Category Archives: culture

Racism I Found Today: Non-Black Version of “The Talk”

I’m late hearing about this terrible and blatantly racist article.  It’s written as a response to recent articles about “the talk” that black parents have with their kids, especially Black Boys, in light of the Trayvon Martin murder.  Clutch summed it up … Continue reading

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I kinda agree with Ann Coulter: Blacks should join the NRA

There is a thing I love to use.  It’s called reverse psychology. “Reverse psychology is often used on children due to their high tendency to respond with reactance, a desire to restore threatened freedom of action. Some parents feel that … Continue reading

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“Think Like a Man…”: Are you shocked at the success of this movie?

IF you are shocked at the success of “Think Like a Man“, I have one word for you.  “Boomerang“. 1992 was the year and Boomerang was THE movie.  I love that movie.  I wish they would get the band back … Continue reading

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Should African Americans be More Supportive of Occupy Wall Street?

I’d like to know what my readers think about this.  Should Black People be drawn to this movement?  Should we consider Black unemployment rates and how many Blacks were affected by the housing crisis (Ponzi Scheme/Gambling in my opinion.) as … Continue reading

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No Question: This Nivea ad is racially insensitive (update: they apologized)

The black blogs are a buzz about this ad. Um…so a black man’s uncivilized self = Questlove.  AKA. a guy with a big afro and facial hair?  Really, Nivea?  I read about this on Tumblr and was cracking up at … Continue reading

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Things Still Untouched by Gentrification in DC

1. “The Shrimp Boat” in NE. 2. Fat Face Bar-B-Que – I see a white person or two in there from time to time, but hey that’s always been the case.  Who doesn’t love delicious soul food? 3. The Open … Continue reading

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Tomorrow might be the Rapture: Good things and Bad things

Good things that could happen if tomorrow is the day God raptures christians away to heaven. 1. I go to heaven.  However, I don’t know if the Christianity of Jesus’s time is still the Christianity of today.  For all I … Continue reading

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Gentrification: White where there was no White in Chocolate City.

Swirl or Twist.  That’s what most ice cream, frozen custard, or frozen yogurt places call it when your vanilla and chocolate frozen goodness is twirled together in harmony.  Yummy. That isn’t Gentrification.  It displaces people and cultures.  Fault should not … Continue reading

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So, We’re All Ugly Just Because Some People Aren’t Into Black Chicks?

Personal Opinion is not fact.  Asking men about their preferences when it comes to women and attaching some pseudoscience to it doesn’t make your research air tight.  I need someone to explain the concept of opinion polls to the blogger … Continue reading

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Nothing Like a Red, Black, and Green, Leather, Africa Medallion

Just feeling nostalgic today.  How many of you used to rock medallions like these in the 80s?  Don’t lie.  You had one…with big fat wooden beads on it too.  I call it the “Pre-Bling Black Consciousness Revival Period”.  My mom … Continue reading

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