If you ain’t read How to Hustle and Win: A Survival Guide for the Ghetto, start there! It’s the most comprehensive text I can suggest, teaching how to think and move in today’s twisted society. The following excerpts speak to the topics I’ll cover in more depth in A Sucker Born Every Minute.
See Dr. Supreme Understanding as he debates alongside team members Kalonji Jama Changa, Dhoruba Bin-Wahad, Dr. Khalilah Ali and Marcus Coleman. April 15th 3pm-6pm at the Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History.
There’s a new “Planet of the Apes” movie coming out. Plenty of jewels in it, just like the last few. Remember how the film series started out? It was back in the day, when the writers wanted to address racism and social injustice of their time by casting whites as a subjugated race, treated as subhuman by their conquerors, the Apes.
I used to think Nick Cannon was wack too. I say “too” cause I know you did too. Still might. It’s okay to admit it, because he accepts it. It’s part of being Nick Cannon, to accept that millions of people do see you as wack sauce. BUT Nick Cannon is NOT wack, and I’ma tell you why.
Dave Chappelle is that dude. He’s the son of a wise father and a mother who continues to teach Black studies at a university level, who raised him in the movement. His family embraced Islam decades ago, but Dave never discussed his personal culture publicly. Dave had knowledge of self. Still does.
Did you see the video Snoop did featuring Donald Trump? You’ve got to! Why is this important? Man, this is a matter of presidential importance! You know how I know? Because our President himself took the time to respond to it, via Twitter at that! Do yall realize we finally have a president who can start a nuclear war thanks to Twitter beef?!