Trending Black

I don't have very many memories of my childhood. One of the few things I seem to remember very vividly are the colors and Afro-pride culture of the early 90's. Black people everywhere were rocking their Afro's and braids unapologetically, symbols of black unity alongside the colors of the African flag were all over clothes, … Continue reading Trending Black

The Kelly Connundrum

Unless you live under a rock, you've heard that the self-titled Pied Piper of R&B is in the spotlight once again for... you guessed it, accusations of sexual misconduct. Since 1994 there has been speculation over whether or not R. Kelly has been involved in inappropriate acts with minors beginning with the odd relationship between the … Continue reading The Kelly Connundrum

Black Women Wear The Mask — WriteSomeShit

Yesterday as I scrolled through Twitter, a video of a Black female police officer and a White subject sitting on the ground in handcuffs repeatedly found its way in my feed at least 5 times. I didn’t click the video because I was unsure of what I would see and didn’t know if I was… via … Continue reading Black Women Wear The Mask — WriteSomeShit

Hold the damn phone…

...unless it's one you've picked up from Black and Blue, if that's the case drop that phone like it's hot. Because, well... It is! For those of you who may not know who or what the hell I'm talking about, I'm referencing the main characters of the 1998 film, I Got The Hook Up. As the … Continue reading Hold the damn phone…

Black Tax

Urban dictionary defines black tax as the extra money that middle class black people are expected to give every month to support their less fortunate or less accomplished family, even to the detriment of their own household.  It is also defined as, the notion that black people have to work and perform regular tasks twice as … Continue reading Black Tax