Well, we survived one more year of Black History Month. Even as I wrote the title, a new thought popped into my head: this is the only time of the year we, as a people of color historically from our Motherland collectively refer to oursevles as Black. Now this is not about to be a […]Read more "The Extra Day of Black History Month"
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) […]Read more "So…what generation am I?"
Truth be told, if I was Obama, I would have stopped at Debate #19, but honestly, what was so special at Debate #20? No, seriously, in real life what was so special about it? Frankly, based on the fallout stories afterward and the parts that I saw, neither one of these candidates have flip-flopped on […]Read more "A Sad Day in American Politics…"
I was scrolling through Chicago Tribune online this morning as I get the email alerts and I saw a story concerning Saturday Night Live’s sketch on Barack Obama starring Fred Armisen. The author posed a question that I had seen on various other blogs and messageboards as to the dwindling number of African American’s on […]Read more "What does it mean to be “race baiting”?"
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 […]Read more "So when did Bitch become the New Black? I GUESS UNN didn’t get the memo!"
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 […]Read more "Let’s Be Realistic About The Revolution"
2 tough questions Question 1: If you knew a woman who was pregnant, who had 8 kids already, three who were deaf, two who were blind, one mentally retarded, and she had syphilis, would you recommend that she have an abortion? Read the next question before looking at the response for this one. Question 2: […]Read more "Just Food For Thought"