Cosby vs. Dyson, Who Wins? Nigerians

To the two people named in the title, I seek your forgiveness in advance for making your public orations the catalyst for this entry. But on second thought, I’m 100% certain that this is what you wanted to do anyway. To the rest of society, forgive me for insinuating that the two figures above are

The Charge: What Barack Obama’s Win Means for Black Men

The nation has spoken. Barack Obama of Honolulu, Hawaii is, will become, our next president in January. He comes to the Commander-in-Chief role facing the most daunting challenge of any U.S. president in 80 years. A war on two fronts (Afghanistan and Iraq), terrorists’ threats and the ubiquitous economic woes await him. He is charged

The Blame Game

At first, art imitates life. Then life will imitate art. Then life will find its very existence from the arts. -Fyodor Dostoevsky, circa 1841- 1881 The tragic homicides of Darnell Donerson and Jason Hudson, safe to say, caught a few people’s attention around my parts. The question of whether fame is the bait that attracts

The Perils of Heart

Tim Thomas came out of Villanova in 1997 touted as a can’t miss prospect. He was a 6’10 basketball player who could shoot the lights out, run like a gazelle, jump like a kangaroo and take you to the hole, all with equal dexterity. He played high school basketball in the same area as Kobe