#MeToo and #TIMESUP: Beyond Shaming Gross Hollywood Dudes

Trigger Warning: This piece contains a detailed account of a non-consensual sexual encounter. About three and a half years ago, I lost a close friend....
AGT Joseph Allen GCU Lopes Up

Joseph Allen, The Suspicious GCU, And “Good Energy”

Note: If you're just here for my take on the strange involvement of Grand Canyon University in Joseph Allen's audition, scroll down to 'The...

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,...

A Year of Ls: The NFL

You know I'm not a fan of American football or the NFL. But objectively speaking, the sport and the league have taken some serious...

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...

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...

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...

Stop. Rachel Dolezal is not “Transracial”

You can be angry, amused, confused, or some combination of those feelings. Frankly, they're all valid when it comes to this Rachel Dolezal story. It...
Streets and Silicon Valley

Cavs and Warriors, Kendrick and Drake, The Streets and Silicon Valley

These tweets have nothing to do with the actual game of basketball, yet they sum up why people are rooting for the Cavs or...

Dash Cam Footage of Philando is Psychological Warfare

The release of the dash cam footage of Philando Castile's murder after his killer was acquitted is a form of psychological warfare. For years, we...