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by G. Brown In Charlotte N.C., the mayoral race has reached the TMI stage—not ‘too much information’ but ‘too much ignorance’. Candidate Kimberly Paige Barnette lists among her qualifications she is ‘Republican’, ‘Smart‘, ‘Traditional‘…and oh yeah, ‘White‘.  Now given the fact that she added ‘White’ as one of the reasons to vote for her, it […]
by G. Brown The debate over Confederate monuments went off the rails on FOX News Monday when a former Donald Trump spokesperson defended monuments as a patriotic part of American history.  Katrina Pierson got into a heated exchange with Hopkins University professor Wendy Osefo. The issue on the table was whether House Speaker Republican Paul […]
by G. Brown Some things just go together…peanut butter & jelly, socks & shoes, Ashford and Simpson.  Some things simply don’t go together—peanut butter & sardines, knife and spoon, Blacks and the NRA.  That last coupling was just inserted as a jump off get in to the topic…do Black people join, like, care about or […]
by G. Brown It’s still so surreal.  Every tweet…every speech, every alternative fact alleging fake news seems to confirm that America has entered some bizarro world where Superman is evil and everything we thought was up is down. Then something major happens to snap us back to reality, like former President Barack Obama though reportedly […]
by G. Brown Over the weekend, history was made. Not the inauguration of our 45th president who was elected despite losing the popular vote by three million votes,but the historic Women March on Washington by women who were opposed to the 45th president.  According to some mainstream media reports, about two-and-a half million from Washington […]
by G. Brown President-elect Donald Trump has had a difficult time lining up big name celebrities to perform at his inauguration on Friday. A-listers who have said no include: JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE BRUNO MARS KATY PERRY GARTH BROOKS ANDREA BOCELLI KISS CELINE DION DAVID FOSTER WASHINGTON, D.C.-AREA HIGH SCHOOL MARCHING BANDS Original “Dreamgirls”  star Jennifer Holliday […]