Trump Tweets: ‘I Have Very Little Time For Watching TV’

The W.H. is functioning perfectly, focused on HealthCare, Tax Cuts/Reform & many other things. I have very little time for watching T.V. - Donald...

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Enlarge this image Former Detroit police chief Ike McKinnon (L), Motown musician David Coffey (center), and former Detroit Mayor Dennis Archer (R). Denise Guerra/NPR hide caption toggle caption Denise Guerra/NPR Detroit has faced a tumultuous past, but the most painful week in Detroit's modern history arguably happened exactly 50 years ago. On July 23, 1967, after decades of discrimination, poverty, and mistreatment by...
How many of you have held of the tale about the Pied-Piper of Hamelin? Personally, I only heard of him watching old cartoons. What I remember is that the Pied-Piper is some white dude in tights prancing around playing his flute. The flute had an attractive power of drawing mice in a trance to the musician. Again, I learned...
Mike Vick, for better or worse, is a vindicated man. His rise and fall was so meteoric that many of my people (black people) was thrown off. All of it over dog fighting. Rather than wallow in his guilt, Vick decided to serve his time, get back into the league, and perform. And that is what he did until he...

‘Going There’: 3 Prominent Detroit Natives Reflect On The 1967 Riot

Enlarge this image Former Detroit police chief Ike McKinnon (L), Motown musician David Coffey (center), and former Detroit Mayor Dennis Archer (R). Denise Guerra/NPR hide...

Black Cop Who Killed Justine Damond Will Get Off Like All...

Okay, so we now know that the police officer who shot and killed Justine Damond is black. Yes, and Justine was a white woman from...

R. Kelly truly is the Black community’s Pied-Piper

How many of you have held of the tale about the Pied-Piper of Hamelin? Personally,...

Black Masculinity, Oprah Winfrey, Tyler Perry, & “Queen Sugar”

We forget that it was Oprah Winfrey who handed black pop culture’s one-dimensional image of...

White Woman Shot And Killed By Minneapolis Police

Don't look now, but apparently, police officers in Minneapolis, Minnesota are running out of black...

What Really Happened to Darian Towns

What really happened to Darian Towns? This is the recent story of a black woman that...

Rob Kardashian Proves Men Are Trash

Rob Kardashian proved to be this week’s biggest sucker. In recent history, his ex Blac Chyna (his former fiancée,...

Tuxedos, Prom Gowns, & Guns

Remember preparing for prom? Taking an entire afternoon to sit in a nail or hair...

Miss USA is Black and Right-Wingers Love Her

Betsy DeVos was ceremoniously greeted with boos at the commencement ceremony at an HBCU. Less...

You Might Be Racist If You Think Bill Cosby Is Guilty

Facing an allegation of sexual assault, Bill Cosby will finally have his day in court...

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

Years ago, I watched Fox News almost every night. Bill O'Reilly's show, O'Reilly Factor, was...

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Affirmative Action: The Curious History of Race Preferences

Their leaders seem more intent on vying with blacks for permanent victim status than on seeking recognition for genuine progress by Hispanics over the...

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Enlarge this image Former Detroit police chief Ike McKinnon (L), Motown musician David Coffey (center), and former Detroit Mayor Dennis Archer (R). Denise Guerra/NPR hide caption toggle caption Denise Guerra/NPR Detroit has faced a tumultuous past, but the most painful week in Detroit's modern history arguably happened exactly 50 years ago. On July...
Okay, so we now know that the police officer who shot and killed Justine Damond is black. Yes, and Justine was a white woman from Australia who was soon-to-be married. The officer that killed her is Mohamed Noor. Like Justine, he too is an immigrant This, of course, means little to a rationally...
How many of you have held of the tale about the Pied-Piper of Hamelin? Personally, I only heard of him watching old cartoons. What I remember is that the Pied-Piper is some white dude in tights prancing around playing his flute. The flute had an attractive power of drawing...
The New York Times editorial board Wednesday (July 19) praised Gov. John Bel Edwards and the Louisiana Legislature's decision to pass new laws to reduce its prison population and save the state money. "It's encouraging that in a state with a heavily Republican Legislature and a new Democratic governor, John Bel Edwards,...
Mike Vick, for better or worse, is a vindicated man. His rise and fall was so meteoric that many of my people (black people) was thrown off. All of it over dog fighting. Rather than wallow in his guilt, Vick decided to serve his time, get back into the league,...