The Rihanna-Repeat: Meg Thee Stallion and The Black Female Role in Assassinating Black Male Character

The Rihanna-Repeat: Meg Thee Stallion and The Black Female Role in Assassinating Black Male Character

I’ll make this a short and sweet post, because I have little interest in discussing Tory Lanez or Meg Thee Stallion any more than I already have. Nevertheless, their contentious union betrays an important lesson for young black people.  I was a sophomore in college when the Rihanna-Chris Brown scenario went viral and changed both [...]

The Soulz of Black Folk Spotlight Series: Artist/Academic Ajuan Mance and 1001 Black Men

The Soulz of Black Folk Spotlight Series: Artist/Academic Ajuan Mance and 1001 Black Men

Almost six years ago, a twenty-four year old African displaced in New York, jumped on a plane and moved to California for graduate school. She sat nervously at a departmental orientation, listening to professors introduce themselves. Afterwards, she walked alone on campus giving herself an unofficial tour. While acquainting herself with what would become her [...]

What I Love About Black Men

What I Love About Black Men

A shared history We may not have physically been there to witness the erection of the pyramids or the sphinx, but we hold hands across time to a shared greatness. This connection yields  a paramount and pivotal shared experience that runs deeper than the shallowness of present attraction. The Lips With lips full like the [...]