After years of open adultery and a sex offense conviction, Camille Cosby is calling it quits and divorcing comic legend Bill Cosby. Radar Online is reporting that Camille Cosby left the couple’s Philadelphia mansion, leaving a pleading Bill Cosby alone. According to a source with the outlet, “He literally is home alone. She even took the staff with her!” Continue reading “Camille Cosby: Divorcing Bill Cosby”
Khalid Kamau, an Atlanta native, is one of a number of activists making the transition from street protest to political office: When he was sworn in as a city council member for the newly incorporated city of South Fulton, a suburban area outside of Atlanta, he wore a Black Lives Matter pin on his lapel and placed his hand on a copy of bell hooks’ Salvation.
For generations, African-American parents have borne a special burden in mentoring their teenage children as they begin driving, having to say, be calm and extra polite when stopped by the police, and do nothing unexpected that could get you killed. Continue reading “Lifesaving Lessons for Driving While Black”
We are living in a time in which the media has brought the appropriation, consumption and annihilation of Black and brown culture front and center. We are flooded as adults with such triggering imagery and conversation, but one thing we continuously fail to address is how it’s affecting the most vulnerable and inquisitive audience: our children. Continue reading “A YOUNG BLACK GIRL BREAKS DOWN RACISM AND GENTRIFICATION IN MUCH-NEEDED NEW SERIES”
Have you ever referred to someone or something as racist?
While many people shy away from using the word because of its incendiary nature, I use it a lot. A whole lot. My predilection for using the term is not because I think everything and everyone is racist. It’s that I want to normalize the word. Continue reading “10 Euphemisms For ‘Racist’ That Won’t Hurt White People’s Feelings”