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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

The Importance of Both/And in Times of Tragedy

Written during the height of 2017's hurricane season devastation, this piece is a strong call for Americans to fight the urge to retreat into...

The Dixon Challenge

An honest, self-identified redneck took to YouTube recently to get real about racism. The man has since been identified as actor/filmmaker Jorge Eugene Moran. He...
Since99 No Go

Since99 Won’t End Racism, But He’s Hard

There's something special about a White boy who looks like this and can rap...

Mean Girls: An Asian American Retrospective

Mean Girls used to be one of my favorite movies. The plot was full of laugh-out-loud moments and characters who stretched the imagination, but...

A Year of Ls: Straight Black Men

There is plenty for Black men to be celebrating this New Year's Eve. The next-level dominance of Black male hip-hop and R&B artists in the music...

Waka Flocka Becomes Scapegoat for Racism

Yesterday on MSNBC's 'Morning Joe' show, a panel discussion was held about Oklahoma University’s Sigma Alpha Epsilon members' racist chant. Several claims were made by...

ASAP Rocky Does Not Have To Care

ASAP Rocky is one of the most successful hip-hop artists of today. He also "...don't wanna talk about no fucking Ferguson and shit." Asap Rocky on...

Drake is Michael Jackson, Kendrick is Prince

To many, it's a shame that mass appeal gives some artists more fame than true artistry. But in the music industry, the effects of...

The Whiteness Project Is Necessary

Whiteness is a concept. People who identify as White tend to be the ones who buy into it, but anyone can. Don't act like it's...

I Want To Support XXXTentacion, But Should I?

Read my response to this piece titled "Music Can't Heal A Dishonest Artist" On October 6, 2016, Jahseh Anfroy was arrested on charges of false imprisonment,...