You Can’t Handle the Proof

I sit here rubbing my temples at the influx of commenters out to refute any single article written about racism. The overall theme of these hive-minded drones is that racism is either not a big problem or that it’s comprised of singular incidents that only occur a few times per year. Whatever the case, they […]

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R.I.P. Reynaldo Rey

From The Root: Actor and comedian Reynaldo Rey passed away Thursday at the age of 75 as a result of complications from a stroke. Rey, who was born Harry Reynolds in Sequoyah County, Okla., was known for his roles in movies such as Friday, White Men Can’t Jump and Harlem Nights, as well as TV […]

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No Article This Week

I apologize, but there will be no blog entry this week. I have a death in the family and it’s gotten me pretty down. Again, I apologize, but I’ll be back next week with a brand new topic. Take care, and see ya soon.

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Being a Problem

“How does it feel to be a problem?” This is a question asked in W.E.B. Dubois’ treatise The Souls of Black Folk. The question doesn’t ask how does it feel to have problems or have the kinds of problems that some people can’t or won’t understand. The question directly asks how does it feel like to actually […]

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Thugs, Terrorists and White

White-on-white violence is out of control! Several rival groups of bikers got into it last weekend that resulted in the loss of nine lives and about 200 arrests outside a Twin Peaks Restaurant in Waco, Texas. Most, if not all, of the bikers involved are white. Which means white privilege will be all over this tragic event. Here’s […]

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Response To Viewer

Remember a commenter who goes by the screen name ‘viewer’? I banned him along with his cohorts ‘FourSquare’ and ‘Apollo’. Apparently, he either forgot about his permanent banishment from my den, or he’s the type that doesn’t care. Either way, he’s back to commenting and he left this gem for me to respond to: Are […]

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R.I.P. B.B. King

From the New York Times: B. B. King, whose world-weary voice and wailing guitar lifted him from the cotton fields of Mississippi to a global stage and the apex of American blues, died on Thursday at his home in Las Vegas. He was 89. His death was reported on his website, which said he died […]

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