Church and Society / Pop Culture / Random Thoughts from an Uppity Negro

So…what generation am I?

In this day and age where black megachurches are having “hip-hop” services and churches are reaching out to the “hip-hop” generation and I hear talk about trying to reach the “hip-hop” generation, I get really confused.  I get confused because this particular uppity Negro isn’t a big music listener (go figure as I’m a musician) … Continue reading

Pop Culture / Random Thoughts from an Uppity Negro

So when did Bitch become the New Black? I GUESS UNN didn’t get the memo!

I’m not sure if it’s because I was fired up after watching the Popes of Blackness (Al Sharpton, Michael Eric Dyson, Cornel West and Jesse Jackson) along with others of the General Board of Blackness (Donna Brazile, Robert Michael Franklin, Dick Gregory, Na’im Akbar et. al.) at the 2008 State of the Black Union hosted … Continue reading

Politics / Random Thoughts from an Uppity Negro

Let’s Be Realistic About The Revolution

Let me first say this: I am against anarchy.  I never have nor will I ever, openly endorse the upheaval of a democratic government.  Dictatorships and other forms of autocratic governments are an entirely different story; this is to say that I will not openly support the upending of the United States government as we … Continue reading