7 Things I Learned From Shameless, Girls and House of Lies


Tweet I don’t expect anyone to have noticed my absence from the internet over the last few days. This week for the most part, I’ve been on a deathbed. It may have had something to do with being in Syracuse last weekend to watch my alma mater beat Duke (Go Orange!) or it may have […]

How Do Black Women Really Feel About Interracial Dating? [Video]

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Tweet If there are any rules that we pay close attention to and are sure to follow it’s the Man Code. Now, man code says that it’s a big no-no to ever bring your lady to the barbershop with you. There’s man-talk going on and it’s no place for a lady. Further complicating this is […]

10 Questions About Kenan Thompson's Comments on Black Women in Comedy

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Tweet So yesterday there was a firestorm about Kenan Thompson saying there isn’t a Black woman on SNL because there hasn’t been one good enough to make it. As you can imagine, this sent the internet into a frenzy. Some commenting on how he isn’t funny enough to have this perspective. Others saying SNL needs to take […]

Revisited: Are Black Men Obsessed with Latinas?


Tweet About three years ago, I penned a piece on SBM titled, Are Black Men Obsessed with Latinas? Since today effectively ends Hispanic Heritage Month, I thought I would post it again with some thoughts three years removed. I want to note that since 2010, I really haven’t done any articles about Latinas because I […]

Study: 44% of Men Would Stop Seeing Women Who Never Pay for Dates

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Tweet When women debrief each other about their recent dates, one of the first questions that comes up is, “Did he pay?” Well, most men are still paying for dates, but wish women would pay sometimes too, according to a paper presented over the weekend at the American Sociological Association’s annual meeting in New York City. The ritual […]

George Zimmerman's Not Guilty Verdict A Conviction Of Black Men in America


Tweet One winter day, when I was around 15-16 years old, my friends and I were walking home from a routine store run. We walked alongside Jamaica Avenue in broad daylight. The street was bustling with the usual weekend commotion of shopkeepers selling items, men howling at women for some love and affection, and children […]

A Shame: George Zimmerman Found Not Guilty

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Tweet The verdict is in: George Zimmerman has been found Not Guilty of Second Degree Murder in the Trayvon Martin case. If by chance you’re unfamiliar or need a refresher, here’s what you need to know: The fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin by George Zimmerman took place on the night of February 26, 2012, in Sanford, Florida. Trayvon […]

Disturbing Pictures Show White Folks #Trayvoning


Tweet I think I speak for all people, regardless of race, gender or class, when I say… Now I know, i’m not the only one who wonders if this is real or not. I’m just a bit skeptical that people are this ignorant. However, I realize that the current state of racism in our country […]

Is Father’s Day Really Overlooked?


Tweet In about two weeks we’ll celebrate Father’s Day. Personally, I’ve got a pretty awesome dad. I grew up in a very “odd” house. Just a quick synopsis, my parents were married, divorced, married and are now divorced again. Despite all of that, my father has always had a big impact on my life and […]

It’s Not About the Nail – It’s Not, It’s About A Man’s Need To Solve Her Problems


Tweet If you haven’t had a chance to see the Vimeo clip, “It’s not about the nail,” you’d be best to do that at your earliest convenience. I’ve watched it several times, each time I share it with someone I give it another view. It’s a short clip that basically focuses on, “I don’t want […]