Amber Hasan: Wearing the Loud Mouth Ghetto Girl Badge with Pride

Photography by: Senegal Tuklor Williams Amber Hasan describes writing as a sacred thing that makes her feel spiritually whole and allows her to feel as if she is fulfilling one of her purposes in life. She likes to keep her writing diverse while always giving her readers common sense, real life, and down to earth wisdom. On tracks like Loud Read More …

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A Black Woman Dealing with White Peoples Privilege and Fragility Online & IRL

White fragility is a defensive response to real conversations about race. via GIPHY White privilege has layers. To understand what it is and what it isn’t read Understanding White Privilege and White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack. So, my Adventures in White Privilege and Fragility started this particular week when my Facebook “friend”, C. Hope Clark, who is A White Read More …

May is Masturbation Month: Celebrate With These “Super-Hot” Books!

DID YOU KNOW THAT MAY IS MASTURBATION MONTH? Me either! But thanks to Kinkly.com, a website that prides itself on featuring straight up sex talk with a twist has included my first book, Keep Your Panties Up and Your Skirt Down, on its list of 13 Super-Hot New Erotic Books All for Your Masturbation Month Pleasure. Panties Up is filled Read More …

I AM African-American (and so are you)

I AM African-American (and so are you) YOU = Black people living in America. Assimilation the process of adapting or adjusting to the culture of a group or nation, or the state of being so adapted: assimilation of immigrants into American life. Sociology. the merging of cultural traits from previously distinct cultural groups, not involving biological amalgamation. I turn my Read More …

Most Artists Who Make A Living Are White

80% of White Artists Are Making A Living Duh! and No shit! were the first thoughts that came to mind when I saw this article heading. My second thought was that most of that 80% are men. This really isn’t shocking or surprising. The research revealed interesting numbers, I suppose, but it really just makes me more depressed. A study Read More …

#ThrowbackThursday: Hurricane Katrina Looting in 2005

I wrote the following in September of 2005 for my Ask Dangerous Lee column. It is eerily relevant today and sadly it will be 50 years from now. #ThrowbackThursday: Hurricane Katrina Looting in 2005 I don’t feel like doing the usual Q & A in this issue. I want to talk about the racial drama surrounding Hurricane Katrina relief and Read More …

Chris Tucker Live: A Review

Chris Tucker Live is Worth It! I had the pleasure of seeing Chris Tucker live at the beautiful FOX Theatre in Detroit. He was hilarious! Had tons of new material and was entertaining as hell. The show, surprisingly, was not a sell out but if you weren’t in attendance you really missed out but you can watch it on Netflix. Read More …

Rock The Vote or Nah?

ROCK THE VOTE OR STAY HOME I don’t think I’m going to exercise my right on November 4th. I’ve become one of those people that believes my vote doesn’t count in the grand scheme of things. I know, I know! I’m a woman. I’m Black. There are so many reasons I should, but eh. I’m sick of dirty politics. I Read More …

The Trouble With Booty Hair

Booty hair. That sounds funny doesn’t it? I hate being a hairy woman. Booty hair, like pubic hair (I’m sure they’re an extension of each other) has a purpose but I grow what I consider to be an excessive amount of both. Anal hair tickles me (not literally). Not just because of where it is, but because when I am Read More …

That time I tried to write a script about skin color

In 2006, I tried writing a script for the first time and the following is what I came up with: SKIN An original script by Dangerous Lee July 2006 Draft 1. BLACK SCREEN: Sound of baby crying. 2. INT: Hospital Delivery Room A beautiful black baby is born and crying. The doctor and nurses are all in shock. We then Read More …

Men don’t smile all day. Why should we?

  After an SMH and eye roll worthy real-life experience I took to Facebook and asked: Men: Does it usually “work” when the first words you say to a woman are – “Why you look so mean? Smile!” ? — feeling curious. Post by Leigh Langston. It doesn’t matter if you want to “get with” a woman or not, though Read More …

I Am The 14% – Black People in America: Why We Will Never Overcome

I Am The 14% – Black People in America: Why We Will Never Overcome Remember the following fact the next time a Black woman or man is unjustly killed or why it is so hard for us to overcome the effects of racism in this country. Also factor in that many of us only want to assimilate. We are a Read More …