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Nuanced talk about arguably the most pressing social issue of our time.

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...

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...

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...

A Year of Ls: Native Americans

I get that it sounds like a roast to assign any group of people Ls to hold. But while the category is primarily humorous,...

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...

The Pulse Shooting and The Erasure of QTPOC

The recent homophobic mass shooting of over 50 LGBTQ+ Latinx* folks at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida has shed light upon an issue...

Native American Issues Just Aren’t Cool Enough

The Dakota Access Pipeline is fucked up. Period. The US government took Native American lands while they were sovereign, reissued them, and continues to abuse the them. It's...

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...
Chivona Newsome BLM Tigray Genocide

Hope and a Hiccup in BLM NY’s Recognition of the Tigray Genocide

Chivona Renee Newsome, co-founder of the Greater New York chapter of Black Lives Matter, spoke at a Tigray Genocide protest Sunday morning....

Pokémon GO: Black Reality Interfacing With Augmented Reality

The original article can be found on my blog here.  Pokémon GO is great! This game has millions of gamers and counting from around the world...