Open Thread

Does This Riri Williams Marvel Cover Bother You Too?

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When we first heard Marvel’s New Iron Man was going to be a black woman we were thrilled. The comic book franchise named Riri Williams a 15-year-old science genius enrolled at MIT, its newest character, and this was the artwork depicting her. Brown skin and a...

Should Clarence Thomas Be Included in The National Museum of African American History and Culture?

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Although Judge Clarence Thomas has been a supreme court justice for 25 years, his presence is notably missing from the new National Museum of African American History and Culture. And there’s one conservative group who wants to change that. StandUnited website has launched a petition calling for...

Open Thread: What’s Your Favorite Tommy Moment From “Martin”?

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Yesterday we were extremely saddened to learn that Tommy Mikal Ford, better known as Tommy  Strong from Martin, passed away at the age of 52. Tommy was admitted to a hospital in Atlanta Sunday for a ruptured abdominal aneurysm and his health declined from that day on,...

Open Thread: Should Clarence Thomas Have Been Included In The African American Museum?

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It’s nearly impossible to mention Clarence Thomas without Anita Hill, and that’s even true for the new National Museum of African American History and Culture. According to Circa.com, “The new Smithsonian National Museum of African-American History and Culture treats conservative Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas...

Open Thread: Do You Think This Is An Appropriate “Wedding Day” Photo

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A photo is currently making rounds on Twitter after a newlywed couple shared a photo of the groom grabbing his wife’s butt on their wedding day. I had this crush on this girl that sat behind me in biology 6 years ago, today I married...

Open Thread: How Do You Feel About Lebron’s Comments On Colin Kaepernick?

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While he respects Kaepernick, he still thinks all lives matter.