Jesse Williams and Flowing White Tears

Jesse Williams received the Humanitarian Award at the BET Awards 2016. And he was rightfully awarded. Williams has dedicated himself to the plight of...

Race: When Being Black is A Problem

"How does it feel to be a problem?" This is a question asked in W.E.B. Dubois' treatise The Souls of Black Folk. The question doesn't...

Harriet Tubman Should Not be on a $20

We should all understand the Harriet Tubman narrative by now. She would work the Underground Railroadfreeing as many slaves as possible. Also, Harriet Tubman...

Confederate Flags: Before You Stand Behind That Mule (Again)

Are you as shocked as I that the South Carolina legislature actually voted to remove the Confederate battle flag from its place of prominence...

White America, What About White-on-White Crime?

I'm not white, and I'm no expert on white people. Let's just get that out of the way. But I am black and I...

If Ta-Nehesi Coates and Kendrick Lamar Had a Conversation…

This has been an interesting moment in time for blackness.  The imperfect harmony of the nightmare that police brutality against black bodies along with the...

Thoughts on Charleston: White Supremacy and Racism

Nine lives were taken in a church a few days ago in Charleston by a wanna-be white supremacist. The victims were black. The massacre occurred...

The New Black with Common and A$AP Ferg

It has been one interesting week with rappers and the media. Common’s commentary has been a hot topic over the past week. During an interview...

Remember That Time Bernie Used That Racist Argument Against Immigration Reform?

In recent weeks, Bernie Sanders has explained that his reason for voting against immigration reform in 2007 centered on the lack of protection from...

Anthony Cumia, Racist Tweets, & White Racist Media Privilege

White privilege means that whatever you do, the act is not so bad. In some cases, it's not bad at all. If you're the...

En Memoriam: Muhammad Ali – The Greatest

Why should they ask me to put on a uniform and go 10,000 miles from home and drop bombs and bullets on Brown people...

Baltimore Riots: Historically Speaking, Nothing Has Changed

  CIVIL UNREST There are those that would have you forget that this country was founded on civil unrest and violence. There are those  that would...

Terrorism: Your White Privilege Will Protect You

Terrorism has always been viewed as what Black and Brown-skinned people do to White people, and almost never the other way around. Trying to...

Black History Month 2016: Opening Remarks

Today is February 1st, and that means in the United States and Canada it’s Black History Month. This is an interesting time. We have...

Bill Cosby: Just-Us and the Burden of Proof

“I’m for truth, no matter who tells it. I’m for justice, no matter who it is for or against.”  -- Malcom X I thought I...