I’m Behind Enemy Lines, Dog!
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. It’s very calm, warm, and safe here – no problems with customs or any funny looks in the streets. The randomness? Between last night and right now, multiple UPN sitcoms and the movies Juice and I’m Gonna Git You Sucka have come on, all subtitled in Arabic. I can’t even get this much black entertainment at home! We pretty much knew that the whole world probably knows Michael Jackson and Oprah, but can the word “nigga” and its accompanying black buffoonery even be translated? Just further proof that we are the most underappreciated yet beloved culture in the world. And this is what they see: