SNL, Leslie Jones, & A Black Woman’s Truth

I’m a black woman... and racio-misogynist trespasses and general anti-blackness are constant and relentless at times. And since social media has made the gnarled...

Girl, 8, “Kicked Out” of Christian School for Looking Like a...

I'm not the religious type, and I understand that parochial schools have different rules and standards relative to a state funded public school. However,...

BILL COSBY DID NOT RAPE ME: PLEASE BELIEVE ME

  In the current popular discourse on so many topics one has stood out profoundly for me. I have repeatedly refrained from speaking much on...

Turn Right USA Pushes The Most Racist & Sexist GOP Campaign...

Clearly when it comes to the GOP and their offspring old habits die hard. I gotta give it to them, they've practically cornered the...

Leslie Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos and the Right’s TRUE Meaning of ‘Freedom...

To some people, you're damned if you do and you're damned if you don't. Nothing you can do is right with them. They always...

Fumbling Towards Ecstasy

I turned 34 last month. I'm currently still single. That brief prelude out of the way, let me opine that there is nothing more...

“Dreams of a Life”: The Complicated Life of Joyce Carol Vincent

Some time ago I came across a “semi-documentary”, written and directed by English filmmaker Carol Morley, called Dreams of a Life.  The haunting and speculative 2011...

The Ratchet Report: Woman Tries to Kill Husband with Poison in...

I’m an avid watcher of the Investigation Discovery channel.  Chock-full of sex, murder, money, and whodunit hour-long documentaries, I’m particularly intrigued by the series...

Jemele Hill Once Again Proved Trump Aint Shit

I would be surprised at the backlash against Jemele Hill if it wasn’t 2017. And 2017 has been apparent in its mind-numbing dismissiveness and bullshit. Instead...

How Russell Westbrook, Odell Beckham Jr., & Cam Newton Have Changed...

It’s time for a new black male aesthetic.   Especially one that captures decolonized postmodern black masculinity as well as one that has ontologically transcendent capabilities....

Miss USA is Black and Right-Wingers Love Her

Betsy DeVos was ceremoniously greeted with boos at the commencement ceremony at an HBCU. Less than a week later, as irony would have it, an...

Detroit Man Who Walked 21 Miles to Work Fears for His...

Detroit Resident Walking 21 Miles to Work James Robertson made the headlines a few weeks back when it was revealed the Detroiter was walking 21...

“Chasing Chocolate”: A White Man’s Tale of the Interracial Sexual Politics...

By: Johnathan Fields In my previous relationships, it has become very clear to my peers that a pattern developed: the majority of men I'd dated...

Pure F*ckery: Oh, So You Thought The Lady Was Dead, So...

Hello? Damn, R. Kelly, is that you? Not sure if it is, but bruh is looking bad-den-a-mugg! Nah, dude does look like R. Kelly...

The Cleveland Kidnapping: Fifty Shades of BDSM

The Cleveland Kidnapping: Fifty Shades of BDSM Fleeting snippets of  news sound bites declaring the horrors faced by the three women allegedly forcibly kidnapped and...