Category Archives: Entertainment

Rest in Love, Dick Gregory

I’m currently reflecting on the loss of Dick Gregory, who was 84. While much of the media will spend the day filling your ears with love-in stories about how much of a good comedian he was — a point I … Continue reading

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Reduce Stress — Stop Making Celebrities Your Spokespersons

After meeting with President-elect Donald Trump and pleading through the media to give the new leader of the free world a chance to make life better for the Black community, media star Steve Harvey made many of you more pissed when … 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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THE OSCARS DIDN’T GET THAT POST-RACIAL AMERICA MEMO EITHER

While Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Cheryl Boone Isaacs, an African American, responded to the absence of Oscar nominations for Black folks this year by hoping for increased diversity in the future, news show-hosting civil activist and preacher Al Sharpton has called … Continue reading

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