This Mom Just Walked Out of Her Son’s Televised College Announcement and I Have Questions

On Wednesday, aka National Signing Day, aka one of the biggest days in college football, aka the day that Midwesterners and Southerners wait for all year, the day top high school players stop dating and make it official with the college of their choice. There are usually cheers and tears and smiles and bitter beer…

Jackee Harry and Anita Baker Are Great on Twitter, but Tina Knowles Lawson Is Killing the ’Gram

Older black women are, by and large, my happy place. They often prove themselves to be incredibly honest, wonderfully hilarious and the very best of blackness. I have had an affinity for the group I describe as “black aunties” since I was a child who obsessed over his literal black aunties. However, it is often hard…