With Donald Trump, it’s tough to know if his recent embrace of birtherism is a publicity stunt or borne from a deep pool of idiocy.
But he’s right about one thing: I have little doubt that he’s familiar with all sorts of fraud.
Dude’s not even qualified to be president of the Hair Club for [...]
In the spirit of the ongoing conversations happening on this blog around race and music (hip-hop and the blues in particular), I bring you Seattle-based emcee Macklemore. Northwest, whattup.
A few weeks ago, Nicole, G.D., Joel and I sat down to chat about football, how much I hate it, and whether it’s rendering too many young men disabled, depressed and handicapped at young ages. (The convo was sparked by the news that Dave Duerson, a former NFL player and players’ union [...]
In August, as the seventh season of Top Chef wound up, I wrote about how tough things were for chefs who aren’t white and male on the show. So tough that in seven seasons, only one woman and one Vietnamese-American had ever won. In the seventh season, the first African-American chef took [...]
(Spotted via Colorlines)
In the vid above, Ill Doctrine’s JaySmooth pays tribute to the fallen Nathaniel Hale AKA Nate Dogg– crediting the legendary hip-hop hook-man who succeeded in creating a space for soul to take root between rap verses paving the way for R&B thugs everywhere. However, Smooth’s reverence for the hip-hop’s soulman and [...]
I’m looking forward to seeing this documentary.