Happy Third Anniversary, Cool Blk Ppl!

In May of 2012, I threw caution to the wind and started this blog, CoolBlkPpl. Three years later, it is still going.  My goal is to highlight black excellence and creativity.  At some point, it would be great to introduce more writers, but until then you are stuck with me.  Leather is the traditional gift for a third wedding anniversary, so this leather cuff would be a nice gift.

I wrote a little about the reaction to First Lady Michelle Obama’s commencement speech at Tuskegee.

Yesterday’s outrage:  You can’t wear sunglasses inside a mall in Alabama if you’re black.

Kaya Thomas, a Staten Island native who is a sophomore at Dartmouth, was honored at Black Girls Rock. She delivered the app, We Read Too which is app is a directory of books written by people of color for young readers.

Interview with Robin Thede, the head writer for The Nightly Show

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