This is a piece forwarded to me by one of my readers and Twitter followers @tsboddy on a piece that Princeton professor Eddie Glaude, Ph.D. wrote for the Huffington Post entitled “The Black Church is Dead.” Clearly this is up my alley and I plan to have a response to this later on this week. […]Read more "Sunday Morning Coffee Break: Eddie Glaude’s “The Black Church Is Dead?”"
Dear Tavis and Al Sharpton, I am writing this open letter to you two because I am confused. The way I heard it, you, Brother Tavis, called out Rev. Al on the Tom Joyner Morning Show earlier this week and criticized him for not being open about what was said when President Obama met with […]Read more "An Open Letter To Tavis Smiley and Rev. Al Sharpton"
This should be easy. If you’ve read my blog regularly, you know how I feel: for the most part I’m pro Jesse and Al. Perhaps Jesse does have a bit of a more “tainted” past if you want to call it that. But, I still personally believe that Jesse has always publicly said what was […]Read more "Jesse and Al or Al and Jesse"
In the words and tonality of President Barack Obama in his State of the Union address let me be perfectly clear that I hate elitism in the black community with a burning passion. It has done nothing but separate us economically and rendered us even further divided on class boundaries. That being said, I’m over […]Read more "The Failure of Black Elitism: An Armchair Case Study of Morehouse College"
I just came from spending the better part of my afternoon with my friend, The Critical Cleric after I dropped off my application to Emory’s Candler School of Theology and somehow as we were sitting at Landmark Jr. cafe, and we were discussing this one young lady who went to our school (now his alma […]Read more "North Versus South: Social Awareness Versus Black Elitism"