Hurt People, Hurt People: The Homophobic Prophesying Rant of Donnie McClurkin

I actually got a tweet about this mess when it happened. Two weeks ago while the historically black Pentecostal denomination of the Church of God in Christ (COGIC) held their annual 102nd Holy Convocation in Memphis, Tennessee, apparently Donnie McClurkin, the gospel recording artist and ordained elder in the COGIC church took the microphone on […]

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Oh How ‘Precious’

There are only two movies in my lifetime that I ever cried on–or rather allowed myself to cry on.  The reuniting scene of Celie and Nettie in “The Color Purple” was the first one at age ten when I snuck and finished watching the movie and was careful to keep my back turned so my […]

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An Uppity Perspective: The 20/20 Rihanna Interview And Why Some Black Women Need To…

This is for those who don’t seem to get it: CHRISTOPHER MAURICE BROWN, AKA CHRIS BROWN WAS WRONG AND SHOULD NOT HAVE HIT ROBYN RIHANNA FENTY, AKA RIHANNA.  NO EXCUSES, NO EXPLANATIONS! That being said, here goes. As our respective Twitter followers discovered last Friday night, me and Thembi of What Would Thembi Do? got […]

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