Tagged “black people”

Watch: No Black Person Is Ugly, By Lil B (The BasedGod)

Lil B (The BasedGod) debuts "No Black Person Is Ugly." (True fact: The original title of the song was actually "Black Blog Thinkpiece Bait.")

The Burden Of Writing (And Reading) While Black

After all, we are the freest Blacks in the history of free Blackness. Not everything has to be, or should be, a story about overcoming some shit.

On Giving No F*cks About What White People Think

There is an epidemic of White male/Asian female couples in Pittsburgh's East End. And yes, I'm a...

Why “Black Middle Class” Is The Ultimate Oxymoron

While buppies have taken on the sacred ritual of mimosa toasting during brunch, they also drive to their grandmom annem’s on the south side when it’s time for the whole fam to get together.

On Kobe Bryant And Collective Black Thought

The idea of better and opportunity-filled lives for ourselves and our loved ones is something w...

40 Million Ways To Be Black. What’s Yours?

While talking to Panama a couple weeks ago about the reaction to the post about Pharrell's GIRL ...

Under The Radar Significant Contributors To Black History

Between the 1st and the 28th of February, Black History is having the best month ever. We just heard...

The Big, Fat Lie About Black Marriage

Monday night, my fiancee and I attended the first of seven sessions for a pre-marriage counseli...

Macklemore’s Real Problem With Black People

Imagine a world where... 1. Justin Bieber and Beyonce performed together at a major event ...

Black And Invisible In Pittsburgh

(The Champ's first Op-ed at The Pittsburgh Post Gazette. It's a response to the Post-Gazette's rece...

Why We’d Hate Coming To America If It Was Released Today

Although there are Black movies ("Black movies" = "movies featuring Black people and/or Black st...

Why There Will Never Be A Black Male Olivia Pope

You know, I do sympathize with those annoyed by how Scandal (and, more recently, Being Mary Ja...

We (Black People) Have No Idea What Complexion Any Of Us Are (…And This Bothers Me Very Much)

I've tried already. Twice, actually. I'd try again if I thought something would come of it. But,...

On Loving And Defending Black Names…Until They Get A Bit Too Black

If you're Black and you have a Black friend who happens to teach at a predominately Black school...

“Yes, I’m Black (And I Write For EBONY). No, I Don’t Want To Talk To You About Race”

***The Champ's latest at EBONY discusses why he's not always interested in having race-related c...