r. kelly
We didn’t demand more for Aaliyah, Tiffany, Tracy, Patrice, the young woman on the sex tape and the other girls who never came forward.
scandal
As we approach the third season’s midpoint, I am quickly falling out of love with Olivia. In fact I’ve started calling her Olivia Nope.
saturday night live
kanye west
Famous black men who regularly engage in public displays of confidence irk simply because they’re not an acceptable face of blackness.
rihanna
“Pour It Up” could have been important. Instead, it’s a lazy attempt at being controversial.
singledom
I’ve noticed that my singleness does odd things to people.
feminism
But I'm going to do something about that.
twerk
"Twerking" isn’t new. Its ubiquity may seem sudden, but mainstream media's merely catching up to something that’s existed in black global culture for years.
twitter
I’d tweeted 43,011 times since September 2009 and its deduction from my daily routine caused noticeable changes.
in

Aug 19, 2013 at 6:00pm | 21 comments

diversity
I wish I could honestly say I'll never buy a designer item until things change, but that would be dishonest.
in

Aug 12, 2013 at 6:00pm | 70 comments