This is a feature I’ve kept up everytime something in the news surfaces that just has NO apparent explanation and just totally stops me in my tracks. One was Pat Buchanan’s explanation that blacks should be thankful for slavery because it brought us to the wonderfulness that is the effing country. **rolls eyes** But this […]Read more "I Have No Words…Girl with Tourettes Syndrome Displays Blatant Prejudice"
Continuing the tradition of Guest blogs, I bugged Uppity Friend to no end to do a guest blog. She finally got her topic as we were walking from the U Street corridor to Howard’s campus back in May when she had come out here to the “urreah.” Please read, and leave feedback, I’d love to […]Read more "UNN Guest Blog: Why We Only Speak To Men We Meet Indoors"
Those of you that have been keeping up with my blog this summer you know that I’m in an internship where I’m the ONLY black person; moreover, that I’ve only had conversations with less than five black people this entire summer. So, when I got back from Phliadelphia I was starting to feel the effects […]Read more "In Honor of the ‘Quilt Sewers’"
I’m going to be at work tomorrow and I just got word late tonight that CNN is supposed to have a mixed panel of college students to speak on their response to Black in America. They showed a panel of three blacks, two young black women who were seniors at Spelman and I guess presumably […]Read more "Can Someone Watch CNN’s College Panel on ‘Black in America’ for me"
This CNN special blew up bigger than they expected. I’m quite sure. I don’t know what to really say, I’ve heard both sides of the argument as far as how effective the special was. But, guess what, I haven’t seen it in its entirety. I fully saw the Essence/CNN panel last week, and I thought […]Read more "In the Midst of Being ‘Black in America’"
Well, I’ve been quite mum as far as the political process is concerned. I officially took the UNN off of Obamawatch! 2008 the day he decided to throw his pastor under a bus/do a driveby/plunge him into the water depths (your pick). Ever since then my blog more or less discussed politics in general–this […]Read more "Obamamania Spreads to Europe"
[Editor’s note: This post has images and language that some readers may find offensive. Reader discretion is advised.] “A very close look at some of the biggest issues affecting the black community today….” “Not a story about black people in this country, a story abut Americans in this country…they are black Americans…a story that […]Read more "Cable News Network, CNN, announces name change to Caring Negro Network"