Watching a Black Person Get Chopped on Chopped is a Different Kind of Pain

I love Chopped. It’s my shit. I love it all. I love the little backstories they give at the beginning for each contestant. I love the unveiling of the mystery ingredients, as the contestants are in shock of the type of shit they have to cook with. I love when the judges are tasting the contestants food with their judging asses. I love when the contestants are explaining why they thought it was a good idea at the time to do some stupid shit. I love Ted’s petty ass. I…

Judge Latrice Westbrooks could make history as Mississippi’s First Woman Elected and First Black Woman ever on Supreme Court

Judge Latrice Westbrooks has the opportunity to become the FIRST woman in Mississippi History to be elected to the Supreme Court & the First Black woman to ever sit as a Supreme Court Justice for the state. Westbrooks was a current Judge for the Court of Appeals. She has served as both a municipal court judge & appellate court judge. https://www.instagram.com/tv/CDcwSKeju2M/?igshid=6zbshkdmp8v Her opponent is an appointee of the previous governor. Never in Mississippi’s history has there been a better opportunity than right now to have a voice like hers on…

Wake Up: Black Trans Lives Matter

Bree Black, Merci Mack, Monika Diamond, Nina Pop, Tony McDade, Dominique “Rem’mie” Fells, and Summer Taylor. The list of names can go on, but these are 8 names out of, at least, 21 transgender or gender non-conforming people who have been fatally shot or killed by other forms of violence. All of these people are Black, and majority of the names on the list so far are Black transgender women. This has been an ongoing issue in our community, with 2019 having at least 27 deaths. Why are we so…

Our Civil Rights Legends Are Dying

Our Civil Rights Legends are dying. And this is natural. It’s a natural progression. They die. They transition. Because they’ve done all they can. But they tire. They tire from life. They tire from fighting all of the hardships, all of the battles, all of the wars. Some transition violently, while others transition naturally and peacefully. But they die. And their deaths, as tragic as they are, allows for the next generation to pave the way. Allows for the next generation to fight the good fight. Their deaths allow for…

Lightfoot Will Beat Yo Ass Intellectually and Physically, Carrie

Honestly, the title is enough, right? Like, I shouldn’t type too many words after this, but I’ll type a few so I can fulfill my “Trolling Karen and Karen adjacent” quota for the week. Chicago Mayor, Lori Lightfoot aka Ms. Lori, is the mayor of a major city. And she didn’t become mayor of a major city with memes and funny pictures, even though I love posting said memes and pictures, relentlessly. In fact, if you go on my Facebook page, her image is literally littered with pictures of her,…