When Thugs Cry: DMX Breaksdown on VH1’s ‘Couples Therapy’

Writing within the context of my own community; oftentimes a Black woman’s dating patterns--especially if that pattern is askew, like a Möbius strip-- and...

Bill Cosby: Rape Culture in July of 2015

Rape culture, the epidemic that never wavers, has felt a surge this week. Not that rape culture ever takes a break. In fact, it...

Raven Symone, Labels, & Idealism

Raven Symone does not want to be referred to as “African American” or “gay”. When I first heard these statements, they did/didn’t surprise me...

Slavery, Django Action Figures, & Why Tavis Smiley is Wrong

So there's a "Django" action figure being sold now; and, of course, some of my cousins are upset about it -- yep, yet another...

Video Killed The NFL Star

Being from New York I knew Warner Wolf. He was a sports anchor on a local television station. He had a signature slogan that...

MSNBC, Melissa Harris-Perry, & the Death of #Nerdland

If you are planning to watch the Melissa Harris-Perry Show on MSNBC this morning, you may be sorely disappointed. On yesterday Harris-Perry announced that...

Gabrielle Union Talks Women, Todd Akin, & “Legitimate Rape”

Rape survivor, Gabrielle Union has weighed in on Tod Akin's "legitimate rape," comment, and she's not happy. By now I'm sure you're aware of the epic shit...

Warren Sapp Pays $600 For Oral Sex – Career Change Coming...

SO Warren Sapp is paying six bills for oral sex according to a police report released today. This report references the Super Bowl incident where...

Jay-Z and Ahistorical Ageism in Hip Hop

Jay-Z has been turning heads since he dropped 4:44. Many have lauded his album as a return to his classic-album-making-roots: dope beats, dope lyrics,...

THE PRINCE & THE PAUPER

You know what? Some of you ladies are a trip! Yes, you are! Ok, follow me on this, will you? See this guy in the...

MSNBC Host Says She Feels ‘Silenced’

 In case you hadn't heard by now, cuz it is a Friday. The un-blackening of TV News has begun. With POTUS leaving office in...

Robin Thicke Paula Patton Divorce Saddens Me

Robin Thicke and Paula Patton called it quits. And to be honest, I think it sucks. Unlike most men, I was not elated due to some lustful fantasy...

Did Aaron McGruder Sellout on The Boondocks Season 4?

When I think of Aaron McGruder, I think of the visionary that took it to whomever he saw fit for satire. It could have been Martin...

Hey, O’Reilly: Beyonce Isn’t Making Girls Get Pregnant

It seems that Bill O’Reilly is working hard to become a comedian. Sometimes, you feel that he is just saying things to be funny. Other times,...

Jay-Z Only Owns 0.0666% Of The Brooklyn Nets

I know a damn Grand Hu$tle when I see one, and when Jay-Z just so happened to be named an "owner" of the New Jersey Nets...