Jimmy Jackson From Waterbury, Conn., ‚ÄėPacking That Thing, Too‚Äô and Being Clapback-Ready Is the Blackest Thing I‚Äôve Ever Seen This Week

Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight? Probably not. And you probably never wanted to. So let me ask another question: Have you ever been in a situation and thought of the perfect thing to say ... too late? You see, some of us out there miss our opportunities in life. When given the opportunity to…

It’s Easier to Blame Hip-Hop for Concert Shootings Than It Is to Address America’s Violence

As common as death by gun in America is, the hand that holds the gun often defines how those deaths are depicted. So it was not surprising to see the kind of reaction generated by one man being killed and three people being wounded at a T.I. concert in New York City recently. It concerned black people and, thus, was…