Rosalind Brewer, Interpretation, & White Fear

Recently, Sam’s Club’s CEO Rosalind Brewer, a black woman, made comments regarding diversity on her executive team and lack thereof in the corporate world...

Clarence Thomas: Americans Too ‘Sensitive’ About Race

Justice Clarence Thomas rarely says anything. In fact, if I didn't know any better, I'd think that Clarence Thomas being on permanent mute was...

The Rape That Goes Silent

I work, both professionally and otherwise, in a field of advocacy; yet, when I have an opportunity at work to network with people of...

So Obama Had a "Hip Hop BBQ" & Didn't Create One...

So now that a U.S default on its debt has been averted, leaving working poor folk holding the shitty end of the stick as...

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Obama’s Inauguration, & Lupe Fiasco

There is a lot of irony in America's first African-American president taking the oath of office for the last time, on the day we...

“Good Jew” Hashtag Sparks Lawsuit Against Twitter

If you visit my mentions on Twitter, it would take you long to see that there are a lot of racist trolls on the...

House Speaker Boehner’s Boner for Keystone XL is Just a Pipe...

So I wrote my piece for the Guardian on the XL pipeline. I did it for my son because it was something he believed...

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...

Michelle Rodriguez: Black Actors must be “Trashy and Black” to get...

When thinking down the line of Hollywood actresses of color who’ve made an indelible impact on current films, Michelle Rodriguez probably doesn’t register on...

Conservatives Say Nelson Mandela Was Racist

Nelson Mandela has died; and to hear some right-wingers tell it, he started the knockout game when he was released from prison. Yes, in...

Papa John’s CEO Apologizes for Employee’s Racist Rant

As if racial tensions in Sanford, Florida weren't already on high pending the start of George Zimmerman's trial in a few weeks. In comes...

Bill O’Reilly is Gone, but the Bigots at Fox News Still...

Years ago, I watched Fox News almost every night. Bill O'Reilly's show, O'Reilly Factor, was my favorite. Truthfully, for me, the entire Fox News...

Look At God: Obama’s Birthday Brings The Greatest of Joys

Obama’s birthday was just supposed to be any regular August 4th. Not so for the year of 2016. You see, with all of the...

5 Reasons Why the HBCU vs PWI Talk is Stupid

  I am a man that conducted his undergrad scholarly duties at an HBCU (historically black college and university). I am glad that I am...

#WDBJ, Vester Flanagan, & Why Black Lives STILL Matter

On the morning of August 26, reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward were shot and killed on live television by Vester Lee Flanagan,...