Dear Ms. Janet: It Is That Deep
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Dear Ms. Janet: It Is That Deep

Yesterday, Janet Hubert “clapped back” at and “read” Jada Pinkett-Smith on her call-out of the Oscar and her calls to boycott. Because this video was coming from Janet Hubert and because she forever has a place in my heart as the OG Aunt Viv aka Dark-Skinned Aunt Viv, I wanted to “YASSSSSSS” at this video. … Continue reading

‘Chiraq’ Makes Me Uncomfortable and It Should Make You Uncomfortable Too
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‘Chiraq’ Makes Me Uncomfortable and It Should Make You Uncomfortable Too

By now, you have probably seen the trailer for Chiraq, as it was trending for the hottest of minutes yesterday night. That said, just in case you haven’t, I got your back: Trailer aside, after viewing it a couple of times, I’ve gotta say: I don’t think I’m entirely okay with this. And you probably … Continue reading

The Thicke Black Line: A Black Man’s Perspective on the Clear Schism Between Black and White Feminism
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The Thicke Black Line: A Black Man’s Perspective on the Clear Schism Between Black and White Feminism

(previously published on nerdhenshinlovegogo.wordpress.com by Howard Tyrone Smith II) As a Black man, I’ve seen a good portion of the Black experience. But it’s the fact that I was raised by a highly matriarchal family, along with being raised by a father that was as well, that helped me understand (to a degree) the plight of … Continue reading