No one said it would be easy. But they didn’t say it had to be complicated… Continue reading “Fifty Dollar Freedom”
Cliff & Claire. Will & Jada. Bey & Jay. Ayesha & Steph. Barack & Michelle.
In the nearly 100 years since humans created the ability to produce motion picture films with sound, there have been millions of depictions of Black Love. Continue reading “Relationship Goals”
This is the fourth in a series of posts in which I try to understand what’s going on in our country right now. Continue reading “American Pie (Pt. 4)”
This post is not about this beautiful 1930 Model A Ford. This post is not even about the car’s owner, a friendly older gentleman who I met last Saturday. Continue reading “Bronx Tales”
What a weekend for the culture…
Continue reading “Lemon Seeds”
“After centuries of participating in protest marches, race riots and demonstrations, and pushing for integration and passage of an endless number of civil rights laws, Black Americans are increasingly sensing that something is wrong. They question whether or not they are on the right road. A comparative analysis of our socio-economic conditions shows that Black Americans have entered the new millennium much the same way they entered the previous four centuries – as an impoverished, powerless and neglected people.” – Dr. Claud Anderson Continue reading “Freedom Dances”
Courtney is from Chicago, Illinois. She was living in the western suburbs of Chicago at the time of her interview, and her days were spent working and raising her two kids with her husband.
Courtney’s Most Likely To is: Most Likely to Take a Nap Continue reading “Conversation No. 30 – Talking with Courtney”
A few days ago, NBC sought to create a winter holiday TV event with The Wiz Live! that combined the family friendly wholesomeness of the The Sound of Music with the Twitter-takeover cultural force of Scandal and Empire. Continue reading “The Wiz of Chi-raq”
Casey is from Brooklyn, New York. At the time of his interview, he was a third-year college student in New York City and was spending his days “either studying for my economics exams, at the movies with my girlfriend, or just hanging out with my friends.”
Casey’s Most Likely To Is: Most Likely to Follow His Own Path Continue reading “Conversation No. 26 – Talking with Casey”
In the middle of a recent conversation with my brother about the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign, he described his political position by using a term I’d never heard before: Negrotarian. Continue reading “The New Negrotarians”