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

The Snob

ATTN: #CrimingWhileWhite and #AliveWhileBlack Are Important Conversation Starters

Wrote a piece Thursday for ATTN on the Twitter hashtags that have evolved out of the Eric Garner case. When there were no indictments in Garner’s death the hashtag #CrimingWhileWhite emerged, featuring white people telling tales of crime without punishment. Black Twitter users responded with #AliveWhileBlack, telling stories of everyday discrimination. More evidence we still live in two separate Americas. Continue reading