Tagged “black people”

When It’s Okay For White People To Say “Nigger,” “Nigga,” Or Any Other “Nigger” Derivatives

Between Paula Deen thinking she's Scarlett O'Hara, Accidental Racist, Georgef*ckingZimmerman ("G...

10 Reasons Why I’m Blacker Than You

I'm Black. I know, I know, I know. It's quite a surprise. I carry an oversized beige murse at...

Race-Related Takeaways From The George Zimmerman Verdict

This will likely be the last time I write about this trial. Actually, let me rephrase that. At t...

Rachel, Trayvon, And The Saddest Thing I’ve Ever Read

Despite the cultural relevance and ubiquity of the Trayvon Martin case, I haven't written about ...

The World’s Actual Most Judgmental People

It's been a pretty shitty last couple of weeks for everyone's second favorite ambiguously ever...

On Black People And “Our” Homophobia

1. As I listened to Jason Collins and Oprah discuss the extra "stigma" of being gay and Black, I...

The Scariest Thing About Chris Dorner? Our (Black People’s) Reaction To Him

Between her hundreds of pairs of shoes, closets full of clothes, and dressers full of jewelry, t...

10 Things I Think I Think About Django Unchained, Slavery, Nigger/Nigga, Race, And The Reaction To Django Unchained

***Although the following post is about Django Unchained, I made sure to make it as spoiler-free as ...

The Most Racist Thing I’ve Ever Done

There's a belief among some educated Black (and White) people that Blacks---well, American Blacks---...

Why Rob Parker Was 100% Right And 100% Wrong To Question RG3′s “Blackness”

When people say things like "I'm in love with..." it's generally understood that, unless they're...

Angry Ninja Rhetoric and Best Practices

If you know Black people that read, then you know an angry ninja. Chances are you're looking at ...

Why Brown Skinned Women Stay Losing In The Oppression Olympics

Have you ever noticed that when it comes to colorism in our community, it's always the light...

Three Possible Reasons Why Online Dating’s Just Not That Into Black People

While a tad disappointing, I can’t say that I was surprised after reading “Love Isn't Color-...

The “I’m Lucky I’m Black” Passes: Things Black People “Get Away With” That Others Can’t

There's an episode of "Louie" -- the hilariously awkward and awkwardly hilarious FX series starr...

10 Questions You’ve Always Wanted To Ask a White Person

Are those hair plugs? In the last month or so, I've learned through web analytics and private ...