The Half Series – When Black People Look White (3 of 3)

The Finale Here are the final guesses on Katie Burrell’s ethnic background as of Sunday, June 13th, 2010: White/Black 31.3% Hispanic/Black 11.1% Arabic/Black 10.1% Asian/Black 8.1% None of the Above 18.2% I Don’t Know 21.2% – Katie Burrell in Her Own Words – Estimated reading time: 3  minutes, 7 seconds. Contains 624 words I’m half Arab and half Black. I Read More …

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The Half Series – When Black People Look White (2 of 3)

PART TWO Katie Burrell with her son: Estimated reading time: 4 minutes, 35 seconds. Contains 919 words Most of you are guessing that Katie’s ethnic background is Black and White. Keep on guessing. The truth will be revealed in the third and final installment of this series along with an exclusive interview with Katie. As I stated in the beginning, Read More …

The Half Series – When Black People Look White (1 of 3)

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes, 7 seconds. Contains 1024 words This is a three part series about colorism. PART ONE Take a look at my friend, Katie Burrell: Is Katie Black? Is Katie White? Is she both? Katie’s ethnic background will be revealed at a later date, but carefully look at her face, study her features and skin tone because Read More …

Ask Dangerous Lee – What is the “unpardonable sin,” found in Mark 3 and Matthew 12?

Q: What is the “unpardonable sin,” found in Mark 3 and Matthew 12, and how does sin become “unforgivable?” Is You Is, Detroit, MI A: Obviously you have opened up a Bible and read this particular section which means that you’re already several steps ahead of me. From what I understand everyone who reads the Bible thoroughly interprets it differently, Read More …

Ask Dangerous Lee – What is considered being BLACK enough?

What do we as BLACK people consider being BLACK enough?! Q: I am a Black male with black parents (high yellow) but I was indirectly raised with subtle traces of Japanese culture. Oddly enough, I wear expensive blazers with casual jeans and sneakers. I prefer super hero movies or anime over 50 Cent and I think I’m the only guy Read More …

Ask Dangerous Lee – Do you think they put crack in Krispy Kreme donuts?

Q: Do you think they put crack in Krispy Kreme donuts? If not, why does a sista ache for them at 3 am? Mizz Sandy Chicago, IL A: No, they don’t put crack in Krispy Kreme donuts. You smoke crack or weed and crave Krispy Kreme donuts! You should be ashamed of yourself blaming Krispy Kreme for your drug habit. Read More …

Ask Dangerous Lee – Can you believe a cheater when they say they want to be loyal?

Q: If you have a relationship and your mate has had a history of cheating on whomever they were with, can you believe them when they say they want to be loyal to you? I know this sounds like a dumb question. But sometimes we get in those situations. Hope, Los Angeles, California A: It doesn’t just sound like a Read More …

“Ask Dangerous Lee” – How do you get rid of a clingy friend?

Q: How do you get rid of a “friend” that has been by face and actions officially labeled as a cling-on? Mizz Sandy, Chicago, IL A: Well, hell, what is he/she clinging onto? Your money? Your ass? Your man? What? Unless I know what he or she is clinging onto I cannot offer my opinion. If he or she is Read More …