The Black Savior Complex

Disclaimer: The savior complex isn’t relative to just the Black community, but the following message is. If my words offend you, I apologize in advance, but I have to get this off my chest. Savior Complex (also known as the Messiah or Christ complex) is a psychological construct which makes a person feel the need to…

Summer 16…The BET Awards!

Greetings Folks, Last night I did something that I haven’t done since 2005, and that was watch the BET Awards from the beginning to the end. The theme for this year’s award show was Prince, and in honor of his legacy a number of artists performed some of his greatest hits. In recent years this award show hasn’t…

Filmmakers: Tell the WHOLE Story About American Slavery!

My mother texted me on Memorial Day and asked me if I was going to watch Roots. I simply replied, “never.” For those who weren’t aware, the History Channel commissioned a remake of the 1977 miniseries, Roots, that was based on Alex Haley’s 1976 novel. Here’s a trailer for those who haven’t seen it. I’ve seen and have…

One of Muhammad Ali’s Greatest, Universal Messages

“God don’t praise me because I beat Joe Frazier, God don’t give nothing about Joe Frazier. God don’t care nothing about England or America; as far your wealth, it’s all here. He wants to know how did we treat each other, how did we help each other. So, I’m going to dedicate my life to…

#WCW

Greetings Good People, It’s been awhile since I’ve participated in the weekly, social media tradition that is Woman Crush Wednesday (#WCW), so I figured I’d put on my groupie hat and have at it. There’s a long list of women in the public eye that I’ve had a little boy crush on, but there’s only…