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Chapter 1-3: NaNoWriMo

In my absence from this blog, I’ve also been sketching out the very rough first draft on a new novel. It’s a family drama, and I’m posting the chapters on Tumblr as I finish them. 59 more words


The Stumbling Inabilities of Rock Kitaro - November 11th, 2014

Thinking music – The Neighbourhood “Sweater Music” -


“If you can’t take criticism here at home, what makes you think you can handle it in the real world?” 1,206 more words

Rock Kitaro

Pigment Challenged

Black-ish is a new sitcom on ABC it focuses on a black family living in a wealthy predominantly white suburb of Los Angeles. The show tackles the topic of race and what it means to be black in today’s society. 763 more words

When Keeping It Real Goes Black-ish

“Black-ish picks up the conversation the Huxtables were having when the cameras weren’t on.”
–myself, 9/24/2014

To round off ABC’s Wednesday night line-up with millennial sit-coms using the pre-year 2000 format of focusing on the American family, after three back-to-back shows focusing predominantly on Anglo-Saxon families, there is a black family.   2,099 more words


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Editor's Note: This piece was originally posted at "The Uppity Negro", the personal blog of our ICU Co-Founder/Editor Joshua L. Lazard.