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Obsidian Overcomes The Objectors - Saturday, April 20th 2013 9:33 AM
Quite a few people have attempted to dismiss or otherwise poo-poo many of my arguments. Here I address and debunk them.1. Obsidian hates Black people and Black Women...
Dragnet vs. Malia: Who Wins? - Friday, April 19th 2013 1:59 PM
Been a bit outta pocket over the past week or so, but I'm glad that I haven't posted since then, as it has given many of you, my esteemed readers, the chance to weigh in. To be...
Why Are So Many Black Men Failing - & Why Are So Many "Black Male Relationship Experts" Refusing To Do Anything About It? - Thursday, April 11th 2013 1:32 PM
"The Game is to be sold, not told."-Iceberg SlimA week ago I discussed at length the claims many Black Women make when it comes to the dating and mating scene in our time,...
Support The Spearhead - Tuesday, April 9th 2013 11:25 AM
"You're either part of the solution...or part of the problem."-Popular 60s sayingBill "Welmer" Price, owner and proprietor of the popular Men's online magazine The Spearhead,...
Talib Kweli & Rick Ross: A Lesson In "Who Are You Gonna Believe: Me, Or Your Lying Eyes?" - Monday, April 8th 2013 5:34 PM
From my comment made earlier this morning at Very Smart Brothas:"One of the people that I follow on Twitter is Talib Kweli, and over the past week or so, he’s been engaging...
Black Women Who Ask "Where Are All The Good Single Black Men?" Should Take A Good Long Hard Look In The Mirror First - Thursday, April 4th 2013 12:22 PM
"To ask the question, is to answer it."-Obsidian Maxim #17Last week I received an interesting link from Ms. Maggie McNeill (whose blog is in my view, required reading for anyone...
Born Again: Back At The Spearhead - Monday, April 1st 2013 11:26 AM
"Damn it feels good to see people up on it..."-Biz MarkieIt's fitting that this announcement comes on the heels of the Easter holiday. Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls,...
Saturday Musings: What Price, "Black Love & Freedom?" - Saturday, March 30th 2013 9:45 AM
“Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice…you can’t fool me again.”-George W. BushNOTE: The following is actually an admittedly epic comment by yours truly, taken from...
New Article Up At The Urban Politico: Adria Richards-The Empress Has No Clothes - Thursday, March 28th 2013 7:15 PM
"I'll be back..."-The TerminatorAs promised last week albeit a bit late, here I am with my take on the Adria Richards fiasco; it's up over at The Urban Politico. Here's a...
Adria Richards Open Thread - Friday, March 22nd 2013 1:08 PM
If you haven't heard by now, the Internet is aflame about the exploits of one Ms. Adria Richards - Chuck over at GLPiggy's all over it, and he's not alone; a number of people I...
War On Rape = War On Drugs - Thursday, March 21st 2013 2:30 PM
From my recent guest-article over at The Urban Politico:"Zelina Maxwell's recent appearance on Fox News and the events that followed, has seemingly ignited yet another round in...
Black Social Media: What's It Good For? - Monday, March 18th 2013 9:54 AM
“I don’t rhyme for the sake of riddlin’…false media, we don't need it, do we?”-Chuck D/Public EnemyNOTE: Yea, I'm mailing it in today - kind of. The following is a...
Sistas In America Have Very Good Reason To Be "Frustrated" - Thursday, March 14th 2013 5:34 AM
"They drew first blood."-John RamboDuring the recent conversation taking place over the popular teledrama "Scandal" one of my regular reader/commenters - Hollenhund - alerted me...
Blogging For Brothas, 101 - Tuesday, March 12th 2013 10:29 AM
"Just Do It."- NikeOver the course of the past few years since I started blogging, I've received emails and whatnot from Brothas asking my advice on how to go about this...
Being White In Philly: Conversations With Robert - Sunday, March 10th 2013 4:23 PM
OK, back from a much-deserved break and ready to pickup where we left off with our "Being White In Philly Sunday". In this, our fifth post of the day, we wrap up the first leg...
Being White In Philly: Roissy/Heartiste Smackdown - Sunday, March 10th 2013 2:00 PM
Our fourth post on "Being White in Philadelphia Sunday" here at the O-Files, comes by way of the Dark Lord of Sith Game, the Crimson Artist formerly known as Roissy. At Chuck's...
Being White In Philly: Don't Confuse Me With The Facts... - Sunday, March 10th 2013 1:00 PM
Our Sunday Focus on the Being White in Philly issue continues, with the comment combo-comment of mine, where I point out that one of Robert Huber's close colleagues over at...
Being White In Philly: Fear Of A Black City - Sunday, March 10th 2013 12:00 PM
Continuing on with our Sunday Experiment, the following is a comment by yours truly, in response to one of Chuck's regulars, and a fellow Philadelphian, one Ms. Dana (you can...
Being White In Philly, Interracial Bullying & Micro Aggressions Sunday: The Obsidian Weighs In - Sunday, March 10th 2013 10:36 AM
"When you go looking for the truth, be prepared to find it."-African ProverbIn case you happened to miss it on my Twitter feed, I've been hanging out over at my friend Chuck...
The Olivia Pope Rorschach Test: Obsidian's Take - Friday, March 8th 2013 9:03 AM
"You can observe a lot by looking."- Yogi BerraBefore I even get started, I want to thank everyone who took the time out to give their thoughts, responses, reactions,...
The Olivia Pope Rorschach Test - Thursday, March 7th 2013 8:08 AM
Earlier this week I got wind of this most interesting clip of the hit teledrama "Scandal" starring Kerri Washington and written by Shonda Rhimes (no relation to Busta as far as...
O-Files Comment Of The Week: Sat, Mar 2, 2013 - Saturday, March 2nd 2013 10:24 AM
"I think its ok so long as people (especially men) use it as a supplement to living life. It seems people who are socially awkward or too lazy to leave the house and live use it...
North Dakota: Ground Zero Of Sexual Politics, Human Sociosexual Dynamics, & GAME - Thursday, February 28th 2013 10:02 AM
“So many people look at you like you’re a piece of meat; it’s disgusting. It’s gross.”- Megan Dye, 28, a nearly lifelong Williston resident. If you've been...
Online Dating: Don't Believe The Hype - Wednesday, February 27th 2013 9:03 AM
"Jane, stop this crazy thing!"- George JetsonAmericans are seemingly obsessed with both technology and predicting the future. When they combine, we get all kinds of really wild,...
What You REALLY Need To Know About (Black Male & Other) Relationship Experts (The SBM Remix) - Saturday, February 23rd 2013 1:06 PM
"If you want to know God, you talk to an angel; if you want to know the Devil, you talk to a demon."-A Rage in HarlemLate last night while checking my email I got an update on...
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