The Ways & Means Committee

The late Flip Wilson would don a wig and a dress to get into character to play Geraldine – the original sassy black woman with the terrible attitude. Geraldine would dismiss  her rude statements and shabby actions with the famous punchline, “The Devil made me do it.”  Flip wasn’t a trans anything. He was a […]

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Chocolate City Blues

I have more words than time to write them. I go from Oakland to D.C. to Baltimore in discussing the feckless, unmanly, and untethered black political class. I also question the vigor and vigilance of all the White Supremacists allegedly oppressing us. Where ya at White Supremacists? I can’t see you.

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Capital Assault

The day in Baltimore I described in my prior essay was the day I was done being a conservative. I didn’t move Left. I was done with all of the conventional modern ideologies. I still identified as a conservative for many years after but that day radicalized me. I wasn’t about conserving anything either party […]

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Legacy Scholarships

You know who was a badass? A. Phillip Randolph.  A. Phillip Randolph built the first black trade union. In 1925, he organized black sleeping car porters into the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters. At the time half the affiliates of the American Federation of Labor (AFL)  barred blacks from membership. He took the Brotherhood into the […]

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While I’m trying to puzzle out if I qualify as being able to use the internet since I didn’t vote for Chairman Joe and thus had my blackness revoked let’s have some fun.  Don’t answer the following:  If the Ku Klux Klan had been running America’s public schools over the last forty years how would […]

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Community Service

This is where we part company, I’m afraid. I know from long standing polls that most of you are pro-death penalty. For most of my life I was there with you but I changed my mind. Don’t get me wrong, I still have the conviction that the government has the right and the duty to […]

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A House Made Without Hands

Stokely Carmichael is the angriest person I’ve ever met in my life. He was going by Kwame Toure by the time I crossed paths with the former Prime Minister of the Black Panther Party. I was in college and he was on campus to give a lecture to the black students union. There were only […]

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