In the spirit of uppity Negroness I just want to state that a good uppity Negro celebrates Kwanzaa because it is a cultural holiday that celebrates our African Americanness. It is a uniquely African American holiday that was founded in 1966 by Malauna Karenga. Now, I thought it was interesting that a well-respected blogger who’s […]Read more "UNN Celebrates the First Day of Kwanzaa"
I really don’t have any words of Uppity Negro Knowledge to drop on y’all. Most of y’all already know that this really isn’t Jesus’ actual birthday, but okay, this is the time we pick to celebrate it. So I don’t have to remind you. Hopefully everyone’s families are treating them well and no one cut’s […]Read more "More Food For Thought on this Christmas"
I debated heavily as to whether or not to put this church on full blast for the following practice that I’m about to explain. But, I realised that there are other blogs designed for that exact purpose and I don’t want to get caught up in making this a blast site seeing as how it’s […]Read more "When Will Churches Get It?"
That’s the title of the following article, not mine. I received an email and I read the forwarded article by a professor at Macon State College of Georgia by the name of Dr. Andrew Manis. Now I’ve never heard of the guy, I’e been unable to verify this article, but even if this was not […]Read more "When Are White People Going to Get Over It?"
Sometime last week, while I was mid crisi mode about exams and what not, Chicago born rapper Common dropped a quote to linking President-elect Barack Obama to the hip hop community. Obama “is going to change hip-hop for the better,” predicted the rapper, whose eighth album, “Universal Mind Control” (G.O.O.D. Music/Geffen), hits shelves Tuesday. “I […]Read more "The New Face of Hip Hop"
It is my understanding that a “complaint” was (PDF) filed with the district attorney’s office here in Illinois. It was because of this “complaint” that he was arrested last week about this time. At first, while I was in the midst of finals I didn’t give it much thought except that Gov. Rod Blagojevich was […]Read more "Travesty of Justice; Blagojevich Impeachment Hearings"
My mind is already back in Chicago, ready for a good down home Chicago winter. Where you’re guaranteed one good snow storm and the people bust out the lawn chairs and broom sticks and God knows what else to save a parking spot after toiling a few hours in the cold to dig their car […]Read more "An Uppity Update"