Tagged “race”

When Being Educated, Rich, and Privileged Doesn’t Stop You From Being Black

Does being well-educated and well-to-do insulate you from a world of blatant racism? Survey Says? No.

When “Taking A Picture” With A Black Man Means You’re “Throwing Gang Signs”

Taking pictures while next to Black is a crime now, apparently

Raven Labels Self “Colorless and American.” World Replies “Colorless And American’ Is NOT A Color, Raven”

Raven-Symoné recently waxed poetically about labels on Oprah's "Where Are They Now?" special, ...

I See What Dave Chappelle Saw

Many people thought Dave Chappelle was crazy to walk away from a huge contract for his show, Chappelle's Show. At first, I did too. Now I get it.

Mark Cuban, And When The “Smartest Guy In The Room” Is Kinda Dumb About Race

(Damon's latest at EBONY on Mark Cuban's recent comments about race and bias) Full disclosure: I l...

It’s A Black Thing?: What Had Happened Was…

Hello. I have a question. Like a real one too. I'm going to ask this for education purposes, i...

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...

What Happens When You Try To Explain America’s Angst About Interracial Relationships To An Alien From Outer Space

So, I have a secret to share. I've had an alien living with me for the last couple of weeks. ...

America F*ck Yeah: Help! I’m Middle Class in Washington, DC

You know, if I lived in Toledo, I'd probably be winning. Or maybe Des Moines. Consequently, if I...

Miley Cyrus’s Funhouse Mirror of Black America

***The Champ's latest at Complex touches on Miley Cyrus, Kanye West, race, class, and...Superman...

“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...

Everybody’s Gotta Be Somebody To Black Folks

First off, this isn't Champ. It's Panama. The other guy. Champ tossed back too many Shirley Temp...

Hey, Come Back Here With My Magical Negro!

Now, if I die die, if I die...remember me....ballin'. But if get the chance to come back reincarna...

So What Exactly Is “Black Love”?

Yesterday I wrote a post about Barack and Michelle and their love shining bright. They let their sou...