Madame Noire blogger Charing Ball deconstructs the fascination with a viral video of two British girls singing Nicki Minaj's "Super Bass," saying that such praise and attention is unlikely to be lavished upon African-American children.
Madame Noire blogger Charing Ball sympathizes with Tracy Morgan, who reportedly refuses to bail out his estranged mom, who is facing foreclosure. Ball, who is estranged from her own mom, says these situations can be complicated.
Citing the quiet popularity of Pariah, Madame Noire blogger Charing Ball challenges George Lucas' conceit that black cinema will be jeopardized if Red Tails fails at the box office.
The viral video has sparked a debate about good hair and bad hair, which promulgates self-loathing and has to stop, Charing Ball writes in a blog entry at Madame Noire.
Madame Noire blogger Charing Ball expresses concern that racism is subsumed by other social issues. She also disputes the claim that "gay is the new black" because black is still black.
Part of the reason we love to hate cheating politicians is that they tend to exaggerate and elevate their moral stature, Charing Ball writes in a blog entry at Madame Noire.
In a blog entry at Madame Noire, Charing Ball asks whether Mrs. Cain has turned a blind eye to antisocial behaviors that have been revealed about her husband.