Note: This is not a dig on the life of Aaliyah Dana Haughton. With all that she went through in her short life, the re-release of her last album (Aaliyah), … Continue reading 28 DAYS OF BLACKNESS: What About Aaliyah?
The director Steve McQueen is letting have on whiteness, Candyman got a whole resurgence, Sheng Chi about to be a whole blockbuster, and it was a just now a year … Continue reading RUNITBACK FRIDAY-09/10/2021
Chile, where do I begin! Malcolm & Marie are stressing the culture out, Ms. Marie Wells passed away, old racists are still being old racists, NeNe Leaks got dropped by … Continue reading RUNITBACK FRIDAY-02/12/2021
Watch 42 staring, Chadwick Boseman. And then watch Ken Burns’ documentary BASEBALL. Then watch SOUL OF THE GAME. I am a baseball fan. I can’t tell exactly how I became … Continue reading 28 Days Of Blackness: For Satchel, Jackie & Josh–Bringing The Negro Leagues Into The Mainstream
I have been thinking alot this week about family. I have been thinking about the family we create, get born into and the family want. These sometimes are not all … Continue reading We Are Family (Part 2)-Stop Putting The Kids Out!
This week tired my 4C curls! Little Richard has found out ‘If you keep’a knockin, and you can’t come in’ don’t apply to Heaven’s door, Betty Wright is gone, folk … Continue reading RUNITBACK FRIDAY 05/15/2020
Fred Hampton would be 72 this year. In dying at 21 (read: murdered by the Chicago Police Department), he was a seed. With his vision he was able to sway … Continue reading 28 (29) Days Of Blackness: Being Like Fred Hampton
I know that Kev OnStage is an innanet sensation and adds more sweetness to this pound cake known as Black culture. I know you all are familiar with his comedy, … Continue reading 28 (29) Days Of Blackness-Podcasts To Watch For: The Love Hour/Deadass
Jackie Robinson Day is Monday, April 15. This year marks 72 years since integration of Major League Baseball after the ‘Gentleman’s Agreement’ with the former commissioner of the MLB Kennesaw … Continue reading Why #42 Is More Than Just A Number: Let Me Tell You About Jack Robinson
I am a fan of Feminista Jones! I love her wit, her intelligence and all her affirming Black Girl Magic. When I found out through social media (thank you, Twitter!) … Continue reading March 2019 Book Review-RECLAIMING OUR SPACE: How Black Feminists Are Changing The World From the Tweets To The Streets