12 Fictional Characters With Questionable Morals Who I’d Rather Have As President of the United States
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12 Fictional Characters With Questionable Morals Who I’d Rather Have As President of the United States

Lovers of the Zoo. It’s been awhile. The last time I wrote here, we did not yet have an Unstable Orange™ as the next president. Lucifer Swift™ was still underground and not out in the open, conspiring to make a “hip-hop” album with Supreme Light Skinnnedt™ Drake. And I could have sworn Ghost in the … Continue reading

“Two Birds, One Stone”: The Stigmatization of Mental Illness In The Black Community
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“Two Birds, One Stone”: The Stigmatization of Mental Illness In The Black Community

During this past weekend, as if the week did not contain enough tomfoolery and fuckery, the weekend gave way more. Not only did Amy “I Am Racist and Untalented as Fuck” Schumer decide to once again be offensive to all five of our collective senses by releasing a “parody’ of “Formation”, but Drake went full … Continue reading

The Power of Black Feminism Compels You: Why You Should Put Some Respeck On Our Names
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The Power of Black Feminism Compels You: Why You Should Put Some Respeck On Our Names

Nate Parker’s Magnum Opus has flopped. Hoteps, rape apologists, race-first ideology subscribers and Roland Martin are blaming Black feminists for it. But you know what? I’m not even mad. In fact, I am so gleeful as I write these words. Reckless ass articles are being written and published with less than an ounce of respectable … Continue reading

Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the Curious Case of the “Do Just Enough” White Liberal
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the Curious Case of the “Do Just Enough” White Liberal

Well. It finally happened. Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the premier White fave™ of many, showed her entire White ass. Still, despite how that GIF above might come across, I can’t say I’m shocked. In fact, I’m not really shocked at all. Sure. I had moments where I voiced support for some of her statements. I even … Continue reading

Racism in Media and Fandom: #AAIronFist Solidarity Exposes the Underbelly of White Supremacy
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Racism in Media and Fandom: #AAIronFist Solidarity Exposes the Underbelly of White Supremacy

This weekend, I witnessed an interesting phenomenon. Well, not so much as interesting as it is old. To explain, several of my colleagues saw their mentions go up in flames after revisiting the issue of #AAIronFist. Part of the reason the tag reemerged was because of the revelation that Lewis Tan—who will be playing Zhou … Continue reading

With ‘Luke Cage’, Marvel Finally Does Right By Black Women
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With ‘Luke Cage’, Marvel Finally Does Right By Black Women

In 2008, the Nerd Game™ changed forever when Iron Man dropped out of the sky like some fire ass Wu-Tang Clan joint (shout-out to the other, other Iron Man, Ghostface Killah). It’s been eight years since that happened. And in those eight years, the Marvel Cinematic Universe has managed to morph into a robust and … Continue reading

For Colored Girls Who Are Tired of Lena Dunham When Her Racism Is Enuf
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For Colored Girls Who Are Tired of Lena Dunham When Her Racism Is Enuf

I debated over what I would name this piece for a minute. Should I dedicate this to “colored girls” (Black women and Black feminists) since we’ve been battling “Lena Dunhams” since the beginning of time? Or should I dedicate this to the Black men Lena Dunham maligned, who, historically, have been killed because of the … Continue reading