The Black Man Chronicles, Part 1: Living Up to The Stereotypes

We’re shiftless, lazy, irresponsible people. I’m certain that there are at least a hundred other adjectives and adnouns used to describe the black man. You can find us see us out in the street hustling drugs, t-shirts, or even bottled water. We’ve also achieved the incomparable feat of occupying the most space in national jail and prison systems. It is said that we’ve fathered numerous children out of wedlock and that we have no intention of being committed to a monogamous relationship. Surely, that is what most of you think; and I’m certain that you have mounds of evidence to support your belief.

You Are Appreciated: A Letter to Black Women

Dear Ladies: I depend a lot on current events and hot topics to help put together the pieces that I write. A lot of inspiration I have comes from conversations with people. The second source of inspiration is probably from things going on in social media.  At the core of all of this are you […]

Four Reasons Why Men Should Manscape

Manscaping is sort of a new concept, I don’t think our Pops and Uncle’s were standing around speaking about shaving their pubes. However, this is SBM and we’re going to discuss it today. Here are my four reasons why every man should manscape: Grooming is Important Someone in the bible said it best “cleanliness is […]

Do Black Women Know How to Take a Compliment?

  A few days ago, I was watching Kanye West’s new music video; you know the softcore porno he shot with his wife and baby mama, Kim Kardashian? I hit up my homegirl on gchat and said, “I feel like doing a post about women over 30 who look damn good.” Now this was via […]

Revisited: Are Black Men Obsessed with Latinas?

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 thought […]

Street Harassment: Why are black men the main perpetrators?

Lately, a plight that I was largely unfamiliar with has dominated the discussion of many blogs and news sites: street harassment. As a man, I figured I was simply unfamiliar with street harassment, because it is largely perpetrated by men towards women. It’s also an activity I have not and do not participate in myself. […]

Where Are All The Good Men Hiding At?

There are a few things that really upset me. It’s assumptions that women make about men. They are blanket assumptions that are complete double standards because men never do the same to women. These assumptions typically show their ugly face in a conversation and good men tend to write off those women as hopeless, scorned […]

An Anonymous Black Man Explains Why He Prefers Non-Black Women

For amusement, I sometimes look at Craigslist ads. I fish through the Men Seeking Women section to read posts to see what some men are looking for in women.  There are many anatomically correct parts on full display in the attempt for hookups and many married men seeking a friend. Some posts are sad; others funny or desperate. […]

The Real Reason So Many Good Black Men Are Single

Relationship experts bloggers, and those alike seem to focus on the plight of the single woman. As it has been communicated time and time again, black women and their singleness is nobody’s fault but their own, after all it’s up to women to get chose right? Supposedly women are too aggressive, they’re confrontational, selfish, materialistic, along […]

43% of Black Men, 25% of Black Women Looking for Relationships

One of the most surprising findings of a new poll conducted on over 1,000 African-Americans shows that black single men were much more likely to say they’re looking for a long-term relationship than single black women. Professor Ivory Toldson, and regular parenting contributor, Dani Tucker weigh in on the poll’s results. Transcript MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: […]