Ray Lewis Says Kaepernick Should Keep Activism “Private”

Like Michael Vick recently, former NFL player and Hall-of-Famer Ray Lewis, said a stupid thing intended as advice to Colin Kaepernick. Lewis, the former Baltimore Raven...

Here’s Why I’ll Watch HBO’s Confederate

Is HBO's forthcoming show Confederate a bad idea? I personally think it's a great idea, but that's just me. What's so bad about a series set...

Trick Daddy Loves The Kids, But Not Meek Mill

My mother always says, "Don't let your mouth write a check that your ass can't cash." That's some very sound advice straight from the mouth...

Are Black Folks Ashamed When Black Celebrities Disappoint Them?

  Over at a forum named Lipstick Alley, there's a thread that asks if there are any black celebrities that hasn't let you down yet....

‘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, I only heard of him watching old cartoons. What...

New York Times editorial board praises Louisiana’s criminal justice reform

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...

Mike Vick Loses His Invite to the BBQ Over Kaepernick’s Afro

Mike Vick, for better or worse, is a vindicated man. His rise and fall was so meteoric that many of my people (black people)...

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 black men. It was 2004 and social media as we...

Jay-Z’s Pro-Blackness is Hugely Overrated

Politics is defined as the activities associated with the governance of a country or other area, especially the debate or conflict among individuals or...

White Woman Shot And Killed By Minneapolis Police

Don't look now, but apparently, police officers in Minneapolis, Minnesota are running out of black people to shoot and kill. I suppose a $48,000...