So, two seconds before I went to write the title of this blog post, it hit me to do a case study, from an Uppity Negro perspective of the hit show on Adult Swim entitled “The Boondocks” created by comic strip writer Aaron McGruder. Initially, I was just going to write about the previous episode […]
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Within the past year or so, Americans have heard the words “South Carolina” and “Representative” or “Congressperson” in the “Lieutenant governor” and “Governor” same sentence and phrasing. Nothing really odd about the “Representative” or “Congressman” but really, we’ve been hearing a lot about South Carolina politics. South Carolina state politics are like that of New […]
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My previous post about the media’s love affair with Chicago and it’s current violence and how it’s linked to current President Barack Obama led me on a journey down a dark corridor of my hometown’s history of violence just in my life time. I had intended to call the names of some of the young […]
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Editors note: This is probably going to be one of my longer posts, maybe not, depends on how quickly I work it out. But if I go over my standard 1,500 characters so be it. So go get get the tea, coffee or print this bad boy out because I’m here until it’s done. A […]
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Last week as I drove back down south to ultimately return my rental car and spend my Memorial Day weekend with friends in Birmingham, Alabama, I said WTH let me listen to conservative radio since I was actually traveling during the day. So, I flipped through the stations trying to find the worst and vilest […]
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Since I’ve been graduating and without a television a LOT of news has happened since mid-April and here goes it with me starting in back chronological order: 1. Georgia’s Attorney General Thurbert Baker blocking the health care law suit Well, clearly GOP Georgia Gov. Sonny “Partly Cloudy” Perdue found a way to get around it, […]
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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. […]
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