“It’s time for women. Equal means equal. The truth is the older women get, the less money they make. The highest percentage of children living in poverty are in female-headed households. It’s inexcusable that we go around the world and we talk about equal rights for women in other countries and we don’t…..It’s time for…… Continue reading So, About That Wage Gap…..
Why are you so bothered by my existence? Why The more I love me The more you hate me for it The more I succeed The more you want to see me fail My kinky hair My broad nose My thick lips My beautiful Amazing Enchanting Melanin-rich skin Pisses You Off Why Must every statement…… Continue reading Black Dopeness: A Poetic Piece of Prose
It’s always fascinating to see how quickly blame shifts. As soon as there is an opportunity to point and say “Well look at what they did,” the weak and irresponsible pounce. It’s like with my kids. My son will do something wrong to my daughter and get in trouble but as soon as he finds…… Continue reading Cop Killers vs. Killer Cops
In today’s world where things like Bitch Media thrive and are seen as a source of unity and empowerment amongst women, it just tickles me pink that people insist that Black people stop using the word nigga. Piers Morgan posted a piece Monday suggesting that it is up to Black people to end the use of…… Continue reading Nigga, Nigger, N-Word
In honor of Throwback Thursday, I thought I’d post a blog I wrote back in 2010 on my first personal blog. It’s still relevant today so enjoy. I might make this a weekly thing. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Christopher takes his 3-year-old son CJ to the park. He watches his little boy run around, slide down the slide,…… Continue reading Man Up Little Boy – Throwback Thursday
So I guess today is Columbus Day. It says so on my calendar and it’s trending on Twitter. But a new trend is starting that replaces Columbus Day with Indigenous People’s Day and it’s starting to stir the pot. There have always been people opposed to Columbus Day; most Natives and anyone with any kind…… Continue reading 5 People Named Chris(topher) Who Did More For America Than Columbus
I recently joined a group at work that is focused on diversity and inclusion. We’re basically trying to work out the kinks in our system as they relate to our diversity and inclusion plan. During last week’s meeting we were discussing some things that we think are problematic. I brought up an incident that had…… Continue reading A Friendly Guide to Hair-Touching