Happy Black History Month everyone! This is the time when we should be celebrating our heritage, our pride, our people, however, there’s been quite a few hang-your-head-in-shame moments already and Black History Month is just kicking off. Here’s five recent moments that may as well have set us back.
1. King Me
Where does one begin with Bishop Eddie Long? Molestation charges for which he settled out of court and now, he’s a king? If that’s not blasphemy, I don’t know what is. How embarrassing is this display of an actual Kinging (definitely not a word) ceremony?
2. Money TalksYells
Black women fighting on reality tv has become an expected dynamic. The entertainment aspect of it is almost extinct that it’s getting a bit old. Marlo and Sheree’s high-pitched petty argument over returned Neiman’s clothes, repossessed cars and sugar daddies even had Nene do some self-reflection.
3. White Hates Black
Actor, Brian White recently laid out a lot of racial opinions and well, he just might have an issue with black people. Generalizations of ethnicity isn’t fair and it’s ignorant.
4. Kola Boof Beef
Who’s more reckless on Twitter than Rihanna? Kola Boof–author and former mistress to Osama Bin Laden. Her recklessness actually leans more towards ratchet. Her latest rants deal with high-profile hubby of Kimora Lee Simmons–Djimon Hounsou. She claims to be his mistress as well. Straight disrespectful. Good thing Kimora or Djimon aren’t responding at all.
5. Momma Knows Best
I mean, is there anything to say about this? Jim Jones’ mom, Nancy’s rap attempt at a rap career cannot be serious. It. Just. Can’t. Be. Jim must truly be a momma’s boy because he let her go through with this ridiculing of Chrissy and herself via “Love & Hip Hop.”