While my mom's remains might be there, that is not my mom. It's just an empty body. And I believe this -- I know this -- because she's still here with me.
Pour out a little liquor. Actually, pour out the whole damn bottle.
Every hard thing I've done -- and this includes both running a mile in 5:30 and reciting an entire Big Sean verse without sneezing -- is exponentially less hard than marriage. And I have a great marriage!
Bougie Black Girls swoon at just the thought of impeccably bearded Black men with degrees and apartments with updated appliances.
If I'm describing you, hit me at email@example.com with the subject line "I want to write for VSB."
We're in good hands with Roberts, Lynch, Mosby, and Harris.
What would you do?
I'd be remiss if I didn't admit that this way of thinking can be seductive. But do not be seduced by this subterfuge.
Cry new tears. Channel new anger. Feel it all again. All the empathy, all the sorrow, all the rage. Let it permeate you. Embrace its engulf. Because Freddie Gray deserves it. Baltimore deserves it.
My feelings about frats/soros have grown much less cynical
Pacquiao seems like a very nice guy and Mayweather is a caricature of every caricature sports movie villain. But, Mayweather happens to be Black. And since I also happen to be Black, I'd rather see him win.
Do have fun. Don't be a dick.
Does Michael Eric Dyson vs Cornel West make the cut?
This title contains no hyperbole. This was literally the worst major newspaper column I've ever read.
A look at Michael Eric Dyson's scathing critique of Cornel West