Tagged “black people”

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...

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 ...