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May 15, 2012

French Flight Attendant Forced to Wear Bad Wig to Cover Dreadlocks

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Traditionally, many corporations, and even military entities, have shunned natural hair on people of African descent.  Even though some companies have relaxed their rules with the swell in the number of blacks with natural hair, others are still stuck to the biased belief that a black person’s natural hair is unkept and unseemly. The Afro-Europe blog reports that Aboubakar Traoré, a Frenchman who works for Air France, was recently informed by…

Lauryn Hill’s Ex, Rohan Marley, Engaged to Brazilian Model

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Rohan Marley is reportedly engaged to Brazilian Model Isabeli Fontana, whom he has been dating for about a year. The son of famed reggae singer Bob Marley dated Lauryn Hill for years, has five kids with her, but the two never married. Hill sometimes referred to Marley as her husband, but the two were never legally married. It was later revealed in an interview that Marley had never divorced his first…

8 Things I Wish They Taught Us In High School

8 Things I Wish They Taught Us In High School

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Its that time of the year again. In just a few short weeks you will begin to see the balloons, cards and flowers afixed on your neighbor’s doors congratulating the proud students who are walking the aisles. It is both a proud and scary moment all in one. I came out of high school many years ago. But the foundational issues facing recent graduates haven’t changed much since I was…

Black folks! Don’t use the Bible to condemn gay marriage

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In this video, I talk about how it is wrong to use a book that was utilized to justify the enslavement of Africans and African Americans as a reason not to support gay marriage. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pJfv6iDV8BA&w=420&h=315]