Roe verzuz Wade, Kind of Explained

“Yoooo!” Wutup!? “You see that verzuz ? What’s that about?” Hell yeah. I think Mario won. Omarion was out of breath like a nigga trying to hoop too hard in front of his ole lady. Honestly, that whole verzuz was like a Groupon ticket come to life. “Tf is you talking about?” The verzuz last night. Ya know, where they were eating watermelons on stage and what not. “Noooo, not THAT verzuz. Talking about Roe verzuz Wade. The old school, Women’s Right to Choose verzuz.” Ooooo, nah, yeah, THAT verzuz.…

The Chair of the Federal Reserve’s name is Jerome Powell and he’s not Black

As inflation, interest rates and gas prices soar, I HAVE to ask. What’s more shocking? That he has so much power and influence over the economy and our pocketbooks, in general? Or that the chair of the Federal Reserve’s name is Jerome Powell and he’s not Black? It’s him not being Black, right? Like, did his parents lose a bet? Both Jerome and Powell are top tier Black names. They’re right up there with Marcus and Williams. Whatever. On to less important issues… If you haven’t heard, Jerome in the…

Kendrick, The Writer

Being a great writer means, well, how the fuck should I know? I’m just so-so. But I THINK it means a lot of things. A lot of similar attributes are universally attached to all great writers, with one of them being vulnerability. Entertainingly vulnerable is a chore. A writer like Kendrick Lamar has the gift of letting us, the stranger; and us, his reader, into his space while keeping our attention. After he lets us in, the relationship matures. From song to song, he guides us through the innerworkings of…

Kendrick Lamar’s The Heart Part 5 Video Takeaways:

1.) Kendrick, like me, is an active member of the “N*ggas who can still keep a head full of a hair and a reasonable hairline intact well into their 30’s” Club. 2.) “There will never be a music video broken down more than Childish Gambino’s ‘This is America’” Black Twitter: Hold my Casamigos 3.) That quote, “I am. All of us.” kind of left me stomped. What is Kendrick telling us here? Not exactly sure. At first glance, it seems easy to decipher. But it’s that period after “am” that…

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Supreme Court destiny will not be blocked

“You can’t always be the smartest person in the room, but you can promise to be the hardest working.” – Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson The United States Senate is poised to vote later this week to determine whether or not Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson will be confirmed. On Monday night, April 4th, the Senate Judiciary Committee in a deadlock procedural voted to move Judge Jackson’s nomination to a Full Chamber vote. U.S. Senator Schumer [D-NY] will likely schedule the vote to wrap up this confirmation before Congress leaves…