“What’d You Expect?” – The dilemma when aggrandizing bull$#!+

You know….I’m tired.   Stupidity is tiresome.   No…I’m not stupid, but I internalize people and people are stupid so therefore I’m tired.   I didn’t watch the Republican National Convention last night because I knew that it would be a forlorn conglomerate of people who would consort to meeting at a Klu Klux Klan Read the full article…

Bend Over For The God Damn Cracker – A Slaughterhouse Fan Review of Our House

“Bend over for the god damn cracka, no vaseline…” – Ice Cube, Death Certificate(1990), “No Vaseline”   Ultimately, I wish someone would have warned me that Eminem had become the fifth member of Slaughter House. Or better yet, I wish I would have known that the album designed with the chyron of SlaughterHouse and “Our Read the full article…

Thoughts on Fear of a Black President

Ta-Nehisi Coates wrote what I found to be the best encapsulation of the tension that has come with being a Black president. Coates captured it all from the hope and sense of ownership to the disgust and frustration within our community as well as the reception of President Obama and what his blackness means outside Read the full article…

Everlasting Love

                    They say that anything worth having is worth sweating for Maybe even worth dying for Attacking more character defects than a cartoonist’s eraser Just so that what was causing grief can finally become deceased Dedicating endless hours to undoing the power that had caused the Read the full article…

Any Questions?

When did the turn occur? You know, “the turn”? That moment, when what was all good, became all fucked up. Who allowed this to happen? Why was it allowed to happen? Place those questions inside of any perspective and dig for the answers. Dig until the depths of your mind is filled with so much Read the full article…

The Declassified Files of the Sorority of Chemically Straightened Heads

The following is to be read carefully, then burned by curling iron.   I. By the time you are seven you will believe that you are ugly because your hair is bad.   This begins the initiation; you will know.   II. Soon after, you will be plucked; stolen from a random Saturday, carted to Read the full article…

Competition, Standards, And Barriers Of Entry

One of the easiest forms of gaining an edge in a competitive environment is to malign your competition. We see it in national campaigns for governmental offices as a custom. This practice drives many of the advertisements we are bombarded by in the form of taste test and product comparisons. A similar sort of form Read the full article…

Silencing Black Female Voices: The Difference Between Misandry & Critique

To say that I have an active twitter life would be an understatement as many of you who read my blog know. I use my twitter to address a lot of different topics and to critique politics and social interactions that deal with race, class, weight discrimination and gender. When talking about the African American Read the full article…

The Thin Vs. Fat Negative Dichotomy

As a fat woman who will never be thin, a fat woman with no desire to be thin, I often come across people who hate me for nothing but my size. To be a fat woman in America means to be invisible in many ways because of the social construction of beauty. When you carry Read the full article…

Finding Ebooks Online

  Step 0: Get virus protection. If you’re downloading anything from the internet you should have virus protection. It goes a long way towards protecting the life of your computer and everything on it.   Step 1: Figure out what you want to read and keep a list. I personally use Amazon’s wishlist to keep Read the full article…