Friday, March 22, 2019

Are Black Parents Supportive (Enough)?

September 16, 2013 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( I went home to Columbus, Ohio this past weekend and learned a little more about my hometown. You see, I went to a high school football game with my friend to support her little brother. Let me paint the picture for you: Team 1: Suburbia Team 2: Inner-city The game was at home […]

Beyonce’s New Haircut Causes a Frenzy.

August 9, 2013 by  
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Tweet ( Yesterday Beyonce unveiled her new hairdo on instagram—a short blonde pixie cut. And, of course as with everything Beyonce does, the world went crazy. Peoples’ reactions were a mix of praise, shock and disappointment, which is truly saddening even as I write this. Twitter had a #beyhairheadlines hashtag where a slew of people […]

Fruitvale Station Director; Why Ryan Coogler is the Perfect Example for Young Black Men.

August 7, 2013 by  
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Tweet ( Last weekend I saw the award-winning movie “Fruitvale Station.” For anyone not familiar, the film is about the last 24 hours of Oscar Grant’s life, a 22-year-old black male who was shot and killed by a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) police officer in the early morning of January 1, 2009. The director […]

Juror B29 Says Zimmerman Got Away with Murder.

July 26, 2013 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( This entire Trayvon Martin-George Zimmerman case is really getting out of hand. I just came across this Yahoo news article entitled, “George Zimmerman Juror Says He ‘Got Away With Murder.’” This immediately caught my attention like excuse me? Yet, as I’m reading through the story, I’m wondering, “Is the aftermath of this verdict […]

Did Meagan Good’s Dress Shed Light on Judgmental Christians?

July 10, 2013 by  
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Tweet ( I don’t watch the BET Awards, but even I heard about the backlash Meagan Good received for her dress of choice that night. Everywhere I turned it seemed like this “scandal” was being talked about, so I looked up the dress for myself. My thoughts? The color is beautiful, but overall, the dress […]

The Trayvon Martin Case: Lack of Outrage about Black-on-Black Crime Claim is Invalid.

July 1, 2013 by  
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Tweet ( Anyone who isn’t living under a rock knows that this past week, coverage of the George Zimmerman trial flooded almost every news outlet. Almost every outlet had analysts and commentators who freely offered their opinions on the case; don’t worry, you won’t be reading another one today—at least not on the guilty-versus-innocent debate. […]

Paula Deen Using the N-word: Should Blacks Truly be Upset?

June 24, 2013 by  
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Tweet ( Prominent chef Paula Deen got herself into some trouble recently. Well, you can replace the some with a whole bunch because now the Food Network has cancelled her show. Here’s the skinny: A former manager at Paula’s Savannah restaurants is suing the famous chef and her brother for alleged sexual and racial harassment. […]

The Disrespect Behind Kanye West’s “Yeezus”.

June 18, 2013 by  
Filed under Christian Talk, Ent., Music, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Kanye West’s new album “Yeezus” comes out today (June 18). Because it was leaked awhile back, many people have already heard the new music and offered up their reviews. I’ve read everything from narcissistic and wildly experimental to “it’s pure genius” and bringing “real” hip hop music back. I want to bypass another […]

Christians and Reality Tv.

June 6, 2013 by  
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Tweet ( I came across an article in The Christian Post that talked about a new reality TV show coming out soon: “Preachers of L.A.” Apparently (via a press release from Oxygen), the new show is supposed to: “…give viewers a candid and revealing look at six boldly different and world renowned mega-pastors in Southern California, […]

Our Writers

December 10, 2010 by  
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Tweet   Editor/Publisher; Calvin T. Adams ||| Associate Editor; Christian Starr Music Editor; Brad Washington   Contributing Writer: Dr. Boyce Watkins Official Website; Contributing Writer: Shala Marks Official Website; Contributing Writer: Reggie Legend Official Website; Contributing Writer: Amber Ogden Official Website; Contributing Writer: William D. Jackson Official Website; Contributing Writer: Earl Ofari Hutchinson Official Website; […]

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