Black Culture: Black Man's Burden →
black-culture: Blackness. My gift. My beauty. My strength. My heritage. My curse. My burden. My struggle. My whole life I was told I was an black prince. And that I would someday be a black king. I never knew it would be tempered with evil glares from those who don’t approve of me. I never knew it would make…
I need a man who is a "friend of my mind"
“She looks at him. The peachstone skin, the crease between his ready, waiting eyes and sees it—the thing in him, the blessedness, that has made him the kind of man who can walk in a house and make women cry. Because with him, in his presence, they could. Cry and tell him things they only told each other: that time didn’t stay put; that she called but Howard and Buglar walked on down the...
Thoughts on "Glory"
How should the stories of black people be told? Where is the line between truth and caricature? What black stories seem true? Why do they seem true? Tyler Perry vs. Spike Lee….