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[4 Mar 2009 | 2 Comments | ]

You guy send me so much stuff that it’s time to empty the coffer this week.

This video was submitted by Miriam.
Black folks have officially run out of things to praise the Lord around. They are really breaking down …

Reader Submissions, Spot Blowing, Yipes! »

[28 Aug 2008 | 7 Comments | ]

While I’m on jury duty, we get a lunch break and there is a cafeteria in the court house. So, I’m getting on the elevator after lunch, back up to the courtroom. Ahead of me, a woman is mumbling to

Long Live the Colored Race!, Music, Our Shame, Reader Submissions »

[7 Jul 2008 | 5 Comments | ]

Remember how Nas’s latest album was originally called Nigger? You’ll learn in a moment why that would have been redundant. Submitter Ginneh says that the geekishly clever “Fried Chicken,” featuring Busta Rhymes sounds like a song that I’d make …

Our Shame, Reader Submissions »

[25 Apr 2008 | 8 Comments | ]

“I was at Rite Aid and this dude said to his friend ‘Fam you wanna get that? Its on sale.’ talking about some Blistex. His friend was like ‘Man, im from the hood, dog, if my lips gonna be white,

Dating, Reader Submissions, What the Eff? »

[18 Jan 2008 | 7 Comments | ]

It seems as though the world has caught on to my spot blowing tendencies, so messages from weirdos have been in short supply. Fortunately, I’ve rubbed off on my dear friend Emily, who received this craziness on Facebook:

I …

Reader Submissions »

[13 Sep 2007 | 6 Comments | ]

I was in line behind this dude with do-rag in corner store and his lady had on these white stretch jeans and house slippers! Here’s the craziness they were talking about:

Woman to Man: “That’s because you ain’t give me …

Black C-Listers, Reader Submissions »

[23 Aug 2007 | 3 Comments | ]

From Aaliyah “Oxygen Chest” Williams:

so, i promise i’m telling the truth, the whole truth, so help me GOD.

yesterday, i’m in nordstrom’s looking for an outfit for my boss for a photo shoot that she’s in to celebrate her …

Reader Submissions »

[19 Jul 2007 | 11 Comments | ]


“Black girl #1: … And you know white girls don’t wear no panties!

Black girl #2: I don’t wear panties either… I mean, I do when I go out, but when I’m at home my labias be swingin‘.…

Reader Submissions »

[20 Jun 2007 | 2 Comments | ]

“What Would Thembi Do?”

Ginneh “The Pot Sweetener” Akbar

I would show up like that lady, played by the same actress who played Pearl Shay on 227, who was crying all crazy and wild at Fishbone’s funeral on …

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[17 Jun 2007 | No Comment | ]

“I was just watching 106 & park to catch up on my nigga culture and after the freestyle battle this kid gave a shout out to a penetentiary. Wtf?? What would Thembi do?”

– Aaliyah “Oxygen Chest” Williams

First, I …