I Love L.A. – #1 The Los Angeles Lakers

  One of my earliest memories as a sports fan was turning to the news and literally watching the Kings leave town on their way to Sacramento.  I had my Chiefs and Royals, but I was an NBA free agent.  Like so many other black folks of the early 80s though, it didn’t take long […]

The Most Important Film of Black Cinema

While we all have different ‘favorite’ films in black cinema, it is my argument, using the criteria I’ve established (relevance to black culture, the legacy or shelf life of the project after the initial release, the actual craftmanship of the filmmaking, the degree to which the film was noticed/recognized by the mainstream, and the Apollo […]

Fish in a Barrel

  Everyone has thrown in their two cents about Lamar and Khloe.  There’s the prenup/financial take, the ‘moving too fast’ take, etc.  Recently I was at a professional event that gave me a mini-epiphany about things like this.  So I’ll play the ‘Devil’s Advocate/Hollywood’ take… Like I said, this was a semi-professional gathering.  You could […]