My sincere apologies. It must be the start of school if I’m not blogging consistently. The 100,000 post really doesn’t count as a serious blog, but school has started and I have a full load: Music in the Black Church (in lieu of Intro to Greek 2 taught by an incompetent professor resulting in me […]Read more "While I Was In School…"
Yeah y’all, I’m at 99,761 visitors to the Uppity Negro Network site as of me dropping this particular posts. Thanks for the love over the last 15 months guys. Keep it uppity and keep it truthfully radical, JLLRead more "100,000 Visitors!"
How does one really write about the inauguration and really capture the moment? Seriously, what does even a reporter begin to sit down at their laptop and submit the leading story on CNN.com or the Washington Post about the inauguration and really capture the moment, not some file story where they “insert date” and “insert […]Read more "It Almost Didn’t Happen, But Thank God It Did: an Uppity Negro Inauguration Story Part One"
Slightly prior to the inauguration, over winter break, I was asked to do a book review on a graphic book entitled Still I Rise: A Graphic History of African Americans. Since I’ve been in the District since Sunday, I haven’t received the book for review let alone read it. But here in this post is […]Read more "In Other Random Uppity Negroness"
Alright readers. For anyone who knows me, I’m back in the District and it’s like my second home to me, especially after doing the internship this year. Thanks to the host fam for letting me stay here, rent free again, and taking me downtown and everything. That being said, I’m doing my best to be […]Read more "The 2009 Presidential Inauguration of the First Uppity Negro, Barack Hussein Obama"
Updates to come… But let the record show that Rick Warren did a complete and total and utter disservice to the legacy that was the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King. He should have let it slide with the inaugural invocation tomorrow morning, but this fool got up in front of a black congregation and quoted […]Read more "Rick Warren and the mess that was the Keynote Address at Ebenezer Baptist Church"
Um, yeah y’all I’m headed to Washington, D.C. round about 2p.m. after church. And I’m waking up this morning, I turned on CNN (seems to be the poison of choice for everyone I’ve talked to) and I hear T.J. “Playboy” Holmes interviewing Vibe editor-in-chief Danyel Smith and I’m hearing Playboy getting crunk about Lil’ Jon who […]Read more "An Uppity Update — UNN Heads to Washington, D.C."