas Assault

¡Hola mi Gente! Here’s my annual tribute to the Black Urban Experience that was part of the backdrop to my development… The following is based...

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...

Ajamu Baraka on the Real Meaning of “American Exceptionalism”

Ajamu Baraka is an internationally recognized human rights defender whose experience spans three decades of domestic and international education and activism. He is a...

Richard Sherman Criticizes Black Lives Matter

Richard Sherman hasn’t made a statement he didn’t like. In previous situations, he has battled Skip Bayless, shown his professional disdain for Michael Crabtree,...

Dear Mom & Dad: A Coming Out Story

Mom. Dad. I have something I need to tell you. For a while I've struggled with how I would break the news to you....

New Mexico State Cop Shoots at Minivan Full of Kids

So, the occupants of the minivan were black. The mother, Oriana Ferrell, was traveling from Tennessee on what was reported as an educational trip....

Should We Be Ashamed About Proud Pregnant Black Teens?

Pregnancy Pact or Just Young Black Girls Comparing Bellies? Does It Matter?  I was presented with the picture below and asked to take a stab...

Sorry, Suzanne Venker: Feminism Didn’t Kill Marriage – War on Men?

It's your party... I'm not here for Suzanne Venker's pro-MRM rhetoric... According to author and FoxNews.com contributor Suzanne Venker, the war on women’s rights is...

God, Natural Disasters, & Idiotic Politicians

Listen God, they say that you're everywhere. As for me, well, you know I have my doubts. But that's neither here nor there right...

Empire: Reimagining Cookie Lyon as a 21st Century Jezebel

I just watched the latest episode of Fox’s breakout mid-season show “Empire” and as the show’s central character Cookie Lyon’s took the podium that...

Thug Life: Bill Campbell’s “Koontown Killing Kaper”

“Like rats to cheese, folks in Koontown are drawn to yellow police tape. It’s utterly irresistible. ESPN, BET, not even sex can break the...

NCAA Athletes Should Get Paid

This is the time for March Madness. And we all know how crazy March Madness can be. The busted brackets, the clutch performances, the...

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...