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Happy Fourth!!!

For my family and myself the Fourth is a day we can shut out the world and spend some much needed together time. We BBQ, talk, eat an assortment of picnic foods, and watch fireworks from the roof of the car. 67 more words

Lifestyle

Nine Things Guaranteed to Happen at Your Family Cookout

There is nothing black people love more than cookouts. The food, the family, the games all make for a wonderful time and great memories. Now there are certain markers of any black cookout and I’m here to give you a rundown of them: 723 more words

The Cackle Corner

STAND UP AGAINST RACISM: FAIRFIELD, OHIO POLICE

I’m tired… but not too tired to stand up against racism! When I see it, I’m going to post about it!!!
CLICK THE LINK BLEOW TO READ FOR YOURSELF!! 29 more words

Novadose

Michael Pfleger: Tickling the ears of his Flock

Michael Pfleger—I refuse to refer to him by his preferred title out of respect for Jesus’ words in Matthew 23:9—is a Catholic priest from the South Side of Chicago who is well-known for his stance on guns—he’s against them. 552 more words

Social Commentary

Prelude and In Honor of My Father

Following is a rewrite of a blog I wrote back in 2009, republished in 2013 in honor of Father’s Day. It is included in my latest book entitled “The Episodic Thoughts of Hamp.” More importantly, it was an inspiration for my next book, which is about the life and times of my father. 1,937 more words

Black Folks News

Black Blogography

The intent of this blog is to present my views on life, society, and culture as it pertains to the black experience. Black life is rich with heritage, traditions, and love. 798 more words

Bars! Back in The Days When I Was Angsty and Poetic

Soooo all over the interwebs it’s throwback thursday. In the spirit of this weekly holiday I’ve decided to go back to the archives of a young Raki, back when I used to spit bars. 314 more words