Here’s Why I’ll Watch HBO’s Confederate

Is HBO's forthcoming show Confederate a bad idea? I personally think it's a great idea, but that's just me. What's so bad about a series set...

Trick Daddy Loves The Kids, But Not Meek Mill

My mother always says, "Don't let your mouth write a check that your ass can't cash." That's some very sound advice straight from the mouth...

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....

R. Kelly truly is the Black community’s Pied-Piper

How many of you have held of the tale about the Pied-Piper of Hamelin? Personally, I only heard of him watching old cartoons. What...

Black Masculinity, Oprah Winfrey, Tyler Perry, & “Queen Sugar”

We forget that it was Oprah Winfrey who handed black pop culture’s one-dimensional image of black men. It was 2004 and social media as we...

Jay-Z’s Pro-Blackness is Hugely Overrated

Politics is defined as the activities associated with the governance of a country or other area, especially the debate or conflict among individuals or...

Tupac Dumped Madonna Because She Was White?

So, apparently, Tupac Shakur had a romantic relationship with Madonna. Okay, that I had no idea is no shocker. Aside from the fact that...

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,...

Delila Vallot Humanizes Plight of Homelessness in “Mighty Ground”

Homelessness is a major problem in American society. It’s a predicament that in this writer’s opinion, doesn’t have to exist. Due to the rampant...

Rob Kardashian Proves Men Are Trash

Rob Kardashian proved to be this week’s biggest sucker. In recent history, his ex Blac Chyna (his former fiancée, (former) stripper, and mother to his child) has been...

Stevie Wonder Said A Stupid Thing About Black Lives Matter

Stevie Wonder was discussing gun violence at the North Minneapolis Conference on Peace on Saturday, June 17. At one point in his speech, Stevie...

Prodigy of Mobb Deep Passes Away at 42

The rap game is losing so many of its great artists. As I am sure you have all heard by now, Prodigy of Mobb...

A Hotep Movie Moment: The Rocky Theory

I have found the very reason that we are not allowed to see many movies about strong Black upliftment from Hollywood. I call this...

Ice Cube Politely Chin Checks Bill Maher And I Am Here...

Before I start, let me remind you: Ice Cube used logic and not idealism per se. Yes, this is the same man that has...

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...