President Barack Obama & the Repossession of “The Race Card”

You know, I mentioned back in… um, 2007? that I was not too sure of how this whole black President thing would pan out....

McDonald’s Cashier Confronts Exec: I Can’t Afford Shoes For My Children

Meritocracy says that anyone working at McDonald's in this country doesn't deserve to be earning a penny more than they now are. Why? Because...

Iggy Azalea Doesn’t Understand the Use the Term “Becky”

Iggy Azalea has found another way to keep her name out there on the internet. No, it is not about her swift rise-and-fall within...

Rev. Al Sharpton Gets Called Out By Ferguson Protestors

Somebody needed to say it.....  

Personal Responsibility? – Another NYPD Officer Charged With Rape

There is and has been a lot of talk about personal responsibility of late and I recently ran into a news article that got...

Hey, Black People: Social Problems Aren’t “Black” Problems!

I guess after being told how sorry you are over and over again by multiple sources, you start to think something is seriously wrong...

Martin Luther King, Jr. – It’s Deeper Than His “I Have...

Once a year, Martin Luther King, Jr.'s born day prompt the masses to do one (or all) of a few things: Fist pump about...

Is Gay the New Black?

The question of the hour that everyone seems to be asking, from some Prop 8 white supremacists to Queen Latifah on VH1’s “Single Ladies.”...

The Elree Jones Attack: When Is A hate Crime Not A...

Generally when I read about hate crimes I get angry. But this time, after reading the story of what happened to Elree Jones, 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...

What Is It Like Being Black in America?

Before you read this, please know that I DID NOT write this piece. This was written by a black physician who wrote about an...

Bundy, Sterling, & Mosely: Sickening Moments in Whiteness

The culture of whiteness makes me sick. There I said it. Cue in the habitual responses. Recently in the past few weeks, we've witnessed a...

Racist White Men Can Prevent Race War By Having More Sex

Images of racist white men who participated in the "Unite the Right" event in Charlottesville, Va. have been circulating on social media. Some of...

Black Girl Missing: Missing Arizona 5-Year-Old, Jhessye Shockley, Gets Little Media...

So, did you know there's a 5-year-old girl missing in America? Did you know she's been missing for three weeks? If you didn't, don't...

Police Detain Off-duty Black Firefighter for Waving

Okay, so where do I start this one? Well, let's just say that this one hits close to home -- literally. Alright, so I...