Drop the needle at 1:30: Seriously, I don’t know how this video will go over with Ray Ray’s core audience of black women. And I’m at a loss as to why he’s made such an obvious choice to highlight white … Continue reading
I’ve often said to folks that the biggest thing holding black folks back was not racism or white supremacist thought, but the degree to which we have collectively internalized racism and white supremacist thought. There is a difference. In most … Continue reading
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My thoughts on why Beyonce Knowles is annoying.
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