Networks won’t air presidential address because they consider it too ‘political’ A lie in the Darren Wilson defense in the shooting death of Mike Brown that just won’t go away Pope Francis to raffle off gifts, give proceeds to those in need Nikki Giovanni Been Over Bill Cosby, Said He Wasn’t Sh*t A Long Time […]Read More Notable Links: 11-21/14
From Michael Brown to Assata Shakur, the racist state of America persists Civil Rights Group Color of Change Asks Bravo Network to Stop Promoting Black Violence KKK Passing Out Fliers Promising To Use Lethal Force Against Ferguson Protesters Michael Brown’s Parents Pour Their Hearts Out to the UN Charges Dropped Against Man Whose Subway Slap […]Read More Notable Links: 11-13/14
By Lavern Merriweather: This is a question I feel like needs answering any time there is an uproar over the actions of a famous, well-known black male. In this case, it’s about Minnesota Vikings stand-out Adrian Peterson who is being tried in the white-led media for crimes against human decency, because he took a tree […]Read More Vern’s Venting: Where Is Everybody?
News 12 New Jersey’s reporter Sean Bergin, a white man, reported a shooting of a rookie cop Melvin Santiago by Lawrence Campbell, a black male. Bergin decided to air out his views on air while covering the incident citing that an ‘anti-cop mentality’ is the result of young black men not having any fathers in […]Read More The Reporter’s Comments
By Lavern Merriweather What do Stephen King, Demi Moore, Pierce Brosnan, Rene Russo, Dolly Parton, Tom Cruise, Lara Flynn Boyle and the lead singer of Everclear all have in common? They were all raised without a father in their lives. There might even be more white celebrities on that list. Yet, as Brotha has stated […]Read More Vern’s Venting: Fatherhood
I honestly don’t know what to do without Father Wolf. Even though we didn’t, and still don’t, always agree, we’re still tight. I admire Father Wolf’s strength, stamina and unyielding drive to get things done. I’ve never seen a man worked as hard as him. Yet, he does it in a stoic fashion like he’s […]Read More Quick Thoughts: Father’s Day
All the hype going around Paul Ryan’s racially coded message about the supposed ‘laziness’ of inner city men (you know who he means) and how he tried and failed to clarify his comment only to reveal that he’s more of a prick than we thought, it has prompt articles to put his right wing elitism in […]Read More Editorial: 10 Poverty Myths, Busted