America Will Not Stop Until Martin Luther King Jr. Is Completely Rebranded as a Slice of Avocado Toast 

America’s progressive distilling, dissolution and dissolving of Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy and the accompanying appropriation of his words is truly a wonder to behold. It is like watching someone pour themselves a shot of Jack Daniels—but in a gallon jug instead of a shot glass. And then watching them add more…

Are You Enjoying This NFL Season? Ya Know, if You’re Watching It

In total, I’ve watched maybe six downs of NFL football this season. I haven’t actively been boycotting; somehow, the NFL just doesn’t seem as enticing to me as it used to, so I’ve made no effort to watch any of it. And I was an NFL stan. It’s my favorite sport to watch. Of all the professional sports leagues, I was…

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If You're An American, And You Don't Give A Damn About Black Americans, Your "Patriotism" Is Bullshit

For the past week, the prevailing national conversations spring boarded by Colin Kaepernick's protest have primarily dealt with the level of patriotism possessed by Kaepernick and others aligned with his beliefs about our country and supportive of his means of protest. Some of this conversation has existed in the form…