Politics / Pop Culture / Random Thoughts from an Uppity Negro / The Color Line

Asking The Hard Questions

I had a commenter tell me that she had noticed marked disillusionment in the tenor of my posts and I didn’t really respond, but if you’re reading this, you’re more than correct.  It’s hard being 25 years old and being an African American male who has a wider world view and broader understanding of, hmmm, … Continue reading

Politics / Pop Culture / The Color Line

The Crossroads of Assimilation and Elitism: The Implementing of the new Morehouse Dress Code

First stated, what school doesn’t have a dress code somewhere on the books.  I know my high school had one, that no one really enforced.  My college, Dillard University, had one that they tried to enforce.  They were having an issue, more so with young ladies who would come to the cafeteria on the weekends, … Continue reading

Church and Society / Down in the Bookstore: Musings from the Classroom / Random Thoughts from an Uppity Negro / Religion

The End of The Age

A couple of weeks ago, one of my professors had us read the “Mini-Apocalypse” in the biblical scriptures found in the Gospel of Matthew 24:3-8 As Jesus was sitting on the Mount of Olives, the disciples came to him privately. “Tell us,” they said, “when will this happen, and what will be the sign of … Continue reading

Church and Society / Down in the Bookstore: Musings from the Classroom / Politics / Pop Culture / Random Thoughts from an Uppity Negro / Religion

Dealing with Negro Nonsense and Barbershop Knowledge

I need to vent. Be aware, I’ve recently been watching Spike Lee Joints: “School Daze,” “Bamboozled,” and just this weekend “When The Levees Broke” which still had me fighting back tears. That being said, a few things I heard over the past week or so just made me angry and I just want to set … Continue reading