The nation, and perhaps the world, is still dealing with the aftermath of last weekend’s massacre at a popular gay club in Orlando, Florida. People are still trying to wrap their heads over what the news media christened as “the worst mass shooting in U.S. history. Members of the LGBT community are understandably shaken and […]Read More America Truly Doesn’t Give a Fuck!
The nightclub known as ‘Pulse’ has been a hangout for the LGBT community in Orlando, Florida. Early Sunday morning around 2 a.m. EST during a party, a shooting occurred at the nightclub. The shooter was identified as Omar Mateen who, according to the New York Times, pledged allegiance to ISIS in a 911 call prior […]Read More The Orlando Nightclub Shooting
I usually wish notable and famous celebrities and activists to rest in peace whenever there’s news of their passing. I usually do that, but I won’t for the deceased Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia who was recently found dead in San Antonio, Texas. Some people would consider it heartless not to wish the dead to […]Read More Why I Won’t Wish Scalia To R.I.P.
The news has been runnin’ wild with stories about this formerly unknown county clerk named Kim Davis who made headlines because she refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. In short, the Bible says it’s wrong, she’s abiding by her religious faith, and all that jazz that right wing pseudo-Christians love to impose on […]Read More Commentary on Kim Davis
From Raw Story: At about 6:45 a.m. local time, WDBJ reporter Alison Parker and photographer Adam Ward were shot point-blank, allegedly by Vester Flanagan who goes by the broadcast pseudonym Bryce Williams. Williams apparently filmed the attack and tweeted his confession. “RACE MURDER IN VIRGINIA: BLACK REPORTER SUSPECTED OF EXECUTING WHITE COLLEAGUES,” a Breitbart headline […]Read More Your Thoughts: The Virginia Shooting: Racists Emerge
By Lavern Merriweather It appears that lately, black people can’t start an argument about racism or the racist bullshit we have to face on a daily basis without it become an opportunity for white folks to whine about their plight. After the former head of the Washington branch of the NAACP was discovered to actually […]Read More Vern’s Venting: Stealing Black Folks’ Thunder
By Lavern Merriweather: There was a comment made by a reader about a post that Brotha wrote where the person said something to the effect of the many black people who are college graduates, happily married functioning couples and own their own business. In other words black people who are successful, well adjusted, smart, well-educated […]Read More Vern’s Venting: Lies White People Tell