He’s my favorite comedian of all time but he’s guilty of the same thing that caused him to leave “Chappelle Show.”

*This is not a critique, review, or analysis of his latest special. I’m speaking directly about the comments I’ve heard ABOUT the special in the context of Dave’s most recent comedic output*

Dave Chapelle is my favorite comedian of all time. He and Chris Rock were 1a and 1b…then Dave…

The documentary suggests a cover-up in the death of 17-year-old student found wrapped in a school wrestling mat

As a Black man in America, having faith in the police is like closing your eyes and holding out one hand for a pot of gold and another for a pile of shit. Open those palms wide and there’s no question which one will fill up first.

There’s no reason…

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Some White folk spend a lot of time monitoring Black cleanliness. Meanwhile, others barely wash up at all.

Over the last few weeks, White celebrities have been making headlines for their hygiene practices. On schedule, social media descended into the cultural “cleanliness wars” as everybody realized “proper” hygiene has a great many definitions. …

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I spoke with Ash Parrish, a former Kotaku employee, about what it’s like to be a Black woman at one of the world’s most popular gaming sites.

Being a Black writer online can be a tough road to travel. It can be doubly true if you’re a Black woman writing in a space where people think you don’t belong. …

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Like all things in America, an eviction crisis will hit Black people the hardest

The impending eviction crisis is set up to become a catastrophic event for Black renters. To be clear, it’s going to be awful for everybody, but the problem will hit Black people the hardest. President Joe Biden came under fire after the original, Covid-inspired eviction moratorium expired on August 7…

Garfield Hylton

Medium Creator Fellow. Award-winning TV news journalist. Freelance writer. Mad question asker.

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