Category Archives: Whites

I. HATE. WHITE. PEOPLE.

That’s right. I…HATE…WHITE…PEOPLE. I hate white people because they are racist. They always like to assume that we’re thugs and criminals. They treat us as if we’re inferior to them. They’re always trying to hold us back. They think we … Continue reading

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#DividedWeFall: How Some Blacks AND Whites Contribute

When I look at where we are now as a country, it deeply saddens me. If you think that as a black man, I’m saddened because of white people only, you’re wrong. And if you’re someone who thinks I’m saddened … Continue reading

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#DEARBLACKPEOPLE…

First of all, as you can see from the picture, I am a black man. I will be 37 years old next month. A little while ago, I stumbled onto a series of “Dear White People” statements. Here are a … Continue reading

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#OldNavy: Mad About the Interracial Couple In Ad? Here Is Why Nobody Cares

  Many, many years ago, I saw someone on television take a set of toothpicks and place them on a table. He picked up one toothpick and snapped it in half with the greatest of ease. Then, he took a … Continue reading

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Black Folks, Yes…We Still Have On Shackles. But White People Didn’t Put Them There

As a 36-year-old black man, whenever I hear someone reference slavery or use it as an analogy, it’s completely embarrassing. For one, because it’s a slap in the face to our ancestors. None of us were alive to have the … Continue reading

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#Oscars and “Lack” Of Diversity – Here Is What No One Is Talking About

There seems to be a lot of opinions about the Oscars and the perceived lack of diversity. However, here is something no one seems to want to talk about. I will preface this by saying that I am a black … Continue reading

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#OscarsSoWhite: As a Black Aspiring Screenwriter, Why I Find This Hashtag Embarrassing

Call me crazy. Call me naïve. I’ve been married for almost 17 years and my wife is white, so I’ve been called much worse, especially from those in the black community when I don’t say something they want to hear … Continue reading

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Here Are a Few Reasons Why, As a Black Man, I Refuse To Get Bent Out of Shape About Every Potential Instance of Racism

Back when I was about seven or eight years old, I once went to the store with one of my relatives. My grandmother had just given me a dollar and some change, so of course, I wanted to go and … Continue reading

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