Uncle Don Gotta Go

Last night, CNN anchor Don Lemon — in his latest anti-Black stunt — justified the racist and violent actions of Sr. Deputy Ben Fields, the officer seen on camera assaulting a Black female-bodied student at Spring Valley High School...
It is times like these when we need to preserve precious memories more than ever. The coronavirus has hit hard, and has forced all non-essential workers to stay indoors.  For the black community, there could be fewer people indoors,...
Nicki Minaj and Taylor Swift exchanged words on Twitter. And I’m completely annoyed. Here’s all the reasons why. 1. Seeing rich people go back and forth over something ultimately meaningless is infuriating. Yes, I get it. Artists who demonstrate talent and...
I haven’t watched or heard Lemonade. I haven’t read bell hooks’ critique. I haven’t read any think pieces related to Beyonce’s latest work nor do I intend to. But from what I gather from my social media feeds, bell...
Black people are constantly encountering difficulties in certain parts of the world when they try to do certain things. This is clearly disgraceful and should not be the case. Too often people discriminate against ethnic minorities because they have...
“If there’s too many white people, I get nervous. All self-aware non-Clarence Thomas-headass Black people know *exactly* what that means. We know the anxiety of walking into a room full of white people and wondering when/if one of them is...
Like many, I regard Lauryn Hill as a powerful songstress whose esoteric artistic abilities are unmatched. Her unrivaled command of her craft is admirable and indicative of a woman whose passion and prowess results in musical creations that are...
“That’s why I fucked your bitch, you fat muthafucka!” This was Tupac’s opening lyric in one of the most notorious diss records in hip hop history, “Hit ‘Em Up.” Considered an iconic staple in hip hop culture, the song was...

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