The Culture Commentary

A bi-weekly blog that brings news and commentary from around the web. New post every Tuesday and Friday.

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Imma Stick Beside Him

July 27, 2021

The one about the Frito-Lay strike, 2020 Tokyo Games, Michigan Republicans stealing money, and new COVID vaccination mandates.

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Going for the Gold

July 22, 2021

The one about the beginning of the 2020 Tokyo Games, women fined for wearing shorts, consequences for starting a wildfire, and racism in the construction industry.

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Guess Who’s Back, Back Again

July 20, 2021

The one about critical race theory, Bezos goes to Space, appointees to the Jan 6. committee and Ben & Jerry’s ice cream sales.

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Walk It Like I Talk It

June 29, 2021

The one about the melting of half the country, college athletes making money, and identifying racists.

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Let Me Buy You A Drink

June 25, 2021

The one about Michael B. Jordan’s cultural appropriation, Black farmers’ continuing injustice, and a Hampton water crisis.

Red Light, Green Light

June 22, 2021

The one about racists trying to get a racists statute re-erected, anti-vaxxers, Bezos in space, and energy drink stupidity.

What Time is it?

June 18, 2021

The one about Juneteenth, movement on systemic racism, the history of the rainbow flag, and update on Supreme Court cases.

You Mean To Tell Me It’s Only Tuesday

June 15, 2021

The one about a lost Black Florida Senator’s gravesite, DOJ’s false promises, questionable drug approvals, and puppy thieves.

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Now, That’s How You Supposed to Drive

June 11, 2021

The one about the FBI monitoring Cori Bush, a new ocean, racism in evictions, and Toobin’s return.

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Sunshine and Rain

June 8, 2021

The one about the progress of reuniting migrate families, Buckhead City, the FBI recovering ransom money, and an immaterial (literally) sculpture.

On the playground was where I spent most of days

June 4, 2021

The one about a D.A.’s retaliations, a women’s rights high school graduation speech, the NFL being racist, and Derek Chauvin asking for leniency.

Can’t Wait Another Minute

June 1, 2021

The one about the Tulsa Race Massacre, Texas Democrats stopping a vote, statue cleaning bacteria, and companies going back to in-office work.

Minding Your Business Is Free

May 27, 2021

The one about Amy Cooper suing her ex-employer, the Vatican stealing street art, the ACLU suing Arkansas, and a ban on banning on social media.

Just One of Dem Days

May 25, 2021

The one about George Floyd, Professor Nikole Hannah-Jones’s lack of tenure, and class differences in vaccination rates.

Say It Loud

May 21, 2021

The one about black media in Chicago, Black farmers, unemployment benefits, and some bee facts.

Meet Your Mama on a Sunday

May 18, 2021

The one about an actual voter fraud case, social media debt and Cuomo’s book deal.

Rain Down On Me

May 14, 2021

The one about more states and unemployment benefits, new faces on your quarters, and what you should be flushing down the toilet.

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You Live and You Learn, Hopefully

May 11, 2021

The one about drawing lines on Mt. Everest, unemployment benefit requirements, what Broadband coverage actually looks like and Facebook’s policy regarding sharing articles.

Mothers: I Feel Like That Should Be Celebrated

May 7, 2021

The one about a white farmers whining, states trying to save coal, old meeting new with death penalty methods, and unemployment benefits.

May the 4th Be With You

May 4, 2021

The one about a modern day case of actual slavery, Caitlyn Jenner’s views on transgender sports, Facebook and Trump, and an update to birth order pshycology.

A memorial lives where George Floyd was killed in Minneapolis on May 25 while in police custody.

Come Pick Up Your Feelings

April 23, 2021

The one about a new partnership for minority children, HUD lifting a transphobic Trump proposal, and two crazy in love people in Florida.

A memorial lives where George Floyd was killed in Minneapolis on May 25 while in police custody.

Now Push

April 21, 2021

The one about my thoughts on the Derek Chauvin guilty verdict for the murder of Georgie Floyd.

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Earth is So Ghetto

April 16, 2021

The one about movement on the House reparations bill, Chauvin murder trial update, an unsavory book deal, and a possible settlement for those duped by the Fyre Festival promises.

Everything Old is New Again

April 13, 2021

The one about the continued killing of Black Americans by police, more money leaving Georgia, Far-right domestic terrorist, and some recent Supreme Court decisions.

Sittin’ Up In My Room

April 9, 2021

The one about the United Airlines new pilot program, expanded voting laws, racist software, Chauvin’s murder trial update, and new child support laws.

Like Beyonce, I excel as a solo artist.

April 6, 2021

The one about the vetoed Arkansas transgender law, Chauvin’s murder trial update, the DOT stopping a Houston highway, and saying goodbye to Yahoo Q&A.

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I’m Sippin’ Wine, In a Robe

April 2, 2021

The one about Black Media and GM, the first week of the Chauvin trial, Voting Rights, and Student loans.

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Tommy Ain’t Got No Job

March 30, 2021

The one about the beginning of the Chauvin trial, a rape conviction reversal in Minnesota, and new anti-LGBTQ and everybody laws in Arkansas.

Mines Still

March 26, 2021

The one about my vaccination, Georgia’s anti voting laws, tax payers representing police in legal matters, and what else is happening on Sesame Street.

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Run Quick, See

March 23, 2021

The one about the reparations in Evanston, seditions charge for the insurrectionists, at-home abortions, the Ellen show, and a class action lawsuit about the Apple keyboard.

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You’ve Got Me Feeling Emotions

March 19, 2021

The one about the rise in Asian hate crimes, Racism in the Tax code, upcoming Evictions, Hollywood’s race issue, and Kanye West.

Same Difference

March 12, 2021

The one about the Breonna’s Law, Racist Georgetown Law professors, Unspent Covid Relief money, and Stacy Dash.

Let’s Take it From the Top

March 9, 2021

The one about Biden’s review of Title IX, H.B.1 voting rights bill, racists seeking law enforcement careers, and the Mississippi water crisis.

Just A Little Help

March 5, 2021

The one about the pilot guaranteed income program, Google’s diversity recruitment problem, and republican candidates being targeted by media companies.

First Do No Harm, Part II

March 5, 2021

The one about the human radiation experiments in the U.S.

It’s Ladies Night (Month)

March 2, 2021

The one about the Women’s History Month, Amanda Gorman’s Dutch translator, Kidnappings in Nigeria, the latest in Voting Rigths and the Texas power grid.

First Do No Harm, Part 1

February 26, 2021

The one about the Tuskegee experiments, eugenics, and forced sterilization.

Now You Know

February 23, 2021

The one about 24 little known Black History Facts and the re-opening of a migrant children facility.