Posts Tagged ‘blackness’
"Jesus Walks." And Now, So Does R. Kelly. Will You?
<![CDATA[Pardon me if the headline is a tad too bitter, but I was given a rude awakening today as I walked out of the movie theater. I was turning my phone ringer back on, and I noticed a text message from a friend of mine: did u hear about r kelly? I had to immediately…Read More
Latest 9/11 Conspiracy Theory: It's All R Kelly's Fault
<![CDATA[That’s one of the many statements given by potential jurors to the R. Kelly case, according to this Chicago Tribune story. Of course, if it were me, I wouldn’t need to come up with an excuse. I’d just tell the truth. Your honor, there’s no way I could be an impartial juror in this case.…Read More
Smokey Robinson is gettin' all militant up in this piece
<![CDATA[DISCLAIMER — he does use some R-rated language. This is an excerpt from the HBO series Def Poetry, a spinoff of Russell Simmons’ Def Comedy Jam. As such, you’re prone to hear a few four-letter words spill, as you would on any HBO original program. And while I definitely don’t agree with everything he says,…Read More
Please, stop with the D-word!
<![CDATA[ “On the other end, we’ve heard my former pastor, Reverend Jeremiah Wright, use incendiary language to express views that have the potential not only to widen the racial divide, but views that denigrate both the greatness and the goodness of our nation; that rightly offend white and black alike.” Senator Obama, from his speech…Read More
Educated Blacks Also Fair Game for Satire
<![CDATA[Like any good meme, the trend of what certain kinds of people like/dislike is spreading like wildfire. Thus, I give you: Stuff Educated Black People Like. This site makes me laugh big time… at myself. (That is, when I’m not laughing at White people. The latest one to slay me: #88, Outdoor Performance Clothes.) But…Read More
Links to make ya think: Obama edition
<![CDATA[Part of what I'm promising to do in this here blog is show you the things that I look at and read on a daily basis. That's part of why I read so many other blogs… they're good filters for content. Have you ever been offended by the implication that you are someone else is…Read More