The days of writing Michael Jackson off as an amiable weirdo for whom pedophilia was beyond his gloved reach are coming to an end.Read More
Former pro wrestler Stone Cold Steve Austin decided to take his redneck gimmick into the real world and called his Black fans "colored people!"Read More
Donald will be the president who most embodies America. And we should have seen it coming.Read More
Can Colin Kaepernick avoid the predictable and unfortunate consequences for athletes who speak out against injustice?Read More
After making millions brazenly flaunting their gang affiliations and celebrating gun violence, The Game and Snoop Dogg want to be Black peacemakers with the blessings of the police chief and mayor.Read More
Hey Kobe, it was a great run — really it was. But it's just starting to get sad. As much as I hate to say it ... well, I think my business partner Marsellus Wallace said it best 20 years ago in Pulp Fiction:Read More
While it goes without saying that the terrorist attack was heinous and inexcusable, it shouldn’t have come as that much of a surprise to anyone, especially the editors and staff of Charlie Hebdo who apparently made a habit of tempting fate by antagonizing Islam’s extremely radical fringe elements with depictions of Muhammad that even a casual viewer would find distasteful.Read More
The journalist in me knew I shouldn't have let this slide last year. However, being well-versed in the art of challenging injustice, however minor or major, wherever I encounter it, I thought the issue had been sufficiently resolved.
We're all wrong on occasion.Read More
BET, we haven't forgotten you popularizing this filth!Read More
Injecting the history and imagery of the American slave trade into any racial debate is certain to to stoke certain passions, emotions and anger. The word “slavery” itself is often bandied about to put an exclamation point on any topic — even if the links may be tenuous, construed more of hyperbole and emotion than fact and circumstance.Read More
Essentially I just assume the average 80-year-old, rich, white American man harbors a certain amount of racial animus and belief in racial stereotypes, held back by a filter comprised of equal parts common sense and fear of societal repercussions.
Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has no such filter.Read More
Please pardon my naiveté, but being that it's 2014, I just erroneously assumed there were certain matters that we as a society had long-since laid to rest, chief among those being the notion of White Jesus.Read More