Leonard Cooper of Little Rock, Arkansas is living black history every day. [...]
Because the ancestors were ratchet.
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A young Muhammad Ali sings with Sam Cooke.
After we posted that insane picture of Jesse Jackson ballin’ out with Marvin Gaye the other day and dubbed it a contender for peak blackness, the homie Rembert Browne of Grantland decided to hit a few of us up — Ernest Wilkins of the Chicago Tribune, [...]
This is the kind of thing that needs to be taught in history classes. [...]
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Godspeed, you black emperor.
Friend of the Blog Veronica Marché-Miller sends us this greeting card she came across in her drugstore. Sometimes you want to tell your little space pharoah just how special he is before the ascension to bare-chested cosmic godhood — they really do grow up so fast! — but you [...]