I must say that I am more than disappointed and mildly disgusted at how this gubernatorial and senatorial showdown has portrayed the venerated Roland Burris. This isn’t a long post, because I don’t have much to say about it, but on this one, I’m asking for other black folks who do not live in the […]Read more "Round One to U.S. Senate; Roland Burris Denied Access to Senate Swearing In Ceremony"
Just thought I’d post this viral email that my mother just sent me twice. It raises some concerns that I had as well, but it was written in typical “angry black person” prose fraught with some untruths and hyperbole. Question–how do people arrive at such ludicrous conclusions? Have they heard too much George Wilbourn on […]Read more "Where Are All Of These Buses Going To Go?"
**SPOILER ALERT** Well, I liked the movie until we left and went out to eat. I guess that’s what happens when you go to the movie with a licensed and practicing psychologist. Aside from the baptismal scene of Tyler Perry’s latest break into Hollywood, I had really thought the movie was a good, borderline great […]Read more "UNN Movie Review: This Movie ‘Preys’ Upon Old American Themes"
Raving Black Lunatic wrote a while back about swagger in regards to Barack Obama and this whole idea of him coming off as overconfident, and arrogant and dare I say–uppity. But, I debated after hearing yesterday’s sermon from Rev. Otis Moss III as to whether or not I wanted to write about swagger, and I […]Read more "Don’t Hate on My Swagger"
Every major city has it’s resident black media hound, Atlanta has Rev. Markel Hutchins of Kathryn Johnson fame. This person is often out of the black religious tradition, not always, but often they are. They often seek change and they attempt to do so through running for an elected office, be it city council, state […]Read more "When Boycotting Goes Wrong"