My sister sent me this picture in an email with the subject line: A little afternoon pick me up. I like how the bird is hitching a ride on the elephant’s bum, and the elephant dressed up in a hat for the journey. Continue reading A Little Afternoon Pick Me Up
I was feeling great about my fedora/coral metallic paw color when I saw these on Jayne Min’s blog… OK, I still think my metallic shade is on point, but next time this would be stellar!
OMG, I almost didn’t see this one. Hilarious. Can you say delusional, boys and girls?
This show kills me. Racey says: I realized I was the headline act, and I could hear my momma say, ‘Don’t be givin’ those people no free show!’ I love the soul train line. LOL
Life’s Good for Nas. He’s back with the new album, got the confessional hit-in-making going with Bye Baby about ex Kelis. Notable, in the end he says he would do it again, only next time it will be better because he will choose better. Also, notable, it’s not bash the ex into the ground music. There’s some sadness to it, reminiscing on the good times that just…ended. Nice.
I’ve often said, “Don’t talk to me about race – unless you plan to speak the truth,” and Ta-Nehisi Coates’ Fear of a Black President does exactly that. Coates illustrates vividly what I and so many others have said about President Obama: His color is holding him back. It is literally creating problems – and illustrating others … Continue reading Fear of a Black President
I much prefer editing others. Of course, as a writer, this is a poor attitude to take, but this morning I was suddenly oppressed by this inevitable truth – so I figured, f*$! it, deal. Now that’s off my chest, I feel it imperative to inflict, er, establish a few rules to ensure that my … Continue reading I Don’t Like Being Edited
Had a conversation last week about what black celebs should or should not be doing for others. My stance is charity begins at home. But Beyonce proves that one doesn’t need to stray far from one’s inherent gifts to contribute to the global conversation on activism.