Monthly Archives: February 2016

MY LAST WORD ABOUT THE 2016 OSCARS

  This post addresses African descendants — well, the ones who watched last night’s Academy Awards ceremony and received confirmation that the impending Black shutout was really real — but are still looking for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts … Continue reading

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SUNDAY SMACK: WHY DID CLINTON WIN SOUTH CAROLINA’S BLACK VOTE?

This week’s Sunday Smack explores presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s victory over Bernie Sanders in the South Carolina Democratic primary yesterday, but will focus on the enablers to that win: the Black vote. Exit polls say that African descendants, who represented … Continue reading

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MELISSA HARRIS-PERRY JUST WALKED AWAY FROM MSNBC’S CHICKEN PLATE

The punchline: “Ain’t nobody here but us chickens.” Do you remember when Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios Networks, Inc. and the National Association of African-American Owned Media (NAAAOM) sued  Al Sharpton’s National Action Network, Comcast and Time Warner Cable, and accused … Continue reading

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SUNDAY SMACK: PARTY CIVIL WAR?

This week’s Sunday Smack explores the prospects for internecine warfare  this year between America’s two major political parties. As Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump — to the “supposed” chagrin of so-called establishment party leaders — wins the South Carolina Presidential … Continue reading

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AN ALBUM (OR TWO) IN MY HEAD 0063

MIROSLAV VITOUS INFINITE SEARCH 1970 If the reputation of bassist Miroslav Vitous is not a sufficiently strong selling point make his album Infinite Search a part of your Jazz music collection, then perhaps these four other band member names are: … Continue reading

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WHY RICK SNYDER’S FLINT BEHAVIOR DESERVES A NUREMBERG TRIAL

In one hundred and five seconds, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder disclosed his first steps to resolve the contaminated water crisis of his own creation within the City of Flint by unveiling a family of component studies including: Update of a … Continue reading

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ETHNIC CLEANSING, TERRORISM AND GUN RUNNING — HOW HILLARY RUNS STATE DEPARTMENT

(Note: the story about how Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s emails pointed out ethnic cleansing in Libya has been circulating for over a month. I decided to repeat some of it here since the press, for the most part, has ignored … Continue reading

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MY VALENTINE’S DAY WISH FOR YOU

Valentine’s Day reminds me of a Brooklyn guy who couldn’t stand the idea of being alone on this day a few years ago, so he spent most of the daylight hours searching for a dinner date until he found one … Continue reading

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DESPERATE HILLARY

  It’s obvious that presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s scrying about her impending New Hampshire primary doom had led to panic and desperation — she dispatched hubby Bill Clinton, the former President who killed a Black man to be elected, incarcerated … Continue reading

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ABOUT THIS OSCARS BOYCOTT

      “A two hour Laura Ashley commercial.” That comment from Variety magazine explains why — in my world, at least — Jada Pinkett-Smith and or others who want to boycott the 2016 Oscars for its absence of color … Continue reading

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