opinion

Tess Holliday Admits That Black Men Love Her, and We’re Like, And?

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Hey, guess what? It’s 1992 and it’s cool to be a White girl who gets Black guy’s attention. Except it’s not. Unless, of course, you’re Tess Holiday and you’re telling magazines in 2015 that “Black men love me.” A fact the “world’s first size 22...

Do Not Fall For T.I.’s Pro-Ambiguous Relationship Nonsense

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This past weekend I had a revelation of sorts that pretty much any time a woman starts gloating about a man she only refers to as “my boo” – as opposed to my boyfriend/partner/husband — there’s something fishy about the so-called relationship. On many occasion...

Does The Mom Who Left Her 8-Year-Old Son Alone For The Weekend Deserve A Pass?

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I hate to see minorities enter the justice system just as much as the next socially-conscious Black person, but sometimes being locked up does in fact fit the crime. And when it comes to a Suffolk, VA, mother who was arrested for leaving her 8-year-old...

Dear Congress: Cops Doing Positive Things In Our Communities Won’t Distract Us From Officers Continuing To Get Away With Murder

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This week, a story about Chicago police officers escorting young girls without fathers in their lives to a local daddy-daughter dance last Friday has been making it’s way across the internet. Included in the brief NBC Chicago report on the story was this quote from...