Let me be clear: I am not a fan of Azealia Banks whatsoever. As talented as she is, I feel that she does involve herself in too many beefs and Twitter wars. For me, she can be somewhat overbearing with her opinions. As much, they are her opinions and feelings to have. Thus, while […]
Spike Lee sure knows how to catch headlines. This time, it has to do with something besides Kickstarter campaigns and making strange movies: gentrification.
Spike Lee was at Pratt Institute for a lecture in honor of African American History Month. Being encircled by people that call Brooklyn “their home” (whether old or new), he was […]
I know that this is an old situation, however I feel compelled to talk about it. So, I’m going to do just that.
When I first saw the Nicki Minaj artwork, I knew it would start a shit storm. Hell, why would it not? She (or as she says, someone else) blatantly used a picture […]
Marcus Smart reacted the way many of us would have when we are pushed to the limit. Before I explain my position, let me get into the situation.
Why Marcus Smart Was Right
Things can become tumultuous when you are dealing with hecklers at sports games. Many people come to those sporting events just to harass […]
As a patriarch, the one thing you do not ever want is your kids arguing over what you left behind for them. Also, you do not want their issues to go public. Many people don’t realize that “home issues” need to remain “inside the home”. The outside world doesn’t need, nor deserve, the chance […]
What a night.
It all began in the early Tuesday morning of January 28, 2013. The snowstorm hit the northeast with a relentless monsoon of snow and coldness. Meteorologists warned us that the streets would get back because the weather was only going to get worse. My wife’s school district (Clayton County) called it off […]
Martin Luther King, Jr. has always been revered for the work that he has done and the influence he has left on others. Having a holiday in memoriam is just the tip of the iceberg. His name is synonymous with world peace and progress. While he fought hard for civil rights, his ultimate goal […]
One bad apple spoils the bunch. – Unknown
A bad apple may spoil the bunch because we never open the bag and toss its spoiled ass out. – Darcwonn1906
Being Black in America tends to be something of a difficult process. For the most part, Black people are far from perfect. However, as a race, we […]