460 Grand Avenue Oakland Divides Adams Point At Lake Merritt

460 Grand Avenue is a planned development at a prime real estate address near Lake Merritt that, when finished, will offer 78 apartment units in a brand new five-story building.…

Jameis Winston Wins 2013 Heisman Trophy, But Dogged By Rape Claim On Twitter

Jameis Winston, the great Florida State University (FSU) Quarterback, won the 2013 Heisman Trophy, but from social media’s view on Twitter, Winston has been proven guilty even as the law…

Heisman Trophy 2013: Jameis Winston vs AJ McCarren, Johnny Manziel, Jordon Lynch

The 2013 Heisman Trophy competitors are Jameis Winston of Florida State, Alabama’s AJ McCarren, Texas A&M’s Johnny Manziel, Jordon Lynch of Northern Illinois, Auburn’s Tre Mason, and Andre Williams of…

Damon Bruce Reveals Problem Of White Male Intolerance In Sports Broadcasting

Damon Bruce is a previously pretty-much not-well-known sports broadcaster who toiled with pleasure for KNBR Radio until being reportedly suspended, indefinitely, for saying that a woman’s place is not in…

Cory Booker Tweets With Stripper Lynsie Lee To Escape “Gay” Tag

Cory Booker tweeted with stripper Lynsie Lee for a politically calculated reason. Cory Booker’s got a gay problem that some in his camp think is a kind of weight around…

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…

Sarah Slamen Slams Texas Senate Committee, Defends Abortion, Gets Kicked Out

Sarah Slamen decided to go to the Texas Legislature and give them a piece of her mind a month before she relocates to New York, a state that respects a…

Fast And Furious 6: Black Men Have No Women

Fast And Furious 6, the action movie starring Vin Diesel and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, has topped the $100 million mark, already, and it was just released last week, on…

Jason Collins Out As Gay, Cool; Straight Black Men Under Attack?

Jason Collins came out as gay in a well-presented column released in Sports Illustrated today. This blogger’s initial reaction was “so what?” Growing up in the San Francisco Bay Area…

Geek Culture Exists Because Of Immature Male Feelings Of Insecurity

On Twitter, San Francisco blogger Violet Blue issued this tweet: Just told Ada courted Marie Claire for feature saying hacker culture is hostile to women. (I saw a MC press…

Christopher Dorner Looks Like LL Cool J & American Idol Castoff; LAPD Problem

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KavKPY-bfKo In LA, the Los Angeles Police $1 Million reward for Christopher Jordan Dorner has caused about 600 tips – none right to date. Dorner looks like any bald, husky,…

2012 Year When Black Men Hit Main Stream For Better And Worse

This has to be noted. Between Herman Cain, the black GOP business exec who ran for President, Alan West, another black GOP man who made it to Congress in 2010,…

Star Trek, Celeste Yarnell, Nichelle Nichols, Michael Dorn, Denise Crosby, Jessica Mann, Dianka Minko: One Cool Night

This is how my weird life works. And I’ve made the decision to blog and vlog more about it, as much as news, events, or anything else. It all starts…

Movemember: I Have A Built-In Symbol In Prostate Cancer Fight – I’m Black

As of today, the watchword is “Movemember.” Movemember’s where you grow a mustache to bring awareness to prostate cancer and to overall mental health. But this blogger’s already got a…

James Bond: Happy 50th Birthday!

Ian Fleming’s James Bond and this blogger have something in common: we’re both 50 years old. Since I grew up as Bond’s brother, for all practical purposes, I have a…

Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio’s Classless Maurice Vick Post

Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio’s made some post in the past that I questioned from a racial perspective, but he seemed to be a really cool person – albeit one…

TSA Agent At United O’Hare Airport Terminal Should Be Removed

It’s hard enough to be a TSA Agent without folks like the one I’m about to rag on present. Last week, my Mother and Stepdad were the victims of a…

Hey CBS San Francisco, Enough With The Oakland Black Male Misery Stories

Can CBS San Francisco, which consists of KCBS and KPIX, lay off the black male misery stories? If it’s not murder, or drugs, it’s this one that popped up in…

Oakland News: Wild Nightlife Scene, Gang-Rape Of Alley Patron?

That has to be the most shocking title you’ve ever seen me post. Come to think of it, it’s shocking even if you’ve read my blog for the first time.…

Will Jeremy Lin (‘Friend’ of Barack Obama, Donald Trump) Be Ruined By Fame?

It was inevitable that Linsanity would morph into the celebrity stratosphere. Two weeks ago, Jeremy Lin was a nobody, practically the last man on the New York Knickerbockers’ roster, reportedly…

Jeremy Lin: Floyd Mayweather Right About Race Factor

NBA NY Knicks Star (or ‘sudden star’) Jeremy Lin has become the focus of attention since he exploded into the pop culture scene helping to propel the Knicks to exciting…

Women In CE Event Honors Women In Consumer Electronics, But…

CES 2012 Las Vegas is a (white and Asian) male-dominated consumer electronics industry environment. So much so that an organization like “Women In CE” – which serves as a networking…

Yvette Prieto: Michael Jordan Engaged To Hot Cuban-American Model

Well, Yvette Prieto was so sold on Air Jordan, she dated Michael Jordan. Now, she’s about to become Mrs. Michael Jordan. The 48-year-old NBA and Chicago Bulls legend proposed to…

Ndamukong Suh Issues Apology, Deals With Media Racism

That Ndamukong Suh managed to take the NFL by storm comes as no surprise to anyone who’s seen him play while he was a student at Nebraska. And to be…

Conrad Murray Guilty Of Involuntary Manslaughter In Michael Jackson Death

Ok, you know you saw this – Conrad Murray Guilty Of Involuntary Manslaughter In Michael Jackson Death – coming. As this blogger stated, Mr. Murray got too caught up in…

Occupy Wall St Women Are Hot – Deal With It Jezebel

The Occupy Wall Street operation that started over a month ago has turned into a movement, in part thanks to the awful actions of the New York Police Department of…

Cisco: Another Reason For This Blogger To Be Wary

Other than cancelling the Flip Video Camera, and having me fly across country for a meeting only to have the rug pulled out from under me when I landed and…

Oscar Grant Protests Come As Johannes Mehserle Is Released – Oakland’s Word

The nightmare that has been the Oscar Grant Murder, while it occurred on New Year’s Day Morning two years ago at Fruitvale BART Station, is not over. Former BART Police…