This was the topic of conversation in a live debate I watched on Huffington Post, and the short answer is yes. But the bigger responsibility must come from the everyday man and woman. Charity begins at home. Until our communities collectively and consistently promote education, exposure, freedom of thought, self-esteem, and all of the other foundational tools … Continue reading Do Powerful Minorities Have a Duty to Give Back?
Despite the fact that I’m a magazine editor and a long time fashion bible fan, it was my sister who turned me on to Helen Gurley Brown less than 10 years ago. I subsequently went out and found a perfectly preserved copy of her best seller Sex and the Single Girl, with get this, her autograph inside. I … Continue reading R I P Helen Gurley Brown
Bey sends a glowing recommendation to First Lady Michelle Obama. Lucky for Barack, that’s his wife, no? LOL
This web series kills me. It’s sad that misunderstandings and disrespect this ridiculous are still common, but this truthful portrayal is frickin’ hilarious. Creator Kim Williams is seriously talented. Complicated and talented.
It’s amazing what you can find on YouTube. Cornel West is trying hard to bring some brains to this gathering. LOL I met him once outside the Knickerbocker Hotel. My sister and I were having a drink and he was walking by. I ran out and shook his hand. He seemed happy. He was wearing a … Continue reading Hip Hop and Politics
There is a reason that sarcasm will never, in my opinion, go out of style. That reason is, other people’s obliviousness. Whether it’s rooted in selfishness, unawareness, idiocy or sheer bloody mindedness, sarcasm is really the only logical response to certain situations. For instance, I am an editor, a journalist. I have been my entire … Continue reading I’m Too Old to Work For Free
If you had any doubt that James’ Fifty Shades of Grey has had a profound impact not only on the erotic romance genre, but popular culture in general, look no further than the rope bondage in Usher’s latest video Lemme See.