The Irony

The Irony

“Do you have a quick second to jump on a call?” “Yessir, give me a call.” The text was from one of my high schools Read more …

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Homage Rant

Last weekend, I was hanging out with a friend at Strand bookstore to look for Between the World and Me and The Fire Next Time.  Read more …

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A Conversation with God: The Angry Black Man

To whoever you are: I’d like to have a conversation — one you take seriously. I sincerely ask that you not try and distract me with demonstrations Read more …

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Let’s Take A Look In The Mirror

I am frustrated when breath is wasted arguing about All Lives Matter and Blue Lives Matter in connection with Black Lives Matter, but another problem Read more …

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Ya’ll Better Support Kaep

“By any means necessary”- Malcolm X   Football fans are chomping at the bit for football. To be honest, I feel as if I’ve heard Read more …

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Don’t Let the Inmates Run the Asylum

Today I attended a Donald Trump event.   Today I witnessed the craziness of a Donald Trump event. Today I was proudly thrown out of Read more …

Jesse Williams

Jesse Williams, Conjure Man

I don’t watch Grey’s Anatomy. After the second season, I was kinda through with Meredith’s life story. Like Scandal, Shonda’s brilliance only keeps me engaged Read more …

Real Friends

Real Friends

Word on the street is they ain’t heard from him. He stood across from me, chocolate skin gleaming in the light of his apartment. We Read more …

Black Celebrity and Activism (WP)

Black Celebrity and Activism

“We realize the importance of our voice when we are silenced.” – Malala Yousafazi There is this bone, and we have to pick it, because Read more …

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Hopelessness: When Black-ish Gets Real

The recent episode of Black-ish brought tears to my eyes. And it may be that the episode wasn’t supposed to be funny. In the spirit Read more …