Monthly Archives: December 2014

Blaxploitation 2.0 (a.k.a. The Return of the BAMF)

If you’ve been following my career for any length of time, you know that blaxploitation is my thing. Hell, my career as a writer really started with my fascination with blaxploitation, starting nearly twenty years ago when I decided to … Continue reading

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Hanging My Head in Shame (a.k.a. Apology with a Capital A)

Not that long ago, I wrote about an experience I’d had with a woman, where I felt my blackness (among other things) was being called into question. The piece that I wrote was an immediate response to the moment, while … Continue reading

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Happy 4th Re-Birthday To Me

This weekend is the 4th anniversary of my almost dying. That’s an anniversary not many people get to claim, but for me it is one of great significance. I’ve already written about my near-fatal bout with pneumonia on several occasions … Continue reading

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Calling Blackness Into Question (or Being Black, With a Capital B)

Honestly, I’m tired of talking about these things. I’ve been dealing with race and racism my entire life, and now that I’m closer to 50 than I am to 40, I’m really tired of explaining myself and issues surround race … Continue reading

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