September 2019

does jay-z need a lobotomy?

By |2019-10-04T17:07:07-04:00September 15th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I have loved Jay-Z, and I have appreciated and applauded his growth over decades. I have all his CDs. I have paid to watch him perform live. I have stanned [...]

March 2017

the elusivity of whites and privilege

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A few weeks ago, a clueless white chick--sadly, a former middle and high school classmate of mine--felt the need to apologize to me for her being born white and my [...]

November 2016

the conundrum of bridget jones’s baby

By |2019-10-04T17:07:07-04:00November 1st, 2016|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The concept of the movie Bridget Jones's Baby, released September 16 of this year, is problematic for several reasons. Walk with me. If Bridget Jones' was Briana Jenkins, a quirky [...]

August 2016

ryan lochte is the poster child for white privilege and dudebro shenanigans

By |2019-10-04T17:07:07-04:00August 19th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Troglodytic mentality. Those are just about the only two words I can think of that appropriately describe the oft pernicious behavior of dudebros, Ryan Lochte being the most recent offender. [...]