This week the nation recovered from what could only be described as a non-event, when Kanye West walked up to the stage during Beck’s acceptance speech for winning the Grammy Award for Album of the Year. Kanye thought better about it and returned to his seat. Still, the rest of the world went apeshit. Mr.
It was HOMICIDE. That was the principle finding by the New York Medical Examiner in the Eric Garner police brutality case. On Friday, news broke that the illegal chokehold used on Mr. Garner during his arrest, was directly responsible for his death. It was murder. It was a lynching. And now, we wait to see
This week we learned that black Hollywood is just as guilty of perpetuating negative images. If you haven’t seen the now infamous NWA movie casting call, here it is: See all that Tyler Perry hate is terribly misplaced. It’s not just that black women (whom are already objectified and sexualized in hip-hop) are graded based