Playing Catch With A Ghost

Anyone who cares about the present and future of black America should look at ways to strengthen families, not grouse about supposed exclusion.

What Would Joan Rivers Do?

Joan Rivers was one of the first to be canceled—she was banned from late night TV for 21 years before finally rising from the ashes.

Buy Me Some Peanuts And Cracker Lia

Putting on a women’s bathing suit and tucking your equipment doesn’t make you a woman any more than putting on blackface made Al Jolson an African American.

The Front Row Is Over

In the moment Will Smith slapped Chris Rock at the Oscars, he may have killed what’s left of live comedy. 

BrokeBatch Mountain

Sam Elliott is not a conformist. The Hollywood legend still thinks for himself and isn’t afraid to say so. How very American.