Author Archives: Charing Ball
If A Christian Rapper Is Delivering A Powerful Message In A Song, Can You Overlook His Use Of The N-Word?
One very talented lyricist who classifies himself as a Christian hip-hop artist, has been ruffling feathers with his use of the N-word in a very powerful song. Is he wrong?
Have you heard of this movie?It just might shake some things up.
Here’s Why It Ain’t Happenin’: An Answer To Jada Pinkett-Smith’s Question About Putting White Folks On Black Magazines
In a perfect world there would be no need for Essence, Ebony, Jet or any other publication geared to folks of darker hues. However, we don’t live in the perfect world.
Have you ever been in an undefined situation?
Why We Need More “Medicine for Melancholy” And “Miss Dial”: Where Is The Average Black Love On Film?
This kind of portrayal of love (outside of family fish frys, basketball and hip-hop) is important to me and I imagine other black folks, who either exist outside of the realm of what is thought as traditional blackness, or at the very least ride the fence.
I do wonder, are we holding preachers’ kids to a different moral standard than we do other kids in this society? The added pressure could be the main reason they act out.
FInd out how these ladies established this successful boutique.
Akua Soadwa And Her Sister To Sister Summit Seek to Combat Negative Images Of Women By Asking, “Am I My Sister’s Keeper?”
And the founder says, we can’t be our sister’s keeper until we become the women that we preach for other young women to be.
Do you think couples are going overboard these days?
Aaron McGruder And The Kickstarter Fundraising Failure: Were People Really Ready For A Live-Action Uncle Ruckus Movie?
Why did “The Boondocks” creator’s fundraiser for a live-action Uncle Ruckus movie fail?