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[28 May 2008 | 10 Comments | ]

I’m feeling pretty homesick today and really missing black “folks”. It’s not that I want to go to my parents house or even to my own crib back in Philly, it’s more the kind of homesickness that comes from the …

At Least They're Not Black..., Web Stuff, White People Dancing, White People Is Funny. »

[27 May 2008 | 12 Comments | ]

I’d like this kid to become the next YouTube star because he has all of the ingredients of internet fame. The desperately forced dancing. His delusionally self-impressed facial expressions and instructional commentary. That green shirt, which seems to be strangling …

Hip Hop Is Dead., Not Racist Cuz It's True., Our Shame, Random Nostalgia »

[18 May 2008 | 28 Comments | ]
The other day I made a joke to one of my coworkers about 40's and she had no idea what I was talking about. I always think really hard when someone doesn't get my jokes, and it made me realize that the 40-ounce beverage, and malt liquor in general, has somehow become a distinctly black phenomenon that is difficult for foreigners to fully grasp. But how did American black folks become the key market for consumption of this drink?

Long Live the Colored Race!, Not Racist Cuz It's True., Our Shame »

[15 May 2008 | 24 Comments | ]

After posting his “Man Laws,” AverageBro made a request for someone to answer with some “Girl Laws.” “Girls” play with dolls and whatnot, and even calling them “Blackgirl Laws”, as much as I tend to use that word for all …

Our Shame »

[14 May 2008 | 12 Comments | ]

Remember Latarian Milton, that little Milk Dud who stole his grandmother’s car? He is now officially the poster-child for the failure of the black family.

Woman Says Joyriding Grandson, 7, Beat Her Up


Milton’s grandmother, Vikkita Stratford, told WPBF …

Black Girl Adventure, Coonery, Long Live the Colored Race!, My Life, Travel »

[14 May 2008 | 4 Comments | ]

I was going to come back to the U.S. with this fabulous post about my trip and only then reveal where I’ve been. But after only 24 hours in the Persian Gulf, I have to share something with you all. …

Little People, What the Eff? »

[10 May 2008 | 4 Comments | ]

I wasn’t a blogger back in April of 2007 when this video, “Weng Weng Rap” was released as a YouTube meme, but it’s actually pretty hot in a “What The Eff?” sort of way. First of all, I absolutely adore …

Guest Post, Hip Hop Is Dead., Our Shame »

[9 May 2008 | 8 Comments | ]

AverageBro speaketh the truth. Since I tend to hang on his every word and I’m travelling, I’m thrilled to feature this guest post from him. It has a little in common with my classic The 7 Worst Things to Happen

My Life »

[7 May 2008 | 6 Comments | ]

Really, it never has been a joke for me. I think my dad took that photo of little Thembi in like 1981 and I still loves me some beach. No, I was not a sad child, those are just my …

Contest, Who is This? »

[2 May 2008 | 13 Comments | ]

When I lived in France I learned that the French love R&B. My white roommate had a Montell Jordan CD and played it often, and my lil’ Cameroonian boyfriend Francois had every single CD that R. Kelly has ever made …

Good Hair Gone Bad, News, Spot Blowing, What the Eff?, White People Is Funny., Yipes! »

[2 May 2008 | 3 Comments | ]

This has been a crazy week for me, so posting has been slow, but a few things have happened that have made me consider a new career as a psychic.

On March 20, I posted a video of Pauly Shore’s