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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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#StaceyDash: Thanks For Helping To Prove Why BET Will Always Be a Secondhand Network

By now, I don’t need to remind everyone of what actress Stacey Dash said. If you’re reading this, there’s a good chance you already know. If not, here is it again: “…we have to make up our minds. Either we … Continue reading

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BLACK FOLKS, When You Feel The Need To Call Me “Coon,” “House Nigger,” “Uncle Tom” or “Sellout,” When I Don’t Agree With You, That Shows YOUR Insecurities, Not Mine

No…that’s not me. Most NFL fans know that that’s Seattle Seahawks defensive back Richard Sherman. During a recent press conference, Sherman decided to speak up about the “Black Lives Matter” movement. Here is what he said: “…as a black man, … Continue reading

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As a Black Man, Why I Don’t Need Or Even Want “Black” This and That

Black Lives Matter. Black Entertainment Television. The NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People). The United Negro College Fund. I’m certainly not going to put down what these have meant to our community as I do understand that … Continue reading

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SELLOUT (Poem)

   I entered this world about mid-’79, A little after the series finale of “Good Times;” A child loving today and anxious for tomorrow, Never realizing there were “rules” I was supposed to follow. Inexcusable injustices our race suffers, no … Continue reading

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QUESTION: What Is The Biggest Threat To The Black Community? ANSWER: The Black Community

The truth hurts.  It doesn’t make it any less true.  Some of us are strong enough to handle the truth about ourselves and others are not. At the same, time many of us dodge the truth about ourselves while continuing … 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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