Any politician who brings a box of Popeye’s chicken and a smirk to a State Senate hearing about reducing poverty as a “silent protest” in support of a colleague who correlates Black folks’ supposed fried chicken fetish with being broke is not even remotely serious about discussing anything. We have respective […]Read More SAINE AND MARBLE’S FRIED CHICKEN THEORY OF POVERTY
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 […]Read More POOF! SPOOK BEGONE!
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 […]Read More BLACK IS…?
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 […]Read More WHOSE BLACK CRISIS? PT. 1