What Does It Mean to “Be Black” – Chocolate Covered Lies 49

“People think they dis my person/ By stating I’m darkly pack/ I know this/ so I point at Q-Tip and he states, ‘Black is black.’”

Pos Dnous, De La Soul – Me, Myself, and I

Being a black man has been, for the most part, some seriously entertaining foolishness. On one hand, you are to think […]

Buy A Bottle or Strike The Lotto – CCL 48


In recent history, the Powerball Jackpot reached an astounding $550 million dollars in recent history (laymen’s terms: like last week). If I didn’t know at least 50 people staking their claim to supporting the “great escape”, then I would be lying. Just think: one purchase could be the key to financial security. Just a […]

Tavis Smiley and Cornel West – Staying In Your Own Lane – CCL 47

The other day, I had an interesting conversation about “staying in one’s own lane”. One of my co-workers came into my classroom and saw the student work that I had up. He gave me a compliment on my ingenuity. I retorted “Yeah, but let some others tell it and they would say I don’t […]