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...

Malcolm-Jamal Warner: Ebony Cover Pushes “Broken Black Family” Trope

Ebony Magazine's November issue cover story depicted by the shattered glass image of The Cosby Show has its fan base in a stir. Actually,...

Gabby Douglas Being Bullied

Gabby Douglas had to deal with plenty of foolishness in 2012. Instead of a focus on her youthful success, there was more criticism about...

Affion Crockett: In The Flow, Or Same 'Ole Coonery?

I’ve often wondered where and why we draw the lines in our morality the way that we do. Other than the fact that life...

‘Making a Murderer’ Shows How Blacks Suffer Injustices

Unless you've been spending a lot of quality time sitting in your dark bedroom closet weeping into your dirty underwear, you couldn't helped to...

N.W.A Didn’t Kill Hip Hop or the Black Community

Straight Outta Compton, the movie documenting the rise and fall of gangster rap groupN.W.A, came out this weekend to much success. Round about numbers...

Black History: Decoding Dan Burley, & the History of Black Pin-Up

I'm no connoisseur of vintage adult publications, but do consider the elements that went into creating them during their time, quite interesting; specifically the...

Ayo Sal, Put Some Coloreds on the…Runway – Racism in the...

I recently watched a short documentary called "The Colour of Beauty", about the limitations that Black women are faced with when attempting to break...

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...

Another Look at the Movie “Game Change”

The child that moved into my house last July has greatly diluted the amount of time I have to watch movies, be it in...

Real Housewives of Atlanta: Reality TV Still Sucks

I've been thinking long and hard about doing an article about what everyone's talking and tweeting about. I even did an article on my...

Django Unchained Isn’t About Martin Luther King Jr.

OK, let's get something straight: Django Unchained is not about Martin Luther King Jr, nor is it the black version of the epic The...

Boxing? George Zimmerman, Sit Yo Punk Ass Down!

George Zimmerman is willing to step into the boxing ring and take on all comers. According to TMZ, Georgie says he's even willing to...

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,...

Jesse Williams BET Awards Speech Put the “Black” Back in BET

I can't wait for all this Jesse Williams love to wear off so you Negroes can go back to that Hotep shit like talking about...