Monthly Archives: March 2011

On Watoto From The Nile- Letter to Lil Wayne

This musical open letter to Lil’ Wayne is getting lots of love! I want to join the chorus and give a big ol’ YAY to black girls creating media and saying what’s on their minds! Speaking back to Wayne’s misogyny is super important! That said, I wonder about the limits of such a message. Steve Harvey’s views on women are not progressive. He’s simply peddling a more respectable sort of black gender relations that still have women in the role of subservient sex goddesses but with a bit more modesty. To set him up as a positive alternative to Wayne …Read more »

The Year in Crunk: CFC Turns One!

Today is the 1-year anniversary of the CFC!!! We want to thank all of you for your support and your participation in this community. It has been an absolutely CrunkTabulous year! And the best is yet to come!!! This month in addition to our regular posts on politics, relationships, and pop culture, we’ll be featuring some periodic reflections on our year in Crunk. We invite you to share with us what this site has to meant to you — or anything else you’d like to share with us really. But to kick it off, below are a few CFs reflecting …Read more »

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