I was able to see “The Help” back in July for a pre-screen and even after sitting on the front row and watching the grossly distorted images courtesy of looking up vertical to a 30 foot screen, I walked away surprised at what I saw. I was happy to watch a movie that told the […]Read more "The Romanticized Victimhood of Black Women and “The Help”"
In light of the foolatry that has ensued behind the idea that the rapture is going to happen on May 21, 2011 (one of which where an atheist in Tennessee is watching the pets of those expected to get “caught up” and is NOT giving refunds come Sunday morning), I thought I’d add to the […]Read more "Watch Ye Therefore…The End Is Near!"
Okay, I watched the FAMU Sex Tape. I know I was supposed to give a response to Eddie Glaude’s article about the death of the Black Church, but this just seemed a bit more pressing. So some time last night, on Twitter of course, I started seeing one of my followers talk about a FAMU […]Read more "Yes, I Watched the FAMU Sex Tape"
I’ve been rather conscious in the past about not putting people on blast from my blog. It’s rather easy given that many of my topics are about religion and it’s rather easy to call out church names and pastor names. Aside from big timers like a T.D. Jakes or a Creflo Dollar or a Bishop […]Read more "Oh, P.S., On A Final Note…Since I have the floor…"
Well, I lied. I said I was going to wait until after August 16th to drop a post, but I lied. Circumstances dictated otherwise. My heart was ceremoniously grieved and broken when a couple of weeks ago Fly With Bats had posted something a new single called “Whip It Like A Slave.” And of course […]Read more "The Emergence of the Newer Negro"
Now I lived in New Orleans for a hot second amounting to three years of my life, and it was just kind of common fun to poke fun at the kids from Shreveport, or as they said Port City. It was a fair number of people from Shreveport that I went to school with down […]Read more "I Have No Words: Hurricane Chris Performs for Louisiana State Legislature"
Now I lived in New Orleans for a hot second amounting to three years of my life, and it was just kind of common fun to poke fun at the kids from Shreveport, or as they said Port City. It was a fair number of people from Shreveport that I went to school with down […]Read more "I Have No Words: Hurricane Chris Performs for the Louisiana State Legislature"