Are you a young lady whose entire family has been butchered at the orders of the sociopathic little goon you’re about to marry?
Or maybe you’re the last surviving member of some once-noble-but-incredibly-tacky aristocratic clan and, like, you’ve found out that you’re basically the only person who has any control over the last dragons [...]
Some random observations from last week’s episode — just in time for this week’s episode! [...]
(from the blog Humanitarians of Tinder.)
Lupita Nyong’o's speech at ESSENCE’s Black Women In Hollywood Lunch this weekend was incredibly moving. [...]
Yes, HBCUs can do a better job of alumni outreach and customer service for their students. But that alone isn’t going to ameliorate the problems of history. [...]
Amerigo Gazaway’s gimmick, and it’s a brilliant one, is crafting collabos between musicians that never actually happened. He’s the dude behind the excellent Tribe Called Quest/Pharcyde mashup, Bizarre Tribe To the Pharcyde and the dope De La Soul and Fela Kuti blend, Fela Soul. His latest is Yasiin Gaye, a mix that blends classic soul [...]
A photo from Fort Greene’s Renaissance: Spike Lee, Vernon Reed, Reginald Hudlin, and Lorna Simpson were all part of the creative class that almost certainly helped gentrify Fort Greene.
Last night at Pratt Institute, some poor dude asked Spike Lee if he might see “the other side” — that is, the good side [...]
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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 [...]