The Promise and Problems of ‘The Birth of a Nation’

Nate Parker creates a seminal work depicting the life of Nat Turner in The Birth of a Nation, but in doing so, he also compromises to the point of betrayal. Nat Turner was not a man of sound mind, at least the real Turner, not the version depicted in Nate Parker’s debut film, The Birth of a Nation. As the… Read more →


A Message to the White Man (and Woman) in America

I think it’s time we had a talk. You may not want to listen, you may not want to care, but I can assure you, we’ll both be better off if you did.  For so long, and especially now, we’ve spent more time talking at each other than to each other. While life for all of us here in America is… Read more →


Why We Absolutely Need the Dickoupage Project

When Sabrina Cognata created the Dickoupage Project, she wanted to shine a light on the evil that men do. A year later, she’s proven why it still matters. If there is such a thing as an Alpha male, Sabrina Cognata truly represents the Alpha female. As an alpha, she effortlessly presents herself as strong, and dare I say, majestic. She intimidates those… Read more →


When is Terrorism Not Actually Terrorism? Let’s Talk About Nice

As we learn more about the Bastille Day attack in Nice, the idea that this was some sort of terror attack is morphing into something different, and raises disturbing questions about how we perceive crime. They said he was a strange, weird loner. As France reels from what seemed like yet another in a horrific terror attack, this time in… Read more →


Black Lives DO NOT Matter

In the wake of yet another police shooting that takes the life of a seemingly innocent black man, it’s hard not to believe that black lives do not matter much after all. I’m tired. We’re all tired. We live in a world that is full of excuses and never enough answers and as the sun breaks over the horizon, we’re… Read more →

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