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…

Meg Thee Stallion and the Falsification of Black Female Sexual Liberation

Against my better judgement, I watched some of Meg Thee Stallion’s virtual concert. Meg Thee Stallion may be what this artist calls herself, but I’m uncomfortable with the black woman and animal juxtaposition, so I will call Meg Thee Stallion Megan. While Megan appears authentic in her demeanor, her sexuality, the commodified core of her…

Why The Black Collective Must Cancel Celebrity Culture

Amidst the Democratic National Convention and scathing retaliatory videos from Donald Trump, is yet another wave of accusations against black men. This time the accusations fall on is R & B crooner Trey Songz and rapper Tory Lanez.  Before I continue, allow me to state that I know that we as people are imperfect. I…