Sochi Olympics Gets Support From American Athletes Like Nick Cunningham

Gracie Gold, Ashley Wagner: USA Olympics Skaters In Glo-Blades? The Sochi Olympics in Russia have bashed from many American journalists and from those on social media (like myself) who aren’t…

Google Glass: A Thank You To Sarah Price And Answer To Her Question

Who had Google Glass, or looked like they had it, in 2012? The question comes because Sarah Price, of the Google Glass team was kind enough to respond back to…

Google Glass, African Americans, Bradley Horowitz, YouTube, And Etiquette

Black Students Avoid UC Berkeley Because Cal Doesn’t Go After Them

There has been a lot of chatter why UC Berkeley doesn’t have a larger black student base. One recent publication reported that more than half of African-American students who are…

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan Thinks Black Oakland Is Bad

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan said this to the National Journal’s Sophie Quinton: “And so, you asked me what my challenge is. Well, my challenge is to let people know what…

Aaron Alexis: Washingon Navy Yard Shooter New, Sad Breed Of Black Male

Aaron Alexis, the Navy IT specialist who went on a rampage and killed 12 people at the Washingon Navy Yard on Monday, is part of a new, emerging breed of…

Tech Crunch Disrupt SF 2013 Observation On Blacks In Tech

Now that Tech Crunch Disrupt SF 2013 is history, I’m going to make this quick observation: there were more African Americans there, including Startup Battlefield presentations by two groups that…

President Obama’s Speech At The 50th Anniversary Of The March On Washington

President Obama’s Speech, courtesy of The White House. This is a transcript of the full speech given by President Barack Obama today, Wednesday, August 28th, 2013, and to commemorate the…

John Burris On George Zimmerman Verdict, Trayvon Martin, And Racism

Famed Oakland Lawyer John Burris, once called “Oakland’s Johnnie Cochran,” once again talked to me about the George Zimmerman Trial – this time about the verdict. On Saturday, a jury…

Voting Rights Act Upended By U.S. Supreme Court; GOP In Trouble

On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court, on a 5-4 vote, in deciding the case Shelby County v. Holder, elected to basically kill the Voting Rights Act, and put the whole…

Jason Calacanis: Ah, Gawker, Mr. C Knows There’s Racism In Tech

Jason Calacanis seems like a good guy, but after accidentally running across a Gawker blog post from February 6, 2013, called “Racism Doesn’t Exist in Tech Because White Tech Blog…

U.S. Unemployment At 7.7 % 236,000 Jobs Added

The U.S Unemployment Rate is at 7.7 percent, which is the lowest point it has been at since December of 2008, when the rate was 7.3 percent. The 7.7 rate…

Presidential Inauguration 2013: Credentials, Niners, Union Pub

Just recapping the Presidential Inauguration 2013 Sunday, and the San Francisco 49ers big-win and right to go to the Super Bowl, before getting dressed to go back to the Capitol…

Room 389 Oakland Closes Not For All – Friends Stay Past 2 AM

Oakland bars acting up after 2 AM and not closing down? Yep. Here we go again, sadly, at Room 389 on Grand Avenue. Another Oakland bar where the owners and…

CNN’s Ridiculous Look At “Black Nerds”

CNN just had a segment devoted to “Black Nerds” that was just completely annoying. The reason is, Carolyn Costello, the CNN Anchor over the telecast, was trying to push being…

Comic Con 2012: IT’S A DISASTER Is Rachel Boston and Erinn Hayes New Movie

IT’S A DISASTER. Well, not really at Comic Con. I was given the pleasure of previewing a new movie by the LA comedy group called The Vacationers, called IT’S A…

John Derbyshire Fired For Racist Column Telling Whites And Asians To Avoid Blacks

Well, just a few hours after this blogger declared him the “face of modern racism,” John Derbyshire, earlier today the Contributing Editor For The National Review, has been fired. I…

Mayor Jean Quan Had Affair With Ron Dellums In 2009

UPDATE: Mayor Quan Pissed Over April Fools Joke. Fans of Oakland Mayor Ron Dellums believed he was on a good track to recover what some others had said was a…

Am I Linsane? You betcha! – William Wong In Jeremy Lin Fan Club

Yes, I am Linsane, which means I am a member of the Jeremy Lin Fan Club, perhaps the fastest growing entity worldwide over the past 10 days or so. Before…

Was Arizona Gov Jan Brewer Drunk While Pointing Finger In Obama’s Face?

Two days ago, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer shocked the World by showing just how little class and dignity she has when she greeted U.S. President Barack Obama on the tarmac…

Ron Paul and Racism: Ron Paul’s Not Racist

In 2007, this blogger made a video question for the CNN YouTube Republican Debates for Ron Paul, and it was based on the work of Alan Bernstein of the Houston…

Herman Cain Drops Out Of GOP Presidential Race

Well, this blogger was wrong. GOP Presidential Candidate Herman Cain just announced that he’s suspending his campaign. He did this just five minutes ago, and at a brand new headquarters…

Rick Perry Voted Against Apartheid-era South Africa Sanctions

Just overcoming the bad press surrounding the news that Texas Governor and GOP Presidential Candidate Rick Perry owns a family hunting camp once called “Niggerhead,” now there’s more racially-charged news…

On The View, Herman Cain Says Blacks Need To Be Saved; Really?

Herman Cain Says Blacks Need To Be Saved. Really, Mr. Cain said that. This is why I don’t like Herman Cain for President. On ABC’s The View on Tuesday, the…

Black War On Obama? No. Just Tavis Smiley and Cornell West

When I met and talked to Professor Cornell West and Talk Show Host Tavis Smiley at the 2008 Democratic National Convention, the concern then was, as Professor West put it,…

Rick Perry – C.L. Jackson Used At Response Religious Speech To Mask African American Issue

Texas Governor Rick Perry is, to this blogger, a very scary guy and the speech he gave at the Response religious event of two days ago only makes me shudder…

One Million Followers On Twitter, But Not A Celebrity? How?

Twitter has become a necessary and useful tool for sharing information, thoughts, and ideas in seconds and to a vast number of people. Moreover, a set of frequent and constant…