Categories Archives: Culture

#EricGarner.

Just last week, Chris wrote a post about his lack of words for the Darren Wilson [non]indictment. I agreed with ever sentiment he expressed. Well, friends, as I’m writing this it is December 3, 2014. It was just announced that the officer who choked ...

At A Loss.

Watching the proceedings in Ferguson and I can hardly put my thoughts into words. What can I say or write about this situation that hasn’t been written or spoken by hundreds of people over the past three months? What can I expound upon that would be ...

Appropriate Negro Spelling (ANS).

Recently, I took a trip to Chicago for work. I was there for a trade show, so I spent two days walking around talking to a variety of different people trying to hit me with their best sales pitches. At one particular booth, I came across a dude named Eric ...

400 Years a Slave.

So I had no intentions on writing an article today. However, I was up late last night watching 12 Years a Slave. If you have ever seen it, you can imagine how enraged I became. Some things are better said than just felt. After watching this movie, I reali ...

Head in the Sand.

  All of the coverage.  All of the opinion.  All of the rhetoric.  I am done with all of the Ferguson, Missouri coverage. I am done with the back and forth arguing about who deserved what, and how he got it.  This rant is the last that I can stom ...

Dead and Gone.

I’ve held my tongue for as long as I can, but no longer. The comedy marketed to and generally consumed by black folks is awful. “Black” comedy is obvious, stereotypical and mean spirited. I’ve read that comedy is based on surprise. ...

Time.

So…this was supposed to post yesterday. My bad. I feel like I never have enough time these days. The world, my world is overstimulated. There are too many things to occupy my time with, but at the same time all that stimulation has left me unable to ...

The Burden.

Last week while riding home on the train I ran across a story on the founder of the one of three of the worst websites ever created, World Star Hip Hop. (Just for giggles the other two are Mediatakeout and Black Sports Online, the latter of which is just ...