Why Being The Only Black Person At Work Is Like Having Two Jobs At Once

Any black person who works in a predominantly white job environment likely knows exactly what I mean when I say: it's like working two jobs while only being paid for one form of labor. Of course, you won't find “microaggression suffrage pay” itemized on your check stub, but you can't help but feel owed that … Continue reading Why Being The Only Black Person At Work Is Like Having Two Jobs At Once

R Kelly And Why All Of Your “What-About-Ism” Questions Are Trash

Every time R Kelly finds himself back in the news and trending on social media (which is at least once or twice a year), black folk all over the web split off into two factions: those who believe wholeheartedly that he's guilty and celebrate his demise, and those who believe wholeheartedly that he's an innocent … Continue reading R Kelly And Why All Of Your “What-About-Ism” Questions Are Trash

Let’s Talk About White People’s Weird Obsession With Everybody Speaking English

Meet Megan Lee Neely, an assistant professor of biostatistics at Duke University. Over the weekend Neely resigned as director of graduate studies for biostatistics majors at the amid outrage after she sent an email on Friday in which she warned first- and second-year graduate students to only speak English  on campus or face “unintended consequences.” … Continue reading Let’s Talk About White People’s Weird Obsession With Everybody Speaking English

The MAGA Kids Are Still Racist Assholes, Here’s Why

When's the last time you opened the comment section of a Worldstar or YouTube video depicting black kids fighting, shouting or otherwise causing a ruckus and witnessed a plethora of people wondering what happened before the camera started rolling? How many people, in general, do you ever see earnestly seeking further context and back story … Continue reading The MAGA Kids Are Still Racist Assholes, Here’s Why

Family Poses With Guns To Spite Gillette, And I Have Questions

So, by now everyone has seen Gillette's new ad challenging men to do better and the subsequent reaction from many men generally saying, "Nah, fuck all that!" While many of us reasonable people saw a simple ad suggesting men should stop harassing women in the street, online and in the workplace, stop the bullying and … Continue reading Family Poses With Guns To Spite Gillette, And I Have Questions

The Truth About “Free Thinker” Black Conservatives

Is there another group out there with bigger delusions of grandeur than black conservatives? It seems like ever since Candace “Blexit” Owens got her head all hyped up by Kanye “Slavery Was a Choice” West and their “free thinker” mantra was born, black right-wingers have become emboldened to emerge from the shadows and declare themselves … Continue reading The Truth About “Free Thinker” Black Conservatives

N*gga, shuuuut uuuup!: Cosby defenders continue to not know what the f*ck they talkin’ bout

Welp, against all odds, it has finally happened: Bill Cosby's ass is going to jail. On Tuesday, the 81 year old comedy icon was sentenced to 3 to 10 years in state prison for the sexual assault of Andrea Constand, just one of his nearly 3 dozen accusers. A judge has  named America's black sitcom dad … Continue reading N*gga, shuuuut uuuup!: Cosby defenders continue to not know what the f*ck they talkin’ bout

For the last time: I don’t give a f*** about the mental Illnesses Of White Terrorists

Do you remember in 2013 when “Boston bomber” Jahar Tsarnaev was depicted on a Rolling Stones magazine cover looking like the next teen heartthrob and pop sensation? Do you remember how appalled conservative white America was to see a Muslim terrorist, who set off two homemade bombs outside the annual Boston Marathon, killing 3 and … Continue reading For the last time: I don’t give a f*** about the mental Illnesses Of White Terrorists