Do people still call Washington, D.C., Chocolate City? I’m asking for a friend and also because my people, my people, you guys showed up and showed out at our Very Smart Brothas and The Glow Up Boss Moves event on Thursday, July 19th—sponsored by Toyota—filling the Long View Gallery with beautiful boss blackness that…
True story: I’ve known the founders of VSB, aka the blog Very Smart Brothas, for a minute. They are my friends, fellow black-blog pioneers who hopped into the game in 2008 and revolutionized and remixed it to the degree that their greatness had to be acknowledged.
Dear 175-pound, carpenter god-God, Afro-pick-utilizing, banned-from-the-USA Jesus,
1. The 34-year-old John Amos when he was cast in Good Times as the husband of the then 193-year-old Esther Rolle
A profile of Damon ("Blogger left basketball behind to chronicle black experience in Pittsburgh") ran in today's Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
Yesterday afternoon, the newest and youngest member of Team VSB was welcomed into the world. Panama is now the father of a baby boy!
My wife and I are masochists, apparently. Because that would be the only reasonable explanation for us deciding to host somewhere between 30 and 35 members of our family for Thanksgiving this year. Actually, the real explanation is laziness. We're both from Pittsburgh, which means that every holiday we've spent…