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On America & Confronting Racism: Sometimes Leaving is the Answer

About three years ago, I wrote an article titled “Goodbye to my American Dream” detailing the difficult decision I made right after graduating college to leave the United States of America to return to my country of birth, Trinidad and Tobago, because of racism. The...

Open Thread: Do You Care Whether Or Not A Black Man Won’t Date A Black Woman?

Black men choosing not to date black women is nothing new. We hear it all the time. Still, it’s a stretch to say this is some sort of twisted epidemic because in reality – it isn’t. The fact that the separatist click bait/fire starter is...

Ava DuVernay Directs Short Film In Honor Of National African American History Museum

According to Deadline, Ava DuVernay has been working on a short film set to debut this Saturday but it won’t be coming to a movie theater near you. It was actually commissioned as an “orientation film” by the Smithsonian’s new National Museum Of African American History...

David Simon, Creator Of “The Wire” Tweets The N Word, Doesn’t Get A Pass

David Simon, Writer/Producer of one of HBO’s most popular series’, The Wire, put his foot in his mouth recently after using the n word to criticize conservative political commentator Sean Hannity. “Hannity my n—a!” Simon tweeted. “If they couldn’t get a Ta-Nehisi or Deray to...