Tagged “racism”

On “Yoga Girl,” Race, Writing, White People, And Knowing When Not To Share

***Yesterday, I had separate conversations with Panama and Maya Francis about everyone's favorit...

Black And Invisible In Pittsburgh

(The Champ's first Op-ed at The Pittsburgh Post Gazette. It's a response to the Post-Gazette's rece...

Panama and Champ Talk Racism, Sports, The South, and History

Champ:  You know, the Iron Bowl---and the SEC (Southeastern Conference) by extension---capturing th...

Kendrick Lamar And Nigga Neurosis

(The Champ’s latest at Complex on Kendrick Lamar, GQ, and the psychology of dealing with racism) ...

On Busting Your Safe And Inoffensive Thought Bubble

Unsurprisingly, Washington Post columnist Richard Cohen has received quite a bit of heat this we...

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. ...

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...

Paula Deen Tried To Pay Me In Diabetes!!!!

Let's talk about Paula Deen for a second, mmkay? Over this past weekend, I've had no less tha...

Does The N-word Trump All Other Slurs?

A few weeks back, one of the homeys sent me a video of an incident on a Metro train in DC. See, some...

As Long As You Shut The F*ck Up, You Can Be As F*cked Up As You Want

The recent "flap" over New Jersey governor Chris Christie's "controversial" use over the word bo...

The Most Racist Thing I’ve Ever Done

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

Fight Ignorance…With Ignorance?

I know this may come as a surprise to you, but ignorance is my favorite sport. I'm not sure how,...

Are Black Students At Duke Pissed For The Right Reason?

I came across this article at Clutch Mag yesterday entitled, "Black Students at Duke Upset Over ...

Still Black In America

I got caught up in Soledad O’Brien’s latest edition to the Black In America canon 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...