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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.

Stuff Black Bloggers Say

Let’s be honest, we can’t get away from it.  We’ll probably be dealing with the fad until at least the end of the month.  If you guys follow me on Twitter, @DrJayJack, you know that I despise trending topics.  I only get involved with a trending topic every once in a while, just to show […]

The Eradication of The Angry Black Man

**On a plane at Washington DC’s Reagan Airport** Flight Attendant: Sir, we are about to take off. Mr. Black Man: OK. Flight Attendant: Well, you are on your laptop. Mr. Black Man: OK … Flight Attendant: Well, sir. You have to turn your laptop off and put up your tray table. Mr. Black Man: All […]

Don’t judge me!

One of my favorite sayings growing up was “Those who live in glass houses should not throw stones”. I think this is one of the realest sayings ever, because we do it on a regular basis. As a society, we judge quickly, although we may have similar or greater flaws than “the accused”. While I […]

Your Name Is What? That’s a Fail.

***** Admin Note ***** As a few of you know, I am currently attempting to rent out a Condo in the Maryland Suburbs of DC (Largo/Upper Marlboro). It’s a 2 bed/ 2 bath and I need $1600.  Walking distance to the metro, and gated community.  If you are seriously interested, or know someone who is, […]

Who you callin a ho?!

Ladies and Gentlemen, I have to take a stand. In the last two weeks, various female friends (yes friends) have levied accusations upon me that I must address. They persecuted me, insulted me, and done called me out my name. They called me that garden tool that no one in a metropolitan city has probably […]

Rantings of an SBM

Its Friday yet again … time for me to let some things off my chest. Work is killing me … I think my health is deteriorating again. There was this project, I thought “Hey … this project will run about a month, and it will look really good if I manage it … so what […]