Issa Rae Prepares to Produce and Star in Remake of 90’s Classic “Set It Off”

News dropped Recently that Issa Rae will be producing and starring in a remake of the classic film “Set It Off”. The classic, directed by F. Gary Gray “Friday” “Law Abiding Citizen” “Straight Outta Compton” tugs at the heart strings and launched the acting careers on major levels for Jada Pinkett Smith, Queen Latifah, Vivica Fox, & Kimberly Elise. Rae is known for her comedic prowess and has a huge following from her hit HBO series “Insecure” but the hard hitting crime drama is a new arena & it would…

The Plausible Deniability of “Gorilla” Warfare: The Tragedy of Black Compromise in White Spaces

Thinking about the compromises black folks often make to adjust to spaces particularly in employment. I saw the video of the news anchor whose coworker compared him to a gorilla in the news story. Concerned more with not making waves by correcting her or calling her out on air.. he awkwardly agreed. Agreed with her comparing him to a gorilla– So as to not disrupt anything. So as to not infringe upon the sanctity of her ivory tower- the one where that “joke” was ok. On “KOCO” news station no…

Revolution and Chicken Sandwiches: Why Policing Black Joy is Toxic

Over the last few days- the last few weeks or so we have all been a part of witnessing a phenomenon. No- that phenomenon is not the Popeyes and Chick-fil-A chicken sandwich wars; but, that is a proximate cause of the conversation. The phenomenon is the power of black joy, black culture, and black influence and how that has manifested itself in the way these products have been discussed. There is an obvious correlation between the conversations in the social media universe and the $23 million in sales Popeyes has…

Video: Black Student Athlete Shai Werts Wrongful Cocaine Charges Dismissed when results Come Back as Bird Sh*t

According to WJCL ABC news: College Student And Quarterback Shai Werts was wrongfully charged with possession of cocaine charges after being stopped in South Carolina. The officers found a “white substance” on the hood of his car – They used a “field kit” to test the substance and they reported that it tested twice for cocaine. Werts denied the truth of this and told them the white substance was bird shit… today it was confirmed that the white substance on the car was indeed dried bird shit after a more…

IN SPITE OF OVERWHELMING MAJORITY OF MASS SHOOTINGS BY WHITE MALES FBI RANKS ‘BLACK IDENTITY EXTREMISTS’ BIGGER THREAT THAN WHITE DOMESTIC TERRORISTS and AL QAEDA: LEAKED DOCUMENTS

Leaked documents first shared by The Young Turks – revealed that the FBI under Donald Trump has identified and prioritized “Black Identity Extremists” and “animal rights activists” as more dangerous threats to the U.S. than White domestic terrorists (like the two that shot up El Paso and Dayton this week and the bulk of the other 250 mass shootings this year). The Term BIE was coined in a document released by the FBI in 2017 interestingly in August 2017 – the same month as the White Domestic Terrorist Rally in…