Tagged “Obama”

Investigative Report: Do Light-Skinned Rappers Really Have An Advantage?

Despite his status as The Human Itis, I actually don't harbor any dislike for J. Cole. I think h...

“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...

I Wonder If Obama Is Tired of Jay-Z

Imagine for a moment that you are President Obama. Of course you aren't because if we pull out your ...

Barack and Michelle Are Black Love, And I’m Okay With That

I'm not sure why I'm so cynical about everything. I'm sure if I dug far enough into my own backgroun...

President Obama and The Same-Sex Marriage Stance

So today, Obama said in an interview that he supports same-sex marriage. This is a stark departure f...

Things All Black Households Should Have

Much like the Baltimore Ravens, all Black families have murderers in their families. Or is that ...

The Post-Racial Tipping Point?

Last week we looked at Herman Cain's place in the Black community...well, now CNN is claiming th...

Herman Cain: Uncle Ruckus or The Realest Motherf*cker Alive?

There are numerous things I actively do (and don't do) to avoid potentially and unnecessarily ...

I Think Mother Nature Might Be A Racist

By now, everybody in America knows that an earthquake hit the East Coast yesterday. The epicente...

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 ...

Conscious? Rappers.

And for the sticklers, I"m aware that the actual lyric goes, "...dumb rappers need teaching/less...

Landmark Moments In The Black Community – The B-Sides

This has been a good week for Black people. Really, it's been a good week for those of common se...

Politics Schmolitics and Little Tea Pots

Like I assume most reading people of America did, I watched President's Obama State of The Union spe...

Politics As Usual: What Does It All Really Mean?

Like most people in America, I spent the majority of this evening flipping back and forth betwee...

My Country ‘Tis Of Thee

If you've been paying attention to the newspapers and internet news sources, you know that Barack Ob...