Mo’Nique, Mo’ Problems

January 22, 2018 Julian Long 0

The only media heat Mo’Nique has had in 7 years has been reports of her complaints that nobody been fuckin’ with her for 8 years. If we’re doing the Netflix math; Anti-heat + Rumors of “being difficult” + “I Coulda Been Your Cellmate” = $500K

(Read Time: 6.5 min)

Gary Owen: STFU and Raise Up from This Table.

January 22, 2018 Julian Long 0

At what point do we have enough self-love, or pride in one another to demand that some shit remain family business? How is it that we are comfortable to let someone who is here on a guest-pass shit on family?
(3 min. read + video)

Blackness, Magic, and Educational Violence

January 16, 2018 Julian Long 0

Black parent, teach your children that they are magic, because we see now that the schools are serious about their sorting. They have a place in mind for our children. They want to stake a place in the minds of our children. (7 min. read)

Nah, We’re Not Our Grandparents

December 14, 2017 Julian Long 0

The generation that fought their way out of Jim Crow and marched through the Civil Rights era was not some weak, soft, humble-mumbling band of shuckers and jivers waitin’ on de Lawd ta hear dey cry. They were fighters, strategists, builders and leaders and soldiers. Some made speeches, others formed armies; and all committed to a lifetime war to upend a racist nation.

Malcolm X & the 25 Year Walk to Wakanda

November 17, 2017 Julian Long 0

X was an ENTIRELY BLACK phenomenon that white people couldn’t ignore, or participate in. They could see the film, but they couldn’t have it. It would not apologize to them. It would not coddle them. It would not placate them with a major role.

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