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Dear Larry Elder: Shut The Hell Up – CCL 78

Larry Elder, Larry Elder, Larry Elder.

We all know you as the intellectually speaking, rabble rousing Black man that tends to be the “pseudo-mirror” for all African Americans. I respect your approach and I respect your hustle (it IS how you make your money). Also, I understand your take on things. You want Black people […]

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    The Problem With People And Why Their Train of Thought Is Corny – CCL 76

The Problem With People And Why Their Train of Thought Is Corny – CCL 76

Alright, you all. I know I can rub people the wrong way. I know that I can get on people’s nerves. Within all of that, I know that my approach can become an acquired taste. Thus, I know that there are times when I am probably overstepping the line.At other instances, I just like […]

26 Questions Answered: Reply to Diggame Pt. 3

Well, you know Diggame of Ashy2Classy.Net came with those questions again. Feeling like the blogger that I am, I felt like answering them. And you ALL know how my answers can get: part snarky, part hilarious, and all viable accuracies.

I’m just saying. Peep my answers.


Who would have known that someone else unknown would get […]

Marriage: Black Folks Need to Get It Together – CCL 59

I love it when my people work to find a better understanding.

In recent history, Nomalanga Mhlauli-Moses wrote a piece dealing with the decline of males seeking marriage. Entitled When Did Black Men Decide Against “Protect, Provide & Please” For Their Women?, it analyzes what has gone grown for many (not all) of the people […]

Mental Health: Celebrity Relapse (CCL 58)

Mindy McCready died recently due to suicide.

McCready’s death is of some social significance. Due to a self-inflicted gunshot wound, many will reminisce about the “lost star”. Yet, there are so many that want questions answered and situations changed. One thing to consider is the role of mental health in the scope of our national […]

Only God Can Judge You? I Disagree: CCL 57

I love 2Pac, but some of his ways and actions have become the bane of my existence. It has nothing to do with him. But, people popularized his life way too much to the point of imitation. Many say imitation is flattery; I say it can turn to social flatulence. When people start naming […]

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 […]

After Going Hmmm: My response to Diggame – Plain Truth 32

Some will wonder why I’m answering someone else’s questions. Well, Boss Man Diggame (Of Ashy 2 Classy) came up with these questions to make us think. Personally, I always wanted to answer rhetorical inquiries. Plus, I can entertain you all. So, in my eyes, this situation was a win win.

Peep my answers and be […]

For the Love of Us Black Brothers: CCL #31

As we should all know, I am a black man.

Not just any “black man”, I’m one that is “unapologetically black”. I’m not the type to play like my heritage is a problem for other races. Also, I am not the type to act as if “black people are better”. I don’t play the […]

Mistaken Reality – How “Real” is Real? (Chocolate Covered Lies #20)

            People clamor to it on a daily basis. They will hold fireside chats to go over the events that occurred on it. They will even mitigate work productivity for the sake of discussion about it. Water cooler chatter? This will actually control the subject matter of those discussions. Entertainment Tonight is always abreast […]