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

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Tweet 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 to turn […]

What’s in it for Me: Black Men Avoid Marriage Longer than Every Other Race

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Tweet On a prior post, It’s Ok to Be Superficial, an interesting comment thread transpired on why marriage occurs so late in the black community. I thought it was interesting and needed minimal context for everyone to follow along. I’ve selected certain excerpts from the 12-reply comment thread as follows: Wildflower: I don’t think men […]

Did Chris Rock Tell the Wrong Jokes to the White Audience?

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Tweet By now, you’ve probably seen or heard Chris Rock’s “Message for White Voters” video that aired on the Jimmy Kimmel show last week. I know. The election’s over and you’re physically and mentally exhausted from hearing about polls, pundits, predictions and public service announcements. You don’t wanna hear another approved message until 2016. I’m […]

Living in a Bubble: A Conversation on Culture

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Tweet “You don’t know who Prince is?” Jonathan asked. Tania tilted her head before replying. “I’ve heard of him. I don’t know any of his songs.” I chimed in and would lead the conversation the rest of the way. “How old are you again?” “24″ “You never heard Purple Rain?” “Nope.” Jonathan and I laughed. […]