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“blackest ads” omission

In a recent Yourblackworld post, I listed three atrocious, over the top, black ads. However, as a Facebooker pointed out, I omitted the most atrocious of them all. Ladies and

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Air Jordan mania

I share my view in this conversation with Dr. Boyce Watkins. Ridiculous is an understatement.  

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“Pariah” and the new wave in black filmmaking

This is exactly what I mean when I say folks should leave Tyler Perry alone. If his movies fall flat for you, look elsewhere. There are filmmakers out there, all

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teddy riley sues members of blackstreet

This is sad, but it’s a cautionary tale more than anything else. Once the checks stop coming in, the players start fighting for scraps. Awhile back, I watched a CNBC

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all the single ladies

Up at Black Like Moi, the question being asked is if a woman can choose to abort a child, can a man choose not to pay? Or to put it

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on revelations that an H.I.V. positive Howard U. student knowingly had unprotected sex..

Up at YourBlackWorld, a conversation between Dr. Boyce Watkins and I. What do you think? What should be our reaction?

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let that beat rise

When he mumbled something about a “ghetto prophecy”, I choked back vomit. But then he let that beat rise, and I became an immediate fan. Watch the pen action.

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tyler perry’s ‘for better or worse’

My thoughts on Tyler Perry’s “For Better Or Worse” are up at Yourblackworld. As always, here’s a snippet: I’ve been a defender of Tyler Perry since his early years but

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A Quick Word on Penn State Students Rallying for Paterno

I guess the thing is, I just remember being a very aware student. Paterno could’ve paid my personal tuition and I still wouldn’t be rallying around him right now… but

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