R. Kelly, Rape Culture, & Race

The news is out that R&B artist R. Kelly is releasing another album entitled Black Panties. After hearing the title alone, I thought to...

Black Women Murdered By The Police

With all the attention on Ferguson, it can be easily said that there is a war waged against our Black males. People can say that...

Diana Nyad: Just Swim, Baby!

Escaping the plantation last night I turned on the TV to catch up on the news and found my breath caught in my throat...

Black History, Black Women, & Sexual Empowerment

Well Black History Month has rolled around again and for all intents and purposes it feels like it is devolving into a nonentity and...

Hip Hop, Misogyny, & What Gays Want

So let's talk Hip Hop, misogyny, and what gays want, shall we? In this episode of Madness & Reality Radio, I interviewed political activist...

Seeking Arrangement: Doing More Than "Stripping" To Pay Tuition

The pursuit of a higher education is no easy task. Truth be told, many students face many challenges. With finances or the lack thereof being number...

“Save The Pearls”: Eden Newman, White Privilege, & Interracial Dating

While browsing the internet for current events, I happened upon some buzz of the “WTF?” variety regarding an independently published YA novel written by...

Rush Limbaugh, James Sensenbrenner, & Michelle Obama’s Booty

Count on Rush Limbaugh to throw tact to the wayside in order to jump on any opportunity to diss the First Family whenever he's...

Baby Mama Drama: Mathew Knowles’ ex-Mistress & Their Son Move into...

For those of you who’ve been living under a rock (or with more productive and pressing things to think about), here's a summary of...

Officer Jackie Len Neal Arrested for Raping Teen During Traffic Stop

Clearly it hasn't been a good week for women and police traffic stops. If you're trying to play catch up, you should read here...

Boris Kodjoe Misses Mark on Black Women and Obesity

Originally posted at ChasingSixPacks.com First, let me start off by saying I think that actor Boris Kodjoe and his wife Nicole Ari Parker seem like...

What Really Happened to Darian Towns

What really happened to Darian Towns? This is the recent story of a black woman that “accidentally” drowned at a pool party in Memphis, Tennessee. She was recently engaged and...

The Harriet Tubman “Sex Tape”, Russell Simmons, & Black Male Misogyny

On Twitter last night, I caught wind of the latest internet fuck-up done at the expense of black history and black women. Hip-hop mogul...

5 Things to Learn From the Bullying of Jamie Kapp

Bullying is the use of force, threat, or coercion to abuse, intimidate, or aggressively impose domination over others. We should all be aware of how it works (in the US)....

Rick Ross is a Rapist and “You Ain’t Even Know It”

I'm no fan of Rick Ross at all. The one-time corrections officer turned fake drug-dealer, and now self-proclaimed "Bawse," of the hip hop industry...