Introducing The Bless Your Heart Podcast!

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It’s been a long time, we know. But here’s something new and different — the inaugural episode of the monthly Bless Your Heart podcast. Our own Tracy “Brokey McPoverty” Clayton and Nichole Perkins talk about the tyranny of the dick pic, women-centered porn and “Martin.” (Some salty language, obviously.)

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When Afrocentric Art Goes Wrong: Merchandising the March on Washington.

Last Saturday I left my home in bumblef*ck Virginia to participate in the March on Washington Anniversary festivities in DC. I didn’t really know what to expect, outside of there being lots and lots of my people out in the streets, marching for justice and jobs and other important social issues. And while I knew [...]

Random Midday Hotness: African-American Cooking With Paula Deen.

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Her name isn’t Jellyroll. It’s Evelyn. [...]

Random Midday Hotness: Part Of A Complete Breakfast.

Ya Mama’s Secret Past.

Ahead of Mother’s Day, wwe asked folks on the Twitters about the sordid details of their mothers’ pasts that they only discovered as they got older. [...]

White History Classes.


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Between Mr. Gaines from A Different World passing away and me losing my BBQ sunflower seeds, this Black History Month was on a fast track to becoming one of the saddest in history. Until, that is, Twitter banded together, shed their shrouds of indifference, made some hot, sweet, sticky, [...]

Random Midday Hotness: Hari Kondabolu on a Bus In Fort Greene, Brooklyn.

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Stereotypes can kill. [...]

Respectable Hip Hop.

Last night, much of Twitter united to reclaim and rewrite our favorite less-than-progressive rap and hip hop lyrics. It was a beautiful thing.

It all started when I was listening to 2 Chainz, which I do when there’s no one around to judge me for it, and I thought about the line “She got a [...]