Category: Current Events

Black folks can’t live in peace, and we certainly can’t die in peace

Black people can’t escape indignity, even in death. It is a privilege for one’s memory to Rest In Peace.

Dictating the conditions of freedom

Call it patriotism, respect for the troops, law and order, or anything else, but when white people attempt to curtail black people’s right to protest, it will always be racism.

Why we can’t normalize Trump’s campaign rhetoric

Why we can’t normalize Trump’s campaign rhetoric This post started as a comment in a thread about marginalized groups’ fears […]

Dear Dr. Carson: I can’t “move beyond” my skin and hair

Dear Dr. Ben Carson, I was rooting for you in the GOP debate. I was annoyed with the first question […]

A few thoughts about “The Flag”

Due to our cultural and spiritual DNA, black people and white people tend to process things, especially these large national […]

Why we need to discuss race

This started out as a post on Facebook, but I decided to blog it instead. This is a list/stream of […]

LeBron James commits a royal faux pas

LeBron James commits a royal faux pas When LeBron James met the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge this week after […]

What Bill Cosby is teaching us about sexual assault, victim blaming, and sexual politics

What Bill Cosby is teaching us about sexual assault, victim blaming, and sexual politics When I saw the headlines about […]

The NFL and the Falcons don’t know where London, England is located

The NFL and the Falcons don’t know where London, England is located Can you spot the mistake? I don’t know […]

Reclining your airplane seat just got real

Reclining your airplane seat just got real It’s gettin realer denamug up in these skies, y’all. In the past week […]