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

The Rage of Black Academia: Melissa Harris-Perry and Cornel West, A Collegiate Conundrum

It would have been nice if Dr. Cornel West never made the personal comments on Obama, but it was an interview by Chris Hedges of entitled “The Obama Deception: Why Cornel West Went Ballistic” and questions were asked to which West answered.  It does seem petty on West’s part, but honestly, we all have an outsiders view … Continue reading

Cultural Critique / Politics / Random Thoughts from an Uppity Negro / Religion / The Color Line

The Unnatural Politics and Religion of Natural Disasters

This was a post I had been planning to write for some time after some of the major natural disasters we had seen in the news.  It probably began around the Haitian earthquake, but I’m sure my mind was more focused on the horrendous theology of Pat Robertson and his comments surrounding a deal with … Continue reading