POOF! SPOOK BEGONE!

The idiot in this photo wrote: “This is my ‘nigga facial scrub’. It’s coffee with lemon juice and honey, this treatment will leave niggas 100 percent jelly of yo silky skin smoothness. #FaceScrub #Rasta #Plugs #LonelyWhiteGirlMoments” Some of you will have a predictable response to this. I call it the ‘You Should or Shouldn’t’ Solution […]

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BLACK IS…?

  Watching this animated Carlton gif  reminds me of a time in 2007 when then-Senator Barack Obama wasn’t considered “Black enough.” I was also reminded of the time a young lady of African descent telling me that cow foot soup “Ain’t Black food.” I’ve heard people say that listening to Jazz “Ain’t Black.” Hell, I […]

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WHOSE BLACK CRISIS? PT. 1

Folks, I understand why the mainstream media feels motivated to distill complex issues like the social crisis in American communities of African descent to consumable sound bytes and binary solutions – with partial thanks to Don Lemon and the clownish antics of Matt Patrick and Quanell X – but why are we willing to drink […]

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