There’s a website that exposes racist comments and messages made on Facebook called Hello Racist. It exposes the names, identities and even links up to the pages of the people caught making racist statements in the form of status messages, memes, videos and comments. I checked out the website and I noticed many commonalities among […]Read More Origins of Why Poor Whites Blame Blacks
Krystal Lake, a black female employee of Home Depot in Staten Island made headlines recently for a photograph that shows her wearing a hat that reads “America Was Never Great”. The hat is a counter response to the Donald Trump campaign and his slogan “Make America Great Again”. Predictably, the photo generated a lot of hate […]Read More What “Make America Great Again” Really Means
By Lavern Merriweather: At this year’s Cannes film festival, a French comedian named Laurent Lafitte made a disparaging comment about noted director Woody Allen. In reference to sex abuse allegations of his adopted daughter Dylan that have recently resurfaced, Lafitte made a rape joke. He even compared Allen to the other kiddie rapist director Roman Polanski. […]Read More Vern’s Venting: Whiteness Will NOT Be Mocked
From the Chicago Tribune: Even into his so-called golden years, the writer Sam Greenlee was outspoken about the curious fate of his 1973 film “The Spook Who Sat by the Door.” A Chicago native, Greenlee, 83, died from natural causes early Monday morning at his home. “The Spook Who Sat by the Door” was Greenlee’s […]Read More R.I.P. Sam Greenlee
From the L.A. Times Alan Young, the amiable comedic actor who became a TV icon in the early 1960s starring opposite a talking horse named Mister Ed, died Thursday. He was 96. Young, whose later career included doing the voices for Scrooge McDuck and other cartoon characters, died of natural causes at the Motion Picture […]Read More R.I.P. Alan Young
From The Guardian: John Berry, one of the founding members of the Beastie Boys, has died aged 52. The musician’s father told Rolling Stone that Berry had died on Thursday in a hospice in Danvers, Massachusetts, after his frontal lobe dementia condition had worsened in recent months. Click here to read the rest of this […]Read More R.I.P. John Berry
I have no new second topic for this week. So, I figured I open up a forum for you to converse, vent, whatever. No topic – within reason – is off limits.Read More What’s on your mind?