White girls and hoop earrings, “Cash Me Outside” Girl and the list goes on. The appropriation of Black culture is at an all time high.
Before you bust out the champagne to celebrate, I offer you this to consider on the resignation of Milo Yiannopoulos from Breitbart.
I had decided earlier in the week not to attend my city’s Women’s March. My reasoning was simple. You can’t spend 8 years idolizing First Lady Michelle Obama and then forget about her sisters. I took one look at the list of scheduled speakers and couldn’t help but notice the lack of Black women speakers. To put it more clearly–there were more men scheduled to speak at the Los Angeles Women’s March than Black women.
Steve Harvey is just another in a long line of largely irrelevant Negros being used to represent Blacks in America to white folks. Yes—you read that exactly right. The announcement of Harvey working with Trump caused a collective laughter in Black households to be sent from one end of the country to the other—and that’s a not a good thing.
Well known civil rights defense attorney and fiery radio host Nana Gyamfi caused quite a ruckus on Los Angeles airwaves Wednesday morning.
I am morally opposed to the death penalty—even for crimes as vile as self-avowed white supremacist Dylann Roof’s. That said, if Roof’s crimes merit punishment by death then so should similar crimes committed by gang members.