Where are the Coffee Shops in Black Atlanta?

Ok. So the title of this post is a little misleading, especially the term “Black Atlanta.” You might say that Black Atlanta is full of cafes and coffeeshops. Just look at the area just east of downtown formerly known as Sweet Auburn around Edgewood. Old Fourth Ward is the name of part of that area. ...

A Hard Look at ‘The Magicians’

04. January 2017 I've Been Thinking 0
I was going to write a post about my issues with one of my favorite TV shows, The Walking Dead. I just finished binge watching the last several episodes of the current season. But I got sidetracked when I stumbled upon a little new show called The Magicians on SyFy (well, I found it on ...

The Curious Race/Case of Lil’ Wayne

03. November 2016 I've Been Thinking 0
[This essay includes some derogatory language that may be unsuitable for some.] This whole Lil’ Wayne situation has got me thinking a lot about the intersection of race and class. Here’s a recap for those who don’t know: Recently, the rapper (and now author) sat down with ABC correspondent Linsey Davis on Nightline for an ...