Black Nerds Aren’t Immune To Police Brutality

I love labeling myself a black nerd or a blerd. I assiduously wear it as a badge of honor. That label, that honor means so much to me, that I have the words “Black Nerd” tattooed in the inner part of my upper right arm. It means a lot because it helps define who I am. But being a black nerd or being labeled as “different” isn’t based on love for comic books, or Star Wars, or classical music, or anime, or Game of Thrones or physics. No, it simply…

Terry Crews Uses His Big Black Muscles To Protect Little White Feelings

The Blindside. Y’all remember that shit? You know, the movie where the big, black dude was protecting white people and shit? I know the plot wasn’t that, exactly, but it was centered around a white family who just so happened to adopt a nigga the size of Texas, with the atheleticism of a 300 lbs Lebron James, who could also protect little white children from car crashes and shit. Essentially, the white family found themselves a super nigga. Well, white people, have no fear. You have another super nigga in…

Bubba Wallace NASCAR Driver Who Painted #BlackLivesMatter on Vehicle Finds Noose in his Garage Stall

According to ESPN NASCAR reporter Marty Smith, A noose was found hanging in NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace’s garage stall. For those who may not be familiar- Bubba Wallace is the NASCAR driver who wore an I can’t breathe shirt and painted #BlackLivesMatter on his car. NASCAR statement: A noose was found in Bubba Wallace’s garage stall today at Talladega.NASCAR is investigating. pic.twitter.com/dGYFYryVES — Marty Smith (@MartySmithESPN) June 22, 2020 Wallace has since put out a statement since discovering the hate-symbol in his locker: Bubba Wallace statement. https://t.co/Bu0Kwgy3zU — Marty Smith…

#BlackLivesMatter: A Trending Hashtag or a Civil Revolution

The black community has always faced criticism when speaking out about the oppressive forces we face in the world. Yet, the music we make, the art and fashion trends we create, and the slang that originated within our communities are heavily used amongst our critics. After the death of Trayvon Martin in 2012, the Black Lives Matter Movement was founded the following year by Alicia Garza, Patrisse Cullors, and Opal Tometi. From the very beginning, this civil rights movement has been condemned by people who say they do not want…

Dear Corporate America – Less Words – More Action When it Comes to Black Lives Mattering

We don’t need Platitudes as it relates to the eradication of state sanctioned violence against Black people and the subsequent justification thereafter- We need policies. If you are a company that today has become vocal about black lives mattering-let it be reflected, not in your words, but in your work. Let us see it not via all staff emails but through your willingness to become vocal on the tough issues. Take a firm stance on Black lives mattering when it comes to mass incarceration. Take a stance to Black lives…