Life, Love, Politics, and the Ignorance We All Hold Dear!!

Azealia Banks Was Right about Kendrick Lamar

Let me be clear: I am not a fan of Azealia Banks whatsoever. As talented as she is, I feel that she does involve herself in too many beefs and Twitter wars. For me, […]

I’m In Love With My Friend – PT 104

I haven’t done a Plain Truth in a while. I think it has been since around Thanksgiving a year ago. And now I am back at it!

I know you all remember the R.L. and […]

By |January 8th, 2015|life|0 Comments|

Antonio Martin Killed By Police at 18

And just like that, another human being becomes a hashtag. This time, he is young (as usual), Black (typical), and was unarmed and minding his own business (again).

In Berkeley, Missouri, a young man by […]

By |December 24th, 2014|life|0 Comments|

The NYPD and their Roosting Chickens

I had always wondered why the idiomatic phrase “the chickens have come home to roost” was used in reference to karma and cause and effect situations. Doing a tad bit of research shed some […]

By |December 23rd, 2014|life|0 Comments|

Dear America: Black People Want A Divorce

Dear America,

I must admit: lately, our relationship has been pretty awful.

These past few years have been tumultuous at best. What the world has seen is the utmost disdain for anyone claiming to be African […]

By |December 8th, 2014|life|3 Comments|

Darren Wilson, Ferguson, and Indictments

It is after 9:00 and NOW they wanted to drop a decision that they figured out damn near a half a day ago. November 24, 2014 is going to go down as that day […]

By |November 24th, 2014|life|0 Comments|

Turkey Day Classic 2014: The Good, The Bad, and Wonderful

It is the Monday after the Turkey Day Classic. This past game was quite interesting for a few reasons. There was plenty of good to take notice to. In other instances, there was something […]

By |November 24th, 2014|life|0 Comments|

The N-Word Will Always Exist

It was during the 1980’s in which I had my first encounter with racism. I had to be no more than 7, maybe 8 years old. I was riding around in my father’s grey […]

By |November 13th, 2014|life|0 Comments|

Wesley Meredith the Republican Welfare King

When the phrase “welfare recipients” is used, people tend to think of poor Black people. We have all heard it before: references to single Black women with a whole bunch of kids as being […]

By |October 13th, 2014|life|0 Comments|

Black Gun Club Begins Patrolling Streets

When you are the inherent victims of police brutality, then there has to be a time where you stand up for yourself. People would rather you actually “go to the authorities”. However, that does […]

By |September 30th, 2014|life|1 Comment|

We All Struggle In Life – Plain Truth 42

This post is dedicated to my homeboy that I am “counseling”. Peep every word, sir:

I have made it to post 100!!! Chyeah!!!

Now back to the regularly scheduled program….

A cool cat from my great childhood years in Gary, Indiana reminded […]

Long Distant Loving – Plain Truth 23

It is me or is Marvin Gaye singing his heart out. He even got on his classic skullcap. Touching the hands of so many women in the crowd, you knew they all wanted to be “chosen”. Yet, there are […]

Greg Anthony Is Not Marv Albert

By |January 19th, 2015|

So, Greg Anthony is caught in a scandal he has no business being in. He was arrested in a prostitution ring in DC. Being a married man and a sports commentator, Greg Anthony had […]

Azealia Banks Was Right about Kendrick Lamar

By |January 11th, 2015|

Let me be clear: I am not a fan of Azealia Banks whatsoever. As talented as she is, I feel that she does involve herself in too many beefs and Twitter wars. For me, […]