Monthly Archives: July 2016

MATTY’S ROCKET COMIC CREATOR TAKES ON POLITICAL PARTY CONVENTIONS 

Not sure how this didn’t hit my radar earlier but Tim Fielder, creator of Matty’s Rocket and a prominent cartoonist of Afrofuturism imagery, teamed up with his twin brother Jim to visit Cleveland and Philadelphia to ink and shoot their … Continue reading

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WIKILEAKS SHOWS HOW DNC ISN’T ONE BIT DEMOCRATIC

Wikileaks’ Friday dump of nearly 20,000 Democratic National Committee emails — courtesy of non-Russian hacker Guccifer 2.0 — shows more than a shamelessly corrupt political organization who erected an unscalable partition to block Bernie Sanders’ nomination bid in favor of Hillary Clinton’s campaign. … Continue reading

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QUICK THOUGHTS ON TRUMP’S DRAFT RNC SPEECH TONIGHT

About 30 minutes ago, I had a chance to read a draft of Donald Trump’s speech he’s supposed to make tonight when he accepts the Party of No Brains’ nomination for President. If you felt comfortable with saying Melania Trump … Continue reading

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DEVELOPING: 3 COPS DEAD IN BATON ROUGE, LA

Update (23:15): Ideological Ho, Anyone? The scramble to piece together Gavin Long’s beliefs are important in the way they can form a picture of motivation, intent and networks. While not confirmed, I’m now hearing that Gavin Long claimed to be … Continue reading

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POLICE REFORM ALONE WON’T SAVE BLACK LIVES

  I’ve been asked for my recommendations regarding police reform so that we won’t have to see African descendants like Alton Sterling and Philando Castile get killed after interactions with police officers. I can rattle off plenty of recommendations, but … Continue reading

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FREE-FLOWING THOUGHTS ABOUT THE ‘GUNS EVERYWHERE’ ARGUMENT

You hear this statement often after a mass shooting: “If those victims had guns, the shooter would’ve been stopped.” We heard a similar statement after the Orlando mass shooting in The Pulse nightclub. But do you know what sounds just … Continue reading

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MORE PROOF “ALL LIVES MATTER” FOLKS ARE FOS — CHECK GOOGLE TRENDS

In case numbers, studies and 720p high-definition extrajudicial killings can’t sway some to believe that “All Lives Matter” is too FOS to accept even a drop of social justice, let’s look at a source many of you rely on every … Continue reading

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WHY “ALL LIVES MATTER” FOLKS ARE FOS

How offended, terrified, or angry would you become if I said “Dogs’ Lives Matter” and supported a movement around that brand? You’d likely answer “Not at all” because your cognition permits you to reason that focusing on due respect for … Continue reading

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SUNDAY SMACK: BLACK UBER CAR DRAMA?

This week’s Sunday Smack concerns a personal friend of mine, who’s worked as an Uber driver in a major US city for the past two years. My friend, let’s call him Rhino for this post, is an African descendant and dresses for work … Continue reading

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