A #Meaculpa (and Question) for Jake Tapper and a Touch of Irony

Lionel: Yeah man just once I’d like for you to talk to me like I’m Lionel Jefferson and not a representative of the whole black race. Mike: Oh C’mon Lionel I don’t do that. Lionel: Sure man what’s the first thing you say whenever I see you, something about the “black” problem right? Mike: C’mon … Continue reading A #Meaculpa (and Question) for Jake Tapper and a Touch of Irony

To NAACP Carlos Henriquez > Tim Scott & Mia Love

On Tuesday two historic events took place involving black running from office. In Utah a land where over 60% of the population is Mormon (a religion that has an ahem, interesting history with black Americans) elected Mia Love to congress. She becomes the first black republican woman ever elected to the house of representatives. Meanwhile … Continue reading To NAACP Carlos Henriquez > Tim Scott & Mia Love

Pieces of the Dream

by baldilocks I'm guilty of many things, but one is talking about race and Things Black too much. The reputational demise of public astrophysicist Neil Degrasse Tyson elicited a great deal of Schadenfreude, but it depressed me for one reason: I liked seeing a black person talk about something other than race, being black, or … Continue reading Pieces of the Dream