Colin Kaepernick and Nike are making American Great Again.

It's a busy-ass news day, but let me say this. I support Colin Kaepernick and Nike on this one, and in a big way.  I'm seeing videos of people burning their Nike products... really???  Really??? That's how racist and…

Saying Goodbye to Screaming Headless Torsos

 

I was not the first singer to front Screaming Headless Torsos and I’m sure that I won’t be the last.  
Last week, I let my partners know that it was time for me to move on to new…

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An Analysis of How Donald Trump Speaks

I found this kind of fascinating. I've been paying attention to the way President Trump speaks since long before the election. I always found his use of language to reveal something that I saw as sneaky, slick, and dishonest. He…

The Last O.G.

Okay, I love Tracey Morgan's characters, even though with the exception of Brian Fellows, they're basically all slight veariations of the persona he's created as a comedian. I still love Tracey Morgan's work and I always have.  His performances…

Fear is clouding our judgement as a nation

I'm an optimist. It's part of my hard wiring, but it's also a result of my habits.   I meet people, a lot of people,  I engage folks, and I try to read up, watch, and study things that are happening…

"Ahh... the freshness..."

A presidential portrait as refreshing and transformative as the man it depicts. Happy Black History Month.

The official portrait of President Barack Obama, painted by artist, Kehinde Wiley.

Yes we can, again


This an excerpt from my Facebook feed last night.  It started as a reply to some of my friends and has been adapted for this post. 

After listening to the inspirational Democratic response to last night’s state of the…

And out of the noise comes a new voice

You know, I remember when I had never heard of Senator Barack Obama, and then I did, and everything changed.  Until tonight's democratic response to the State of the Union address, I had never heard of Represntative Joe Kennedy…