Posted in June 2012

It’s Difficult to be “Brown and Edgy” Everywhere

It’s Difficult to be “Brown and Edgy” Everywhere

By Contributor Evette Dionne Last night, I stumbled on an interview with crooner Dawn Richards, while prowling for intellectually engaging articles on TMZ and a few other credible  websites. The former member of both Danity Kane and Diddy Dirty Money was chatting with Carlton Jordan about her shorter than short singing career, hair ‘do, and … Continue reading

The Perfect Black Atlantan?

The Perfect Black Atlantan?

After recently reading Kelly Smith Beaty’s article Will the Real Black Atlanta Please Stand Up on The Huffington Post, I was left with a host of conflicted feelings. The author suggested a number of past and present public figures in Atlanta that she deems as more worthy of screen time than the cast members of … Continue reading

I Was A Middle School Cafeteria Activist

I Was A Middle School Cafeteria Activist

As a middle schooler in the late 90s, I rarely noticed the injustices that littered the world around me. Total Request Live mattered. The rotation of Destiny Child’s members mattered. Political and social strife did not rank very high on my list of cares in the world. Not to say I did not recognize that … Continue reading