Mourners file into New Mount St. Nevermind Missionary Baptist Church to funeralize Black Intelligentsia. The public had endured a long painful and debilitating disease close to twenty years. Maybe more. The mourners pack into the church on a hot, sultry day and even with the air conditioning on full blast, it does nothing for the […]
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We’ve all had that moment when we realize that a conversation somehow strayed down a rabbit-hole and turned into a debate, and that debate got intense and turned into an argument. Somewhere deep down inside you were maintaining your cool when all of a sudden the other Negro made it personal and said something about […]
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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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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 […]
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