The Eternal Recurrence Of “Black Pathology” Arguments.

The Brewster-Douglas Housing Projects were built by the city of Detroit between 1935 and 1955 and were intended for the “working poor.” In the 1960s and 1970s, crime in the projects became prevalent and they fell into disrepair. (via Juan N Only, CC 2.0)

There’s very little new in American politics, and that’s especially [...]

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 [...]

Your Random-Ass Roundup: Down and Out in The Nation’s Wealthiest Black Enclave.

Prince George’s County is a hub of black wealth. But when the housing market cratered, it was not be spared. [...]

Your Random-Ass Roundup: The Petraeus Affair Now Involves Olivia Pope. (Seriously.)

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Congratulations, America: this Petraeus mess has now officially morphed into an episode of Scandal. [...]

Confession: I Didn’t Vote on Tuesday.

Confession: I didn’t vote on Tuesday. [...]

November 7th In An Alternate Universe.

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A blogger named Bhavik Lathia has apparently found screenshots of what would have been Mitt Romney’s victory website: [...]

More Reax From Last Night.

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What the innanetz is saying. [...]

About Last Night.

Here’s Jam-Rock with the topline:

Together with one of the most hard-nosed campaigns in recent memory, Obama managed to bounce back from the nadir of 2011 to one of the broadest re-election victories in recent memory. At this point, news networks have called New Hampshire, Iowa, Wisconsin, Colorado, Nevada, Virginia, and Ohio for President [...]