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Filed Under:Ethnicity & Race / African American
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Archived Since:July 20, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Ashy Or Classy?!? Richard Sherman's Postgame Interview.

I didn't catch much of yesterday's NFL games, but of course what happened after the Seahawks/49ers game is arguably more newsworthy than the outcome itself.Richard Sherman didn't go into details about what happened, but somewhere during...Show More Summary

The Devil Baby Attack Prank.

I watch a lot of horror movies, usually within the comfy confines of my own home. So I probably won't be seeing "Devil's Due" anytime soon, but I gotta admit, this is a darn clever way to virally market your movie. Of course, 99% ofShow More Summary Monday NewsBriefs.

The blog will be back to normal soon. Here's a few stories that might interest you.Father pays overpaying outstanding child support, gets jail time [FoxHouston] - Read this one fully before commenting, please.Swearing toddler in 'thug'...Show More Summary

Fear Of A Black Football Coach: Charlie Strong Gets The UT Job And Someone's Not Happy.

In what's turning out to be a darn good week for black people in general, the college football season culminated with a thrilling BCS title game last night. The game was notable because both Auburn and Florida State started black QB's. Show More Summary

Meet Sasheer Zamata, The Sista SNL (Finally) Just Hired.

I guess we can finally stick a fork in this one. After years!!!! months of ignoring public pressure, most notably from its only two current black castmembers, Saturday Night Live finally did the right thing and hired a sista. She will...Show More Summary

The Polar Vortex Has Taken Over.

It's cold out there. How cold is it?!?Americans in two dozen states from the Midwest to the Southeast and Northeast are shivering this week courtesy of a distorted polar vortex. The rush of cold air it's sending southward is the biggest visitor from the North Pole since Santa Claus. Show More Summary Friday NewsBriefs.

So yeah, he sorta got hit with a blizzard yesterday. Digging out, so ya'll play nicely. Here's a few stories that might interest you.Strong winter storm pushes into the Northeast [WashPost]Missing Doctor's Video Raises More Questions...Show More Summary

The Christmas Open Mic.

I'm officially outta here for a minute. Here's the open mic. Ya'll have a great holiday.

Unlike Me, Kanye West Is (Clearly) Not A Washington Wizards Fan.

For the record, as a guy who paid good money to suffer through The Jordan Years, I really wish MJ had never played for the Wizards either. Kanye, why did you allow this to happen? Why?I know people joke about Kanye a lot, but this is pretty darn brilliant, and it's got a pretty obvious double meaning that anyone who listens closely will pick up on. Show More Summary

What I Learned Over A Month (Or So) As A Non-Black Anoymous Internet Commenter.

A month (or so) ago, I changed my ubiquitous avatar from a cartoonish approximation of my handsome real life visage, to a race neutral cartoonish approximation of a guy holding an American Flag. I also ditched my screen name, makingShow More Summary

Crude Rap Lyrics, Read By Middle Schoolers.

This video is going viral, so I'm goin' it. And I (sorta) get the point here. They're basically trying to slut shame black people into not using the N-Word. That tactic is okay, because I think it's a sign of ignorance and shouldn't be used by anyone. Show More Summary

George Zimmerman: Impressionist Era Painter.

Just file this one under "Only In America".George W. Bush isn’t the only famous person named George developing a brand new career as a painter. That’s right, the first-ever painting by George Zimmerman appeared on eBay this week and it’s really something. Show More Summary

SNL (Finally) Hires A Black Woman.

As one of the only two black people (my wife's the other) in America that still watches Saturday Night Live, I can't explain how excited I am to hear about this."Saturday Night Live" plans to add one or two black female performers to...Show More Summary Friday The 13th NewsBriefs.

It's Friday the 13th! Time for some cheesy horror movies, pointless superstition, and choice linkage...‘Affluenza’: Rich Teen Gets Light Sentence for Murder After Claiming He’s Not Used to Consequences [Mediaite] - Seriously, if this isn't evidence that there are truly two Americas, I don't know what is. Show More Summary

What If Santa Claus (And Jesus) Was Black?!?

I don't even know how to adequately describe this idiocy, courtesy of (who else?) Fox News. There's whitewashing, and then there's WHITEWASHING!!!! For people who profess to know everything about the Bible, you'd think they'd have aShow More Summary

Of Black Presidents, Funeral Etiquette & Selfies.

As we enter the 6th year of this Black President thing, it's clear many segments of America will never, ever, ever get over what happened on January 21st, 2009. While I'm a retired far from a Barack Obama Apologist nowadays, even the...Show More Summary Open Mic 12.10.13.

Like most people in the Mid-Atlantic region, we're snowed/iced in right now. So yeah, the blog's a little low on the priority list and whatnot. If you wanna come over and help me shovel out, I'm taking all volunteers.Anyways, here's your blank slate. Fill it with something. Question: What's on your mind today? Drop some links, start a convo.

Rest In Peace, Nelson Mandela.

The ceremony was this morning. Yeah, I'm late. I know. Chime in with your thoughts, wishes, and riffs below. Tuesday Open Mic.

I'm busy today. Lots of "quick" new posts below. Weigh in there.Anyways, here's your blank slate. Fill it with something. Question: What's on your mind today? Drop some links, start a convo.

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