Grammys 2015 – So, Why Am I Watching This Again?

This is the word to sum up what I was practically watching the entire night. I could have been doing something more important. However,...

White House Down: Good Ole Hollywood Racism?

Maybe it's just me, but I'm not feeling these new movies where the White House gets taken out by terrorists. When the POTUS was...

Pimps, Hoes, & Twitter – An Ode to Venny: Social Media...

Just days ago, a young lady known as “Venny” (@DarthVenn) on the popular social network Twitter was allegedly spotted out and about by a...

Can Social Media Revive The Mighty O's Brand?

By TMPunplugged Once upon a time, the mere mention of Oprah Winfrey's name conjured up eyeballs and dollar signs. My how times have changed. Winfrey ruled daytime...

Wait, a Racist White Person is Allowed to Work at Essence...

Years ago when Essence came under fire for hiring a white woman as the creative fashion director for the iconic Black women's magazine, I...

The Tea Party Loves Corporations, But Hates Lefties and Black People

Professor Richard D. Wolf recently wrote about the recent government shutdown as it relates to the Tea Party. What he said in his piece...

Bill O’Reilly: Blacks in Chicago are Killing Each Other Because Whites...

Word on the street is that the Chicago teachers strike has officially ended. I'm not too sure about the details, but word is that...

Environmental Racism: The New New Jim Crow

I don't see too many of us black folks discussing environmental issues. For the record, I just want to say that environmental issues impact millions...

Juan Williams Calls Republican Obamacare Opposition “Empty Rhetoric”

If your health insurance plan got cancelled because of Obamacare -- like many of them have been -- don't be mad. Most importantly, don't...

Watch Martin Bashir Take Down Racist Tea Party CEO Larry Klayman

Larry Klayman is the CEO of the racist right-wing Tea Party organization FreedomWatch. Klayman has come under fire this week, for comments made at...

Deputy Sheriff Caught in Blackface Posing Like a Slave Picking Cotton

A Georgia sheriff deputy has come under fire for posing for a photo while in blackface at a Halloween party. Unlike other Halloween racists...

Charleston: Paul Thurmond Said What Needed To Be Said

Some of you young'ns won't recognize the name Thurmond in the context of South Carolina. Those who know their history and have a political...

Corey Booker in Gun Control Filibuster Says, “Enough!”

Senator Cory Booker was one of the many Democrats that assisted in a Senate floor filibuster. In a bid to force a vote on...

Black Women at the London Olympics: An Open Letter to Essence...

Dear Ms. Constance White, The 2012 Olympic Games have come to a close and we are in complete and utter awe of the magnificent Black...

Neighbors Dispute Charles Ramsey’s Rescue Story

As I mentioned a few days ago, Charles Ramsey is that dude. His act of heroism is undeniable, and it doesn't matter how much...