Ask Dangerous Lee: Do you think Black History Month is necessary?

Q: Do you think Black History Month is necessary? Eric S. Chicago, IL A: Of course it is. I am always baffled by this question and by those, especially Black people, that think we have come far enough to ignore our history. Yes, Black history is American history, but so much of our history is Read More …

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Ask Dangerous Lee: Why is it that no African-American knows who Roscoe Robinson, Jr. is?

Q: Why is it that no African-American knows who Roscoe Robinson, Jr. is? Every American should be proud of what he accomplished. Sel Graham Austin Texas A: I agree that every American should be proud of what Mr. Robinson accomplished in his lifetime, but I do not agree that no African American knows who he Read More …

Taiwan: Where a Nigger Can Be King

This image has gone viral! It is a photo of a real hip hop clothing store in Taiwan. I have learned that because of their understanding of hip hop music and culture that NIGGER is commonly used when referring to Black people. They mean no harm, they are simply ignorant to what the word NIGGER Read More …

When It Comes To Relationships Is White Right?

When It Comes To Relationships Is White Right? Laura Govan, Basketball Wives L.A. cast member, often makes the statement that “White is right” in regards to dating men. The first time she made the statement was when cast mate, Jackie Christie, mentioned that she was once married to a white man.  Laura is the mother Read More …

Did You Know Carly Simon Has Black Heritage?

CARLY SIMON GOT A LIL’ SISTA IN HER! This is news to me and I must say that I am quite shocked, but Carly Simon does have a very distinctive mouth and other ethnic features, so it’s really not a surprise. According to my research her father is Jewish and also the co-founder of publisher Read More …

Did You Know Madison Pettis is Black?

I thought she was of Hispanic descent because she portrayed the daughter of a Hispanic President on the Disney series, Cory in the House, but apparently she is of African-American, Irish, French, and Italian heritage. My daughter, Senia, says that she knew she was black because, and I quote, “I saw some black in her and Read More …

Skin Tone – What Makes Black Women Beautiful

For the final installment of the What Makes Black Women Beautiful Series I will simply showcase random images of Black women that speak for themselves!   Check out the first and second installments: Hair: What Makes Black Women Beautiful Facial Features: What Makes Black Women Beautiful ____________    

Tunde Olaniran: Is He Gay? Why Do You Care?

“Weird, soulful, old school, catchy, uplifting. All of these words have been used by listeners to describe Tunde’s style. One moment, a chorus of vocals soar over a sitar raga, the next, he sings quietly over a spare Casio keyboard, 808, and gulping tablas. Armed with a strange, wonderful new sound, solid vocals, and commanding Read More …