OVER IT: Rachel Dolezal, Caitlyn Jenner, and The Confederate Flag

Blindie is not only over the racial shenanigans of Rachel Dolezal, #ByeRachel, the transition of Bruce Jenner into Caitlyn and that damn racist Confederate flag, we’re also WAY over the media hype of it all. First of all, Rachel Dolezal presents herself as a pathological liar who is in deep denial of reality. This denial … Read more

Gimme Five: Things We Love About Lee Daniels’ Empire

Okay, so we know this post is long overdue, but we were so caught up with all of the drama on Empire that we forgot to weigh in on it. So, without further ado, here is a round-up of the five things Blindie loves about Lee Daniels’ Empire, besides the obvious -like Cookie, and Gabourey … Read more

GIMME FIVE: Top Moments From SNL 40

Saturday Night Live turned 40 with a three-and-a-half hour live episode on Sunday and a reunion of cast members from over the years. Here are Blindie’s top 5 moments from the extra long episode.

Kimye, Rihanna, and Beyonce Grammy Red-Carpet Looks Recreated By Kids

New York City-based photographer Tricia Messeroux of Toddlewood Studios has recreated celebrity red-carpet looks of  the 2015 Grammy celebration using kids. The result is, of course, adorable and also better than the original in some ways. We’ve selected our favorites: 1. Rihanna – As soon as we saw Rihanna in that flouncy oversized tutu from … Read more

GIMME FIVE: Things You Should Remember About Bill Cosby (Besides the Drugging and the Raping)

Before Bill Cosby’s once illustrious career melts away like a pudding pop left out on a hot summer day, and before you go blaming comedian Hannibal Buress for stirring all of this mess up and causing the meltdown, just remember these five things:   1 – Cosby objects to poor black people Remember when Bill … Read more

GIMME FIVE: Reasons To Love “How To Get Away With Murder”

There are so many reasons to love Shonda Rhimes latest hit drama on television, but these are Blindie’s top five! 1 – Billy Brown – He’s got the body of a boxer and the voice of a Marine! Seriously, he’s the voice from the Marines commercial. Before going downtown on Viola Davis in the first … Read more

Jesse Williams On Shooting of Ferguson Teenager Michael Brown

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Jesse Williams talks to CNN about the shooting of 18 year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson Missouri on Sunday. Here are a few excerpts from his on the situation:

“I think we have to talk about the narrative and make sure we’re starting at the beginning. You will find that people doing the oppressing often want to start the narrative at a convenient point,” Williams said. “This started with a kid getting shot and killed and left in the street for four hours. I’ve never seen a white body left in the heat for four hours in the sweltering heat.

“I know plenty of white kids that steal stuff from convenience stores,” Williams continued in response to allegations that Brown stole cigars moments before his murder by law enforcement. “There is this idea that every time a black person does something they automatically become a thug worthy of their own death.”

“The rest of us are not treated like human beings. Period,” the actor said. “That needs to be discussed. That is the story.”