No Good Deed Movie Review: 11 Things to Discuss About This Black Thriller

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 Share on Tumblr No Good Deed is not a classic or masterpiece by any means, but entertaining and needed within Hollywood- definitely. It opens the way for more black produced films and star black actors to hold down a solid movie in the box office, it’s not perfect but it didn’t need to be. Idris […]

Donald Sterling Has Destroyed The Integrity Of The Game

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 Share on Tumblr By now we’ve heard the disparaging racist remarks by Donald Sterling. If you haven’t, then I’m sure you at least have a gist of the story. Just to bring you up to speed, check this out: Now the title of this post might come off as me painting with a broad brush. […]

Rich, Educated, and Connected?

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 Share on Tumblr The recent number of news stories about San Francisco is food for thought. Tensions between the tech elite and San Francisco residents have started to spiral. You only have to look at the glass attack and the recent targeting of Kevin Rose. One of the more troubling technology stories to come out […]

Have Blurred Gender Roles Pushed Men Away From Commitment?

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 Share on Tumblr About four years ago, I took a gender psychology course in undergrad. My term paper was based on how gender roles of women have changed between the 1950’s and present day. During this period of time women have made amazing strides. They’ve grabbed the bull by the horns and fought for equal […]

Let’s Talk About It: Is Makeup A Cheat Code For Women?

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 Share on Tumblr  I come to you all today literally walking on eggshells. Ladies and gentlemen I sort of have a growing issue. It pertains to women and the use of makeup. Allow me to  explain before you come at me with the pitchforks. For the record, I think makeup is necessary. The philosophy I […]

Name-Based Racism and Discrimination is Real

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 Share on TumblrOne morning a few years ago, I went to my office early to get some work done. I heard a few recruiters across the room talking about an applicant from Atlanta. I wasn’t paying much attention, but you know how sometimes you just hear stuff because people are loud? Yeah, it was one […]

Are You An Online Bully? Probably. Here's Why...

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 Share on Tumblr By now, even casual sports fans have read about the bullying incident with the Miami Dolphins. It’s a terrible situation that, as more details emerge, only seems to get worse. In a nutshell, Richie Incognito, a lineman on the Dolphins, harassed his teammate, Jonathan Martin, with racial slurs and violent taunts over […]

Why We Shouldn’t Expect More from Jay-Z

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 Share on Tumblr  By now you’ve heard about the Barneys fiasco involving two young Black adults being stopped because they made pricey purchases that staff found crime-worthy. I won’t rehash that. I’m writing because of the public outcry for Jay-Z to opt out of his partnership/arrangement/situation/thing with the store. This would signal his (our) intolerance […]

How Black Sexuality is Viewed in America

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 Share on Tumblr   This picture is worth way more than 1,000 words. Last week, the above map was retweeted onto my TL.  It claims to show the most searched “sex terms” by region. Later in the week, Russell Simmons released a spoof of a sextape featuring Harriet Tubman.  Most people who’ve viewed the tape […]

What Black Twitter's Response to the Harriet Tubman Sex Tape Means in the Bigger Picture

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 Share on Tumblr By now, you’ve probably heard about the Harriet Tubman Sex Tape. If you haven’t, well, here ya go: I will say it was a failed attempt at humor. Probably one of the biggest fails I’ve ever seen on the Internet. I mean, they took an iconic figure in our history and tried […]