It’s Not Our Job To Make White People Comfortable

So, I won’t lie, son. I inadvertently started a shit-storm with yesterday’s post about Aaron Schlossberg. As of right now, my comments and direct messages are in shambles on both Instagram and Twitter, man. Apparently, some people think I’m racist because I referenced the fact that there’s a DOCUMENTED HISTORY of White folks fucking with people of color. Well, with that being said, let me be honest, fam: I’m not even remotely sorry. Look, it’s not my job to make White people comfortable, bruh. Frankly, it’s not the job of any minority. All in all, instead of feeling attacked, I hope our White counterparts will be advocates and hold the “bad apples” accountable.

Ok, before I continue, allow me to make myself clear: no, I don’t believe that all White people are racist. I mean, that’s just ridiculous, folks. *Sigh* It’s a shame that I have to do that, son. It’s a shame that anytime minorities tell our stories, the first thing some White people say is “it’s not all of us.” Dammit, nobody said it was all White people, man! Shit, I sure as hell didn’t! In actuality, what I’m saying is, there are MORE than enough instances of prejudice and bias to warrant a cultural change. For God‘s sake, instead of playing the victim, maybe these individuals can help shift the paradigm, fam!

Listen, only a fool would think that Schlossberg is some isolated incident, bruh. On the real, people of color see this type of hatred every single day, son. It’s a reality that we CONSTANTLY have to deal with, man. The fact of the matter is, our safety and well-being is more important than White people’s comfort. Keeping it a buck, I don’t care that some folks don’t want to have to deal with these harsh truths. Minorities shouldn’t have to downplay our pain just to pacify others. At the end of the day, all we’ve ever wanted is to be treated fairly and equally.

In the end, I hope this post clears up any ambiguity, fam. Ultimately, I thought it was pretty obvious that I wasn’t speaking about all White people. I was speaking about Aaron Schlossberg and anyone else who thinks like him. In addition, I’m well aware of and thankful for all of the allies who consistently work towards equality. By and by, a collective effort is the ONLY way to rid our society of the racial ills that have ALWAYS plagued us. That is all. LC out.

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Get Aaron Schlossberg The F*ck Outta Here!

*Sigh* Another day, another White person showing their ass in public, son. Seriously, do White people EVER get tired of being petulant assholes? I mean, doesn’t this level of CONSISTENT hate ever get exhausting, man? All I know is, Aaron Schlossberg is just another example of Donald Trump‘s America, fam. An America where speaking another language (well, mostly Spanish) is seemingly unacceptable. Anyway, let’s go through all of the different ways that Schlossberg made a COMPLETE ass of himself, bruh.

Ok, for those who missed it, here’s why Schlossberg is about to get cooked. So, the other day, this fucktard decided to eat at Fresh Kitchen in Manhattan. In any case, he heard some employees speaking Spanish and lost his fucking mind. From there, he berated the entire establishment for allowing these workers to speak Spanish and demanded that they speak English. Furthermore, he threatened to call ICE in order to have these employees “kicked out of [his] country.” All in all, it was a totally ridiculous scene, son.

Now, I don’t even know where to begin with this guy’s tomfoolery, man. First off, it’s highly problematic that he automatically assumed that these employees were illegal because they spoke another language. Shit, after researching this clown, it’s appears that he’s Jewish. Look, the last time I checked, English isn’t the Jewish community’s primary language, historically speaking. So, should America have kicked out all of his ancestors, fam? Like, what the fuck is this dude even talking about, bruh?

Second, as we now know, this isn’t Schlossberg’s first time being racist on camera, son. Apparently, back in October of 2016, he was caught on film calling someone “an ugly fucking foreigner.” So, this asshat has a history of being a bigot. All the while, he’s a lawyer who boasts about being fluent in Spanish on his website. Side note, I love everyone who left his Yelp review comments in shambles. Moving on, my brain can’t even comprehend the levels of irony and hypocrisy, man. Hell, this man works in New York City, one of the most diverse cities in the world, and is shocked that people speak more than English. *Sigh* What the fuck is wrong with everyone, fam?!

In the end, shout-out to Edward Suazo for exposing this carpetbagger. Ultimately, the next time someone tries to front like Trump didn’t run on a platform of hate, just show them a video of Schlossberg. By and by, all of the hatred that he’s spewing comes DIRECTLY from the Orange One‘s playbook, bruh. All I can say is, White people have to do MUCH better, son. Frankly, this isn’t our problem to fix, man. It’s theirs. Real talk, they’re the ones with the underlying issues, fam. Not us. That is all. LC out.

White People: Stop Calling The Cops On Us!

Look, now is the time to nip this racial profiling shit in the bud, son. Hey, White people, stop calling the fucking cops on us all of the cotdamn time! I mean, hasn’t the Black Lives Matter movement taught y’all anything?! It’s no secret that Black and Brown people are scared of police and for GOOD reason, man! The LAST thing we need is an unwarranted altercation, simply because White folks have an irrational fear of people of color. All in all, keep the fucking authorities out of these mundane situations, bruh!

Ok, for those who missed it, let me explain why I’m on ten today. So, Lolade Siyonbola is a Black graduate student at Yale University. Now, while studying in her dorm’s common room, she fell asleep. From there, some random White woman took it upon herself to call the cops on Siyonbola. Moving on, according to the authorities, the White woman stated that Siyonbola didn’t appear like she was supposed to be there. Oh, why would she think that, huh? Does it have anything to do with the color of Siyonbola’s skin? (*HEAVY sarcasm*)

Listen, this type of tomfoolery annoys the FUCK out of me, fam! Real talk, it’s so troublesome because it’s a SUPER common issue that people of color have to deal with. Shit, just the other week, Darren Martin, former White House staffer under Barack Obama, was confronted by police while moving into his new apartment. Apparently, his new neighbors thought he was a burglar. Also, in another incident, Kelly Fyffe-Marshall, Komi-Oluwa Olafimihan and Donisha Prendergast, Bob Marley‘s granddaughter, were surrounded by police outside of an Airbnb. Once again, the neighbors just assumed that they were thieves and called the cops on them. Lastly, we all know what happened to those Black dudes in Starbucks, son. So, I don’t even need to go into that again.

On the real, White people don’t seem to understand that they’re putting our lives in danger. Look, what if Martin had been shot in his apartment? Hell, that’s not an unreasonable thought since we get shot by the cops over EVERYTHING! How would these fucktard neighbors justify their actions then? Good Lord, even when we as minorities are minding our fucking business, we STILL get harassed, man! Keeping it a buck, it’s beyond tiring, fam. We just want to live our lives outside of the CONSTANT suspicion and scrutiny, bruh. All I can say is, knock it the fuck off, White people!

In the end, ahhhhhhhhhhh! Fuck, man! All of this shit has me HOT, son! Ultimately, situations like this make me question whether or not we really have allies, fam. Listen, Hillary Clinton is a “liberal” and STILL talked about being scared of Black people in hoodies. *Sigh* I swear, people of color can’t find refuge ANYWHERE, bruh. That’s all I’ve got for today, folks. LC out.

America, As Told By Childish Gambino

So, I’m not going to lie, son. Real talk, I have no interest in writing some elaborate think piece, man. I mean, at this point, A TON has already been said about Donald Glover‘s, excuse me, Childish Gambino‘s “This Is America” video. Frankly, there’s no way for me to add any new insight to the zeitgeist, fam. Side note, Blavity has my favorite write-up about the video so far. Feel free to check it out, folks. In any case, instead of trying to break new ground, I’d much rather speak on what resonates with me. All in all, there are a lot of gems in this joint. Allow me to speak about my favorites, bruh.

Ok, the first thing that jumps out at me is the dancing. Now, the actual moves that Gambino and the children are doing aren’t important, son. In actuality, they’re just a distraction from all of the fuckery going on in the background. On the real, it’s a perfect metaphor for this current generation, man. Look, these days, people only seem to be concerned with turning up, doing drugs and getting money. All the while, racism and classism have engulfed so much around us. All I know is, either we’re not paying attention or we’re just looking for an escape, fam.

Now, the next thing that jumps out at me is the gun violence. Namely, the fact that guns are treated better than people. Shit, after Gambino shoots a guitar player in the head, the gun is safely placed in a cloth. Meanwhile, the dead body is callously hauled away. Next, Gambino murders an entire church choir, but the AK-47 is delicately placed in another cloth. All I can say is, we all live in a country where the Second Amendment is more important than our lives. Keeping it a buck, I low key gave up on the idea of gun reform after Sandy Hook. Listen, if twenty dead children doesn’t inspire action, then what the fuck will, bruh? *Sigh* We can’t continue on like this, son.

Lastly, on a more positive note, I’m presently surprised by the vocals of Young Thug, 21 Savage, Slim Jxmmi, Quavo and BlocBoy JB. Being honest, I didn’t hear them at first, man. I guess I was too enthralled by what I was watching. Anyway, after hearing their adlibs, I’m excited by the fact they contributed to a song like this. Look, it can be said that artists like them have a heavy hand in the issues outlined in the second paragraph. But, they allow themselves to be part of a bigger cause. Now, I don’t know what that means going forward, but it’s super dope in the moment, fam.

In the end, well done, Childish Gambino! Ultimately, I dig the fact that he’s using his platform in such a manner. By and by, it’s easier to be “safe,” bruh. It’s easier to do what’s comfortable for the masses. At the end of the day, it’s much harder to jump off of the ledge, unsure of where the chips may fall. So, shout-out to Glover for not being safe. The way I see it, the times are waaaay too dangerous for that. Good day. LC out.

P.S. Since this post is about Glover, I also want to quickly discuss something else. Look, can Black people kill the narrative that a person can’t be pro-Black and date outside of the race? Listen, who gives a fuck if Glover’s significant other isn’t Black? Oh, is he suddenly clueless about minority issues because he fell in love with someone? Is he suddenly blind to systemic racism because he has a connection with someone? Knock it the fuck off, people! Everyone should be free to love who they love AND work towards community empowerment. That is all.

‘Whose Mans Is This?’: My Thoughts On The Kanye West & Charlamagne Tha God Interview

So, I’m not going to lie, son. Real talk, I’m going to cheat with today’s post, man. I mean, at this point, I’ve said everything I could possibly say about Kanye West and his coonery, fam. All in all, his sit-down with Charlamagne Tha God hasn’t changed anything for me, bruh. Frankly, Ye has done a TERRIBLE job of eloquently expressing his thoughts and opinions. Side note, I think that’s because, as he proved with T.I., he doesn’t really know what the FUCK he’s talking about.

In any case, today’s plan is to simply re-post several articles I’ve already written about Kanye. On the real, I feel like they all still apply right now, folks. In addition, I’m going to post his interview with Charlamagne and let people take from it what they will. At the end of the day, I really might be out of words, people. Keeping it a buck, I don’t know what else to say about Kanye West. So, I’ll just let my previous words do the talking. *Sigh* People can click on my hyperlinks below. That’s all I’ve got for now, brethren. LC out.

P.S. I have no words whatsoever for Kanye’s interview with TMZ. I… *Sigh* Shout-out to Van Lathan, though. He said everything that needed to be said. Bye.

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Long Live James Shaw Jr.!

So, I’m going to keep this post short today, son. On the real, I just want to take the time to give a shout-out to James Shaw Jr. I mean, that guy has to be the dopest dude in America right now, man. Shit, not only did he stop Travis Reinking from killing more people in a Nashville Waffle House, but he’s also raised a substantial amount of money for the families of the victims. All in all, this man should be celebrated, fam. No if, ands or buts about it, bruh.

Ok, at this point, if anyone isn’t aware of Shaw’s heroism, then shame on them, son. Basically, when Reinking decided to murder innocent people the other week, Shaw took it upon himself to act. He grabbed the burning barrel of Reinking’s rifle and wrestled it away from the killer. Essentially, by putting himself in harm’s way, Shaw saved the lives of many others. Real talk, he would have been enough of a hero if he left it there, man.

But, Shaw is way doper than that, fam. After receiving recognition for his bravery, he decided to start a GoFundMe donation. Originally, his intention was to raise $15,000 for the families of the deceased. Instead, he was able to raise upwards of $200,000, bruh. So, he saves additional people from getting hurt AND finds a way to contribute to the loved ones in need. Sheesh, how can anyone hate on this shit, son? Keeping it a buck, the world would be a MUCH better place if more people like Shaw existed.

In the end, there’s nothing else to say, man. Long live James Shaw Jr., fam! That is all. LC out.

Good Riddance, Bill Cosby

Look, let me be clear, son. I’m not one of those people who romanticizes Heathcliff Huxtable and The Cosby Show. I mean, I’m fully aware of Bill Cosby‘s impact across media, man. I’m fully aware of the doors he’s opened for Black people in both entertainment and education. However, I have the ability to acknowledge his past work and still think he’s a disgusting human being, fam. With that being said, Cosby is getting what he deserves right now, bruh. All in all, any man who has violated as many women as he has should NOT be celebrated, folks. Plain and simple.

So, for those who missed it, Cosby was convicted of three counts of aggravated indecent assault. All of this stemmed from an incident with Andrea Constand, a former Temple University employee, back in 2004. In any case, after all of the accusations against Cosby through the years, he finally got bagged for something. At this point, I don’t want to hear anybody else caping for this dude, son. On the real, DOZENS of women have accused Cosby of similar transgressions over the decades and NOBODY seemed to give a fuck. The way I see it, if folks really believe that ALL of the women are lying, then they probably think R. Kelly is innocent too. Side note, when the fuck are we going to get R. Kelly out of the paint, man? Hell, how much dastardly shit does one guy have to do before he sees any retribution? *Sigh*

In any case, people have to learn how to separate the man from his persona. Listen, Cliff Huxtable isn’t real, fam! Hillman College isn’t real, bruh! It’s okay to love what those images represented and still criticize its creator. Real talk, the images presented on The Cosby Show, A Different World and Fat Albert were AWESOME for Black people. But, that doesn’t mean we should give a deviant a pass, son. All I know is, no television show is worth a woman’s safety and/or dignity, man.

In the end, shout-out to Hannibal Buress, fam. Ultimately, it’s amazing that a secretly recorded joke started an avalanche, bruh. By and by, I know Buress has tried to separate himself from the scandal over the years. But, he unwittingly became an ally in the fight against sexual abuse. At the end of the day, Cosby got what was coming to him. All I can say is, I don’t feel one iota of sympathy for the man. That is all. LC out.