It’s Time to Reframe How We View Crackheads

In case, you’ve been living under a rock. Atlanta is had a bit of a traffic nightmare. On March 30, I was riding home, and took the exit to I-85 N. Right, when I was about to pass the exit for Buford Hwy, traffic came to a halt. What appeared to be smoke coming from […]

How Chance The Rapper and D.R.A.M. Helped Me Find My #BlackBoyJoy

I attended a concert last month. Let me rephrase that. I went to participate in an experience last month. A joyous experience. There were puppets exclaiming “you don’t want no problems big fella” while also proclaiming “how great is our God” all within a two-hour time span. That experience was #blackboyjoy.

Why Ben Carson Is My Top 5 Favorite Rapper

In case you haven’t heard, Ben Carson freestyled on you heauxes this week. The problematic Republican presidential candidate decided that he needed the young Negro vote. What better way to reach that audience than through some hippity hop music? Here’s why Ben Carson has solidified his position in my top 5 favorite rappers of all […]

How Raven-Symoné Is Effing Up The Light-Skin Revolution

The fact that I have to copy and paste “é” to get the accent mark on top of the “e” is a ghetto-name problem in and of itself. But, here it goes… Beyoncé, Barack, Condoleezza, Oprah and Shaquille are all unemployable according to Raven (hyphenated) Symoné (pronounced Simone). Look. I’m not going to go through […]

5 Subjects More Worthy of a Think Piece Than The Kardashians Being Called America’s First Family On October 4, 2015 9:07 PM, the flimsy magazine, Cosmopolitan, proclaimed the ubiquitous Kardashians to be America’s First Family…and the apocalypse happened. A year from this date, the Kardashians will be on the History Channel‘s “This Day In History.” Not because of some ground-breaking act or accomplishment, but because overly zealous think pieces. Here […]

Thou Shall Be A REAL Racist: An Open Letter to Stephen A. Smith

Rolling around my Facebook hood I’ve ran across a video of sports analyst Stephen A. Smith ranting, as he usually does. He previously spoke on the subject of “appearance” and tattoos before…and he continues ad nauseam with his rants about a young Black man’s appearance. In case you’ve been living under a rock, here’s a breakdown of what’s been […]