Black Voters Showed Up in 2020, Now What?

Each election cycle Black folks are lectured to about voting. We’re inundated with false generalizations about low voter turnout and we all know people who always want to talk about when the Popeyes chicken sandwich craze swept the nation last year, “Black folks stood in line for that sandwich but won’t stand in line to vote,” as if people of all racial groups don’t like Popeyes…shut up.

32 Shots: Week 9 NFL Power Rankings

As the NFL moves into Week 9, the season half way point, we recap where every team ranks in relation to the rest of the league and discuss the key stories surrounding their respective seasons. 1. Kansas City Chiefs (7-1) Putting the team on his back! In a game where the Chiefs were heavily favored to win, Andy Reid and company decided to throw the ball 47 times versus a total of 20 rushes against the winless New York Jets. This was even despite holding on to a double-digit lead…

Lovecraft Country – I Am (S1E7)

Hyppolyta

Listen. If you have one. single. drop. of Black Girl Magic running through your veins, this was the episode for you! (Hyppolyta even said my name!) There were so many gems, I know I can’t touch them all. Settle in… this is gonna be a long one. Broken Fences and Mended Ones Let’s go ahead and get Montrose out of the way. He’s holed up in his apartment with his lover Sammy. Things start off sweet, but then Sammy mentions seeing one of Montrose’s neighbors. Montrose’s response to his fear…

Ruth Bader Ginsburg the Revolutionary 2020 Couldn’t Live Without

“I want to be remembered as someone who used whatever talent she had to do her work to the very best of her ability. And to help repair tears in her society, to make things a little better through the use of whatever ability she has. To do something outside myself. Cause I’ve gotten much more satisfaction for the things that I’ve done for which I was not paid”, Ginsburg told Irin Carmon in a 2015 interview on MSNBC. The revolutionary icon departed today at the age of 87 to…