Discover a new way to find and share stories you'll love… Learn about Reading Desk

Blog Profile / Average Bro


URL :http://www.averagebro.com/
Filed Under:Ethnicity & Race / African American
Posts on Regator:2791
Posts / Week:8.8
Archived Since:July 20, 2008

Blog Post Archive

AB.com 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.

AB.com 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.

ObamaCare.com Might Be The Worst Rollout Since New Coke.

I haven't really weighed in on the botched implementation of ObamaCare much, because... seriously, what is there to say? A terrible contractor was hired to do the job, those responsible for holding the contractor accountable ignoredShow More Summary

The GOP Claims Racism Is Over. And Rosa Parks Was A Republican. Or Something.

So yeah, about that whole "expanding the tent" thing.... how's that workin' out for ya'?!?If nothing else, the Republican National Committee has gotten people thinking about Rosa Parks.Of course, the RNC also gave its political opponents...Show More Summary

Bus-Stopping While Black?!?

I have two sons (as well as a baby girl) and as a resposible parent, I'm trying to groom them to understand how to navigate the world around them. So when I hear stories like this, I don't even know what more to add. Maybe you have something. Show More Summary

AB.com Thanksgiving Open Mic.

Here's your holiday black slate. Fill it with something. Question: What's on your mind today? Drop some links, start a convo.

The "Knockout Game". Conservative America's Latest Racial Dogwhistle.

I'm a black male (duh). That being the case, I'm keenly aware that people have perceptions of me from the moment they lay eyes on me. I should have a criminal record. I should have at least 3 baby's mothers. I should be unemployed. I should have dropped out of the 9th grade. Show More Summary

Annoying Bluetooth Cell Phone Guy... Coming Soon To A Flight Near You.

I love flying, and I do it frequently. One of the things I really enjoy about air travel is the solitude. Sure, you have people sitting all around you. But if you're like me, you can tune them out with a strategically deployed set of noise cancelling headphones. Show More Summary

Trey Radel, The "Hip Hop Congressman", Arrested In The Least "Hip Hop" Way Possible.

I don't dabble in recreational drugs. The reasons are many. I don't care for them. I have a family and a Day Job. I'd much rather just play NBA 2K if I wanted an escape from reality.[1] Crack is wack. I could go on, but I suppose you get the point. Show More Summary

"Smoked Crack, Got His Job Back!"

I'm not into betting but if I was, I would look into 2014 Kentucky Derby betting options before I put money on Toronto Mayor Rob Ford making it to Thanksgiving. T-Dot's walking train wreck just continues to rumble on.The hits keep coming!...Show More Summary

Monday Links & Open Mic.

I'm busy. Here's a few links for ya'll to chew on.Don Lemon Takes on Black Writer for ‘Why I Hate Being a Black Man’ Column [Mediaite]George Zimmerman Arrested After Disturbance Call [Mediaite]How to get rich in the new Washington [WashPost]Anyways, here's your blank slate. Fill it with something. Question: What's on your mind today? Drop some links, start a convo.

The Man Who Lost $127 Million.

If you love gambling games and visiting casinos on a regularly basis, then you're aware of how luck Seems completely absent on some days. In game pages as CasinoBonusesToday.com you can check the power of chance However unlucky you’ve been, we assure you that it doesn’t even come close to what happened to Terry Watanabe. Show More Summary

A Few Quick Questions For Ya'll...

No grand social experiment here, just curious about a few things:1) What's your favorite North American city? We're not talking international here.2) What's the city/place you dislike visiting the most?3) Where's a place you'd love to...Show More Summary

About My New .AVI And Racist Commenters...

While I love AB.com (duh!) and love interacting with you guys here, I spend time elsewhere on the interwebs. I love a variety of sites like Mediaite, The Atlantic, Salon, Slate, The Fox Nation, BreitBart, and The National Review, mostly...Show More Summary

Richie Incognito Wants You To Know "He Isn't Racist". Because Is Anyone Actually Racist Anymore?

I suppose I'm contractually obligated to weigh in on this Richie Incognito/Johnathan Martin story, simply because I occasionally play fantasy football watch pro football while waiting for the NBA season to start. But honestly, I don't...Show More Summary

AB.com Monday Open Mic.

Yeah, about that long absence... I've been out sick. Just regaining my bearings. Bear with me. {Clever double usage of the word "bear", no?}Anyways, here's your blank slate. Fill it with something. Question: What's on your mind today? Drop some links, start a convo.

White Republican Pretends To Be Black. Wins Local Election.

Black people are about as likely to vote for Republicans as we are to buy a Downton Abbey box set[1] for our grandma for Christmas, a fact hardly lost on party insiders. You'll remember the party's 2012 post-mortem mentioned ways ofShow More Summary

AB.com Friday Open Mic.

Ya'll are on your own today. Play nicely. Here's a few stories that might interest you.One TSA Employee Killed, Two Other Victims Wounded at LAX [Mediaite]FAA allowing most electronic device use throughout flights [CNN]Sen. Ted Cruz's...Show More Summary

Copyright © 2011 Regator, LLC