Tag Archives: black

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

9 Comments

Filed under african american, black, black man, media, news, opinion, politics, race, religion, society, washington dc

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

9 Comments

Filed under african american, black man, black women, business, community, culture, government, money, news, opinion, politics, race, society

What does Michele Bachmann know about the African-American community?

I’m confused.  I know that all the potential Republican candidates are basically competing on the airwaves to see who can bash Obama best.  However, Michele Bachmann has tacked on some  promises to her usual President bashing in this video that … Continue reading

2 Comments

Filed under african american, ecomonmic, news, obama, opinion, politics, race, washington, youth

The Black and the Irish: My 4 leaf clover is covered in bling

LOL. Moving on… In honor of St. Patricks day, I looked into the connections between the Black and the Irish.  Here is some interesting info I’ve found. A white buddy of mine had this to say about St. Patricks day:  … Continue reading

2 Comments

Filed under african american, black, culture, history, race, slavery, white folks

Happy “I’ze Married Now!” Day to All My Black DC Gays and Lesbians

I’m straight, but i’m no hater.  I want to give a congratulations shout out to all of the gay and lesbian folks in Washington, DC who can now get married.  The Washington Post reports that couples lined up beginning at … Continue reading

1 Comment

Filed under african american, black, civil rights, community, culture, d.c., gay, government, news, opinion, relationships, society, washington, washington dc

Send Mother Dear a Check: AARP Survey Says Older Blacks Hit Hard By Recession

It’s time to dig into your pockets.  Dig like you’re in a church pew (I once heard in a church…from a pastor…”We like the money that jingles, but we love the money that folds”.  Sigh)  Time to send Mommy, “Mother … Continue reading

1 Comment

Filed under Uncategorized

Question: Who is this “We” people always refer to when talking about change in the Black community?

I’m looking for WE.  You know, the “WE” that Black journalists, commentators, business people, politicians, and pundits talk about when they are interviewed on television and radio.  When they say things like… We need to educate our children and take … Continue reading

Leave a Comment

Filed under activism, african american, black, black men, black women, opinion

Real Housewives of Atlanta nominated for NAACP Image Award

The blogs are a buzzing this week with news that Bravo’s “Real Housewives of Atlanta” has been nominated for an NAACP Image award.   I agree with Bossip, someone should be fired.  I didn’t believe it a first.  I had to … Continue reading

10 Comments

Filed under african american, black women, opinion, television, why, women

You Can Check “Negro” on This Year’s Census. Yippee!

NPR is reporting that the US Census has slipped up and put “Negro” on the 2010 form.  You guys know that I have a special place in my heart for this word (see the title of this blog).  They claim … Continue reading

4 Comments

Filed under african american, black, black men, black women, culture, government, negro, news, opinion, why

Pool Boots Kids Who Might “Change the Complexion”

Somebody pinch me. Is it 2009 or 1959? I’m just wondering after reading this article. No “minorities”, huh?  From NBC in Philly: “I heard this lady, she was like, ‘Uh, what are all these black kids doing here?’ She’s like, … Continue reading

13 Comments

Filed under african american, black, children, culture, injustice, news, race, racism, student, white folks, why, youth