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Elon James White

Elon James White is a writer, satirist radio host and founder and CEO of This Week in Blackness. White has been featured on MSNBC, CNN, Huffington Post, Slate, RH Reality Check, Al Jazeera, Buzzfeed and more. White hosts the award winning & critically acclaimed TWiB! Prime on TWIB.FM Monday - Thursday at 6:30pm ET/3:30pm PT.

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Footage released on Monday shows police officers called to help a mentally ill man who was off his medication shoot him, in front of his mother, within 19 seconds.

The Protestors Were Right

The NY Times reported: WASHINGTON — Ferguson, Mo., is a third white, but the crime statistics compiled in the city over the past two years seemed to suggest that only black people were breaking the law. They accounted for 85 percent of traffic stops, 90 percent of tickets and 93 percent of arrests. In cases […]

Ikea Announces Wireless Phone-Charging Furniture

Ikea is evil. Yes, I buy products from them multiple times a yea,r but this doesn’t erase their evilness. What else do you call the latin incantation that they obviously place on anyone who enters their store? You lose track of space and time. Whatever your planned purchasing cap was gets destroyed. You end up […]

Race, Social Media and Engagement

The conversation around the toxicity of Twitter and the hordes of angry social justice warriors who will attack any one who doesn’t understand their secret lingo has become cartoonish. I see emails and posts through out social media warning of the impending doom when trying to be reasonable at the hands of #blacktwitter or another […]

Apparently There’s No “BLACK” In Team

So this was published about the Patricia Arquette situation: Part of the push-back at Arquette was an off-shoot of anger at the Oscar nominations being “too white,” giving complainants a more specific target to shoot at, and that drew in women of color feminists who have been engaged with white feminists in a cold war […]

Patricia Arquette, Criticism and Progressives

Patricia Arquette’s comments at the Oscars have set the internet on fire. Her call to arms for equal pay for women and her commentary that, knowingly or not, added to the much critiqued erasure of WoC within the larger feminist movement as a whole has everyone weighing in. There are a bunch of articles that […]

New Ish!

In an attempt to lock myself into a writing schedule I’ve decided to create this new column here

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SC Police Dashcam Video Shows Fear of Black Bodies Again

In yet another example of the lack of respect of Black life, SC former State Trooper fires at Black man

Elon James White On #Ferguson, Tear Gas and Fear Of The Police

Elon James White, CEO of This Week in Blackness, describes his harrowing experience of getting tear-gassed in Ferguson, Missouri.