Posts in category "Black History"

Slavery As A Game And A Teaching Tool

While going through my Twitter feed this morning, I was alerted to the existence of “Playing History 2 – The Slave Trade” on an entertainment platform called Steam. If you clicked on the link above perhaps you understand why my jaw hit the floor.  What’s even worse is that this game is intended as a... Read more »

Who Are YOU To Judge My Blackness?

Why is it when some white people refers to a black person as “practically white” they think it’s a compliment? It’s not. This phrase has been uttered to me several times by either well meaning white friends or in some instances white strangers that think they and I are in the middle of a bonding... Read more »

Retelling American History Through Rap?

By parodying Ice Cube’s famous video along with an homage to Crispus Attucks, Wayne Brady has taken satire to a whole new level. Crispus Attucks ‘Today Was a Good Day’ with Wayne Brady, JB Smoove & Michael Kenneth Williams from Wayne Brady just in case you haven’t seen the original: American history, black history, a... Read more »
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