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A lot of Jason Whitlock’s writing has a similar tic: even when he’s in the vicinity of right about some idea, he torpedoes that argument by turning it into a critique of the putative cultural deficiencies of Negroes. Take this essay, in which he looks at the financial troubles besetting Grambling State’s [...]
Here’s Ta-Nehisi on Jordan Davis’ shooting, and his killer escaping punishment — for now at least:
I wish I had something more to say about the fact that Michael Dunn was not convicted for killing a black boy. Except I said it after George Zimmerman was not convicted of killing a black boy. Except the parents [...]
Open Mike Eagle & Alwayz Prolific I The Show Up from Beats,Frames & Life on Vimeo.
This jawn from Open Mike Eagle — who I’m ashamed to say I’ve never heard of before this — is full of clever, for-the-fuck-of-it flourishes.
I’m far too young to lead/and way too old [...]
Verily I say unto thee: Whilst thou be dancing in September?
Martin Luther the Kang would have been 85 today — his Chad Johnson year, if you will. For some people (apparently a whole grip of some people) this turns their thoughts to listening to Future and drinking Ciroc. [...]
On the second episode of the “Bless Your Heart” podcast, Nichole and Tracy discuss what Northerners don’t get about Southerners — like the Confederate flag. Plus: observations on how cute Jake from ‘Scandal’ is, The Best Man Holiday and whether to disclose to your partner your number. (Some salty language.)
Tracy went on [...]
You’d be excused for mistaking this film for ‘Tyler Perry’s The Best Man Holiday.’ [...]
Gettysburg Address from Adam Gault Studio on Vimeo.