Tagged “trayvon martin”

Defending Ray Rice Is Just The Same As Defending George Zimmerman

Damon's latest for EBONY on the similarities between Ray Rice defenders and the people defending George Zimmerman and Darren Wilson

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...

On Kobe Bryant And Collective Black Thought

The idea of better and opportunity-filled lives for ourselves and our loved ones is something w...

“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...

My Truth About The Night Of The Zimmerman Verdict

Those who know me and/or have been long-time fans of VSB know I am a textbook introvert. A promi...

The Black Man Is An Endangered Species (Or At Least Close To It)

[Today, I'm handing the reigns over to friend, politico, commentator, event host, and fellow radio h...

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...

America The Beautiful

I was in my bedroom. My girlfriend and I were preparing to head to a friend's birthday party/coo...

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 ...

Fights I Can’t Believe We’re Still Fighting…

Everybody has a cause. This much is true. Nearly everybody has some thing that they care more about ...

Can’t Forget ‘Bout You

My dad enjoys telling stories. Some educational. Some allegorical. Some heartfelt. Some hyperbol...

Off-Limits: Are Some Subjects Too Sensitive To Joke About?

 ***As grown-ups who still live within reasonable driving distance of their parents are wo...

What If We Were Wrong About Trayvon?

Aside from finding an answer to the always awkward "So...who gets to "keep" the mutual friend...

The World We Have Vs. The World We Want

Make no mistake, Geraldo is an idiot. To lay blame on "the hoodie" as being even one IOTA responsibl...

The Week In Review

Between countless annual events (i.e.: awards shows, season premieres, etc), weekly regularities (...