All Aboard the Bipolar Express

When Kanye’s Tweets Stopped Being Funny

It’s all well and good to laugh at Kanye West if he were actually in on the joke, but he’s not. In my latest for The Root I write about the apparent breakdown he’s in the middle of and why it’s gotten harder and harder to laugh off his rants. Continue reading


NBCBLK: Race Gets Lost in Translation Between Kanye, French Designer

Wrote an introspective piece on how black people don’t like talking about race so much as they have to, lest it looks like we’re endorsing our own slaughter. The backdrop? My years avoiding race (and failing at it) in California and Kanye West’s embrace of a French designer who was shamed out of using the N-word. Continue reading