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 Read More …

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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” 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 Read More …

Welfare Wishes and Watermelon Dreams: Being Poor Isn’t A Crime But It Should Be Illegal

poor [poo r] adjective, poorer, poorest. 1. having little or no money, goods, or other means of support: a poor family living on welfare. 2. Law. dependent upon charity or public support.   As I’m doing some Back to School shopping at the Salvation Army for my daughter, I find myself in a conversation with Read More …

What It Would Look Like #IfTheyGunnedMeDown

If they (the police) gunned me down would they use this picture of me on the set of a film to show what type of a person I was? Would they also mention the fact that I am a single mother on welfare? Also, my name IS Dangerous Lee, would that also be used against Read More …

Women: Can’t Be Friends With ‘Em, Can’t Kill ‘Em

Before I get started on my rant just let me say that I have less than a handful of people that I consider true friends in the first place (male and female) and I have become quite comfortable as a homebody and I have no problem being alone. As of late I prefer my own Read More …

Why It Makes Perfect Sense To Want A Man With Money

I’m broke. Poor to be exact. I make less than $10,000 a year. A lot less actually. And, I have bad credit. Why would I want a man that is doing just as bad as I am or slightly better with no current plans or hopes of things looking up? Money is not the most Read More …

#ImSoFlint Takes Over Social Media: Get all updates here!

Flint is the largest city and county seat of Genesee County in the State of Michigan. It is located along the Flint River, 66 miles (106 km) northwest of Detroit. According to the 2010 census, Flint has a population of 102,434, making it the seventh largest city in Michigan. Source – Wikipedia #ImSoFlint on Twitter #ImSoFlint Read More …