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Black vs. Mormon: Which one is more likely to get the RNC Nomination?

I’m being lazy and asking you guys some questions this week. So, Herman Cain.  Really?  This guy is a joke right.  The Republicans are not really going to run this guy.  To me, he’s just as bad as Michelle B., … 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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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, Folks Have Issues with Jill Scott and Common at White House

Wow.  Jill Scott and Common, two of the most mellow and artistic musical phenoms I know, are getting bashed by the right-wing (Palin and Drudge Report) for lyrics.  I’m sure these pundits had no clue who they were before this … Continue reading

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Sue the Bastard, Shirley: Libel and Shirley Sherrod

Sometimes bloggers forget that we have to consider the same laws and rules of the land that everyone else does.  It’s one thing to switch some video footage around to create a funny mashup or to edit audio to make … Continue reading

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Black Women Opening Up to the Idea of Dating White Men

When I first arrived in DC, I would say that it was extremely rare to see an interracial couple composed of a Black Woman and a White Man.  An Oddity of sorts.  Now, don’t get me wrong.  I’m all for … Continue reading

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The Set UP: If you think the GOP and Tea Party Wins Are Bad for Obama, Think Harder

I have 2 words for everyone who thinks that the GOP and Tea Party victories in the 2010 Election are bad for Obama.  BILL CLINTON Everyone talks a big game.  It’s when game times comes that we see who the … Continue reading

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Wale, you didn’t know what Black Pride meant? Comeon, Son!

Wale is not getting a pass for me on this bull for one reason, stupidity.  I really hope this is a misunderstanding, but since I don’t know and it sounds typical…I’m running it. DCist – “The Washington Blade reports on … Continue reading

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A Day in DC: Part 2 – Photos of Health Care Bill Protesters at the Capitol

At the NMAI, I found out that you can’t bring protest signs into Smithsonian buildings when a female protester was stopped by security at the door and told she had to leave her signs outside.  Was she shocked?  Yes.  Was … Continue reading

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Health Care Bill Protesters Call Rep Lewis the N-word and Spit on Rep. Cleaver

I went down to the National Mall on Saturday and witnessed the Health Care Bill Protesters first hand (posting photos soon).  They were in rare form, but thank God no one spit on me or called me “nigger”.  I was … Continue reading

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