Category: RACE

REALITY SHOW RATCHETNESS

He say she say they all got beef, Draggin’ their business all over in the street, Bad thing is some of them think its cool, Talk show created the fool The above line is from the song Talk Show Created The Fool on Chuck D’s solo album Autobiography of Mistachuck. That was 1996, when one…

LUPITA NYONG’O: STAR WARS AND BEYOND…

The news broke yesterday that Oscar-winning actress, the lovely Lupita Nyong’o has been cast for a role in the upcoming film Star Wars Episode 7: The Ancient Fear. I’m glad to hear that. Coincidentally, just this past weekend my brother and I were talking about her, noting that it’s been around 3 months since she…

I APPRECIATE MARK CUBAN’S HONESTY

Jerome Miron / USA TODAY Sports “I know I’m prejudiced and I know I’m bigoted in a lot of different ways. If I see a Black kid in a hoodie on my side of the street, I’ll move to the other side of the street. If I see a White guy with a shaved head…

WHAT IF I HAD A “WHITE” KID?

Ian Stewart as a child, with his father Courtesy of Ian Stewart I recently read this fascinating article by Jenée Desmond-Harris on The Root, which is about people who have very small amounts of “Blackness” in them, like say one parent was half-Black and the other was White, so they’re 25% Black. Or maybe they…