Before you clutch your pearls—wait. Do black people own pearls? Aside from AKAs, I don’t think so, so I will revise the previous sentence. Before you clutch your Jesus piece, allow me to elaborate.
Y’all’s president is tweeting about the National Football League again. Shortly after that guy who lives in the White House woke up, submerged himself in a vat of Cheetos dust and ate his leftover KFC thigh and wing (Original Recipe, of course—not those newfangled crispy or spicy concoctions made after America stopped…
Because The Walking Dead returns Sunday night and it always makes me a little upset.
First, let us pray:
I’m sorry. First, I would like to apologize to the readers who trusted me to bring them the latest and best clapbacks of the week. Next, I want to issue my deepest regrets to all the idiots, racists and people with generally bad grammar who feel ignored. I have failed you.
Throughout my life, I have kept a running, unwritten list of things black people know about that white people have no clue even exists. Ask your favorite Caucasian if Cita was the finest cartoon character ever, and they will give you the strangest look. Seventy-nine percent of wypipo have no idea what it is to “grease…
The rap princess bodied by Remy Ma and dethroned by
Cardi B Rapsody is set to testify in defense of her brother, who faces significant jail time after being accused of having sex with a 12-year-old.
The movie Drumline turned 15 years old this year—which, of course, is another signal that you’re getting old as hell. The film, which stars Nick Cannon, became iconic for its portrayal of the band at the fictional HBCU Atlanta A&T.
... And then there’s the story of Col. Charles Young.
On Wednesday a jury finally convicted a former Oklahoma police officer for fatally shooting the black boyfriend of his daughter in a racially charged case that featured three mistrials before a fourth trial found the ex-cop guilty.
He uses the hashtag #ProtestSeason like it’s a period set aside for hunting demonstrators as if they were deer. The Riverfront Times calls him the “police department’s protest hammer.” He tagged a picture of himself on a Facebook post for his side business with #RiotKing—a protester-given nickname that describes his…
After serving more than two decades behind bars in a Kansas correctional facility for a double murder, Lamonte McIntyre was freed Saturday. He doesn’t have any job prospects or even a résumé. He has no computer skills and has never owned a smartphone.
Whenever I see Ku Klux Klan rallies or skinheads marching, instead of hate, I am always filled with a sense of curiosity. What do white supremacists do when they’re not white-supremacy-ing? There’s only so much time one can fill denying holocausts and soaking crosses in kerosene for nighttime activities.
If you turned the true story of America’s greatest jewel thief into a movie, it would include scenes from Monte Carlo, New York and even Tokyo. It would feature a black woman, and the script would span seven decades. It would feature hair-raising tales; but, like most movies, the problem is always the ending. Will it…
Mark Geragos, the attorney representing Colin Kaepernick in a grievance against the NFL’s collective bargaining agreement, says he believes he will have definitive proof that NFL owners colluded to keep Kaepernick out of the league.
In a move that proves she actually doesn’t dance no more because she is too busy making money moves, rapper, reality star and our crazy cousin from the Bronx, N.Y., has announced that she has signed a record deal with Sony/ATV.
I have always stood for the national anthem—not because I believe in America and want to honor my country. I did it because ... well ... being black in America comes with the knowledge that there are certain things you must do just so you won’t piss off white people.
Contrary to popular belief, I do not wake up every morning trying to figure out how to attack my beloved Caucasian brothers. I only wish them peace and prosperity. In fact, every day I wake up before sunrise and whisper a plea to the Most High (Snoop Dog) for a special favor:
Stop. Before you object to my use of the word “slave,” let us be clear: I do not mean “slave” in the way you are thinking.
After a tumultuous year that included three different presidents, a lawsuit filed by members of the Student Government Association and a change in the entire leadership of the institution, Morehouse College has named David A. Thomas as its 12th president.