Tagged “blackness”

Shit Bougie Black People Love: 1. Intentionally Overtipping

If you talk to enough BBP in your travels, you’ll soon find they tend to share a hyper-awareness...

To Be Young, Gifted, Urban, and Employed

Because most of us can read, most of us have jobs. Or at least have had jobs. And because most o...

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...

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...

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...

The One About Self-Awareness.

I remember the first time I heard the theory that people are more intimately familiar with who the...

Break On Through: Understand Where I’m Coming From?

So I’m black. (Don’t you love when I open up with that line? It’s like a precu...

Tyler Perry Continues Plans To Destroy The World

Or at least I'm sure that's how many people feel after the recent media reports that Tyler Perry...

Bougie Ninja Best Practices

Let's be real here, the vast majority of us tow the line between being the pretentious bougie ni...

Aw Hell, The BET Awards Came On Again

I remember a few years ago, BET seems to have begun to turn a corner. The Awards show which had ...

Fighting The Power With Radio Ruckus

(If you have iTunes, click this link to the Jesse Lee Peterson Radio Show and our episode is lab...

8 Real Reasons Why Black Women Should Date White/Non-Black Men

I'm convinced that LaShaun Williams and therefore Madame Noire just spoofed Black America. In fa...

What Friendship Means To Me, By Panama Jackson

Here at VSB, we spend a lot of time talking about relationships between men and women, man and natur...

Where The Wild Things Are: Places Ni**as Shouldn’t Be Able To Go Without Rules

Sad to say, but a lot of you ninjas don't know how to act. I'd love to say that's an opinion, but re...

Voice of Black America: 5 Things I’d Just Like To Put Out There…For Putting It Out There’s Sake.

I'm Black. I know.  Shocker. Well, such as it is, my Blackness allows me certain luxuries in ...