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We treat individuals in the spotlight as gods or Satan incarnate. We tell broken stories about teams, communities, nations, and other groups to protect our worldviews. We're all human though, meaning our stories deserve more than a TMZ article. This category takes a look at how we look at people

Black Army Ranger Vet’s View on Kaepernick

Mentioned in the previous article discussing Kaepernick's dismissal of the national anthem, a Black Army Ranger Vet by the name of Dorian Majied wrote an...

Kaepernick, Gabby Douglas, and Patriotism

It's okay to be proud of the United States of America despite its issues. But it's not a perfect nation, like any other, and...

Georgetown’s Attempt At Reparations

More than a dozen universities have publicly acknowledged their historic involvement in the United States' slave trade. But none of have made serious moves...

The Cause White Male Terrorists Implicitly Fight For

In his usual dark, poignant humor, Jerrod Carmichael tried to normalize the concept of a place being "shoot-up-able" to Maxine in an episode of The...

A Kanye 2020 Campaign Seems Reasonable

I went two months without exposing myself to television news. After Trump was elected, I figured my sanity and perspective would be in more positive...

LeBron and Celebrities (Un)Effectively Using Their Fame

NBA.com broke the news of LeBron James being the executive producer of an upcoming multipart documentary on the life of Muhammad Ali. Last month,...

Delta, Laughing In The Faces of Professional Black Women

Tamika Cross is an OBGYN from Houston, Texas. While on a Delta flight from Detroit to Minneapolis, a fellow passenger became unresponsive. As his wife...
Marvel Villain Ideologies

He Ain’t Totally Wrong: Marvel Villain Ideologies I Can Respect

This piece contains some spoilers, but it’s been a hot minute since two of these movies came out and about a month since "Endgame"...
DaBaby Festival Appearance

DaBaby’s Not Cancelled, Just His Festival Appearances

DaBaby’s name has been saturating Google searches and trending topics on Twitter — and not for good reason. His recent homophobic rant...

Dame Dash Said Some Real Shit

It's painful how hilarious the jokes are from the recent Dame Dash interview on the Breakfast Club: Hilarity aside, the running themes of ownership and...