One Year Later: Neighborhood Nip’s Marathon Continues

I’ll be the first to admit that I have no idea about Los Angeles. My entire Los Angeles experience includes conducting the mandatory “Black person who visits LA and watches Insecure” pose in front of The Dunes apartment building, going on an OJ tour because my obsession with that trial is fucking unhealthy and eating a Rice Krispie Treat which had me hallucinating for an inordinate amount of time. Aside from the Rice Krispie almost killing me and the traffic, L.A. is special. From the weather to the culture to…

Black Culture Saves the World..Again

Black Culture saved the day, even if they don’t appreciate the shit.. Black Culture is embedded in our society. It’s embedded so Mariana Trench deep, that white people can take Black Culture, use it as if they created it, and have the utmost fucking confused look on their face after we call them out for appropriating our culture. Maybe it’s our fault. Maybe it’s our fault because we create shit that’s so dope, the expectation of thievery is reasonable. For centuries, they have taken our delicately seasoned culture, our style,…

Kylie Jenner and the ‘Copyright Infringement’ of the Black Woman

By Frenshea Love I ain’t gone lie, when I first saw Kylie Jenner’s latest picture I was like, okkayy Beyonce.’  It wasn’t until I jumped deep into the comment section that I realized it was not Queen Bey. It was Kylie Jenner parading in her likeness.   Besides my usual distaste for the Kardashian clan, the picture further disturbed me. On Facebook, Maceo Cassell responded to Kylie’s picture with this collage and wrote, “If copyright infringement was a person.” Beneath the layer of comedy, Cassell’s remark illustrates the assault against…

Electability Is A Russian Bot

Elizabeth Warren was it.. she was it, for me personally, I can’t even lie. She may not have been it for you, but she was it for me. But I didn’t go to bat on this white man’s internet as much as I should’ve. Going back and forth with people via Social Media is for the young and old, while I reside in the middle, observing comment battles—with a cup of cranberry juice, spiked with Tito’s Vodka—that rage on for a millennia. But honestly, I regret that.. because, to me,…

If I See One Moe F**king Bloomberg Commercial…

They haunt me.. Day and night, they haunt me. They appear out of nowhere when I’m awake and they visit me in my dreams when I’m asleep, instantly turning my pleasant dreams into dreadful nightmares. They stalk me. They walk with me. They follow me like a deathly shadow, waiting for me to acknowledge their existence. “White Supremacy?” Close, but no. Mike Bloomberg commercials. Michael Bloomberg and his commercials are scarier than Michael Myers. At this point, I’m considering taking karate lessons so I can attack his commercials like Busta…