The DuBois family of Tom, his wife Sara and their daughter Jazmine is an interracial family, with Tom being black, Sara being white and Jazmine being the interracially mixed child of this union. The family lives along with the Freeman clan in the suburb of Woodcrest and the family appears to be friends with the […]Read more "A Character Case Study of “The Boondocks”: The DuBois Family"
[Editor’s Note: This is the first of five installments of character case studies on characters on creator and writer Aaron McGruder’s comic strip now turned animated series on Adult Swim, “The Boondocks.” I feel that each of the characters epitomize a particular social and political archetype or stereotype that is represented in some aspects within […]Read more "A Character Case Study of “The Boondocks” and Riley Freeman: Is He Homophobic or Just Comic Relief?"
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, […]Read more "Uppity Negro News Briefs"
I was blessed to buy a cable cord the other day and now I’m privied to watch basic cable in my dorm room, for which I’m quite appreciative. In the recent weeks, I’ve awakened every morning to pull my various books for my morning classes and my eyes usually scan all of my books until […]Read more "Will Smith versus William Cosby"
In a post-Katrina world, Katrina is now the modern benchmark for an unrepentant and aggregate failure of the federal government because of FEMA and state government because Baton Rouge and the governor was only 60 miles away with more than capable resources to go into the city by Tuesday, August 30, 2005–it was a complete […]Read more "The Fire This Time"
This was an email that my mother sent me from a cousin. And I’m putting it out there that THIS DOES NOT WORK as far as I’m concerned. Let’s analyze this from an economic perspective. If I make no major purchases for three days, November 1st-3rd as the email advises me to do, then that […]Read more "November 2nd, Blackout day – YEAH RIGHT!!!"
First, I want to deal with Mr. William H. Cosby, Ed.D. At 9:50am on Sunday morning I rolled over and immediately turned on the television station that I get the clearest and I saw a black face. Regardless of who it was, the fact that there was a black person on a Sunday morning news […]Read more "Meet the Press vs. Meet the Cops"