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, Cord [...]
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 just [...]
The posthumous superteam could be its own subgenre of mawkish black memorial art. [...]
Sandy has essentially pre-empted Blackface Christmas here on the East Coast, but folks elsewhere are not going to let October pass without a little fun, benign racism.
PB play-cousin Cindy Mosqueda [...]
It’s already pretty windy here in BK, although Sandy’s not supposed to hit us until this afternoon. My roommate Decker said he was mulling going down to the Brooklyn Bridge to take pictures. But it’s looking bad out there. Our apartment is about a mile away from an evacuation zone near the East River, which [...]