Woman Wakes Up to Find Intruder in Her Bed; Brother Gives Unique Warning

While making my rounds of the right wing blogs this morning, I spotted this headline (or a variation of it) on at least 3 of the blogs. As I watched the accompanying video, I was a little surprised to see that the victim was black. After all, this video is headline news on conservative right wing blogs which normally don’t show much concern for poor projects dwellers.

It didn’t take long for me to see why the video was making news on conservative blogs. About a minute into the video, the woman’s brother, Antoine, appears to give a stern warning to the intruder, who got away when Antoine confronted him in his sister’s bedroom.

I’m not ashamed to say that it bothers me when the news media seeks out blacks with poor dialect to highlight on the evening news. This type of news coverage minimizes the crime, and instead belittles and degrades poor urban blacks. But as long as there are right wing blogs eager to ridicule our people, this type of insulting news coverage will continue.



 


  • crzasallgetout

    Dang you Sandra!! LOL.

  • LuvMySailor

    I saw this on Facebook. He is funny but I can tell he’s ready to beat down the perp who hurt his sister

  • Ebony

    It’s Lafayette from True Blood trying to save his sister Tara. :rofl: hide your husbands they raping everybody :rofl:

  • FloridaChick813

    Sooooo this what the hell was being discussed!!!!!!!!!!!

    :rofl: and :dead: @ It’s Lafayette from True Blood trying to save his sister Tara.

  • crzasallgetout

    @luv
    I bet dude can’t beat anyone down for real.
    Smh at blue hair girl

  • Divinebrown

    HMMM….

    He has a low budget B.Scott feel to me.

    I BETCHU THAT MUG IS FUN AS HAIIIIILLLLL when he’s drunk.

  • LaTechGrad02

    LOL, he reminds me of half of the people from my hometown…loves it

  • Nika405

    This happens everywhere. Black or White. The media loves to get the story from the person they think will come across as “slow”. My HS caught on fire, the producer walked right past the honor students and got the stoners to give an interview….I don’t even have to tell you how that went.

  • OutsidetheBox

    :dead:

  • http://talkingwithtami.com/blog talkingwithtami

    What the!!!!

  • pointhimout

    bless him. i bet they’re the nicest people too.

  • crzasallgetout

    @nika
    For us they get the ghetto,hand gesture fools. For yt they get trailer park country bumpkins.

    neither have all their teeth in most cases.

  • SuthernBelle4

    I saw this video last night, he was killing me with the neck roll, lol. Anyways I hope everyone is enjoying this beautiful Friday. OFF TOPIC: Did ya’ll hear about Lawrence Fishburne’s daughter going into the porn industry

  • Divinebrown

    pink kinky twist….

    help my people lord…

    :pray:

  • BROWNSUGAPOET

    I bet he will windmill the hell outta somebody!

  • crzasallgetout

    @ Brown
    And fix his hair when it’s over.

  • STAN4FL

    This happens everywhere. Black or White. The media loves to get the story from the person they think will come across as “slow”. My HS caught on fire, the producer walked right past the honor students and got the stoners to give an interview….I don’t even have to tell you how that went.
    *************************************************************************
    :cosign:
    It’s ratings

  • http://chokolatemilk.blogspot.com Choco

    I don’t even know what to say the hoodz chilln in the living room-dirty floor – Head Gyrations and Ignant Dialect :rofl: I swear I was perplexed, bamboozed, shocked and AMUSED Antoine needed to finish that with two snaps in Z formation

  • RedRobyn

    BROWNSUGAPOET says:

    I bet he will windmill the hell outta somebody!
    ____________________________
    :rofl: :rofl: girl stop.

    This chit right herrrrreeeeeee

  • allwrightyden

    umm, umm, umm…. us as a people! :coffee:

  • spongebobfan

    i saw this on all the blogs but didnt see the video till now

    woooooooooooooooooowoooooooooooooooow #flavaflav

    @sutherbell, i see everyone all up in arms about Morphes daughter. if she wants to get her back banged out on tape so be it. free country.

  • Ebony

    So you can runtellthat homeboy :dead:

  • H-Townmama

    I saw this on another site.
    :rofl:

  • http://chokolatemilk.blogspot.com Choco

    @Sponge
    Yeah I’m like whatev on Chip-D gettn in the biz that is DUMB and I don’t even care her hair on the promo made me mad and that lil weirdo next to her J Pipes Uhhhh straight to trash DVD

  • BROWNSUGAPOET

    seriously Redrobyn how do you fight somebody doin the damn windmill???

    I had a fight with a gay guy and he had a windmill for my ass! I was like WTF!

    Nika do you know the twins degory and gregory

  • RedRobyn

    @Brown

    Im more interested in knowing what the hell you was fighting a gay dude for?

  • Buddafly

    First time hearing about this…. SMH

  • Khunfuzion

    BROWNSUGAPOET says:

    I bet he will windmill the hell outta somebody!
    …………………………………………………

    Shut up! LMAO at my desk. I think they coming to see why I’m laughing. Oh, shyt, everytime I look at what you wrote I bust out laughing again cause I can see him windmillin’ somebody with that scarf on his head! LOL

  • CreoleCutie7

    THAT WAS THE FUNNIEST THING I’VE SEEN ALL WEEK! :rofl:

    Hello SR fam :hug:..It’s Friday :waves:

  • FreeToSpeakUp

    BROWNSUGAPOET says:

    I bet he will windmill the hell outta somebody!

    ———————-

    :rofl:

  • FreeToSpeakUp

    @ OTB

    What kind of hair is that in your head?

  • Nika405

    @ Brown no but the names sound familiar.

  • BROWNSUGAPOET

    Red it was in school and I can’t remember why we got into but we were arguin back and forth and finally on the bus it came to a head and he got started with that windmill shyt so I just kicked his ass in the knee. He had long nails so I knew he was bought to scratch my face up

  • speakinmymind

    **windmills into comments heading towards Brown** :lol:

    anyhoo, this ish right here made my Friday! i almost choked on my lunch laughing so hard!

  • Princess Smarty-Pants

    :cosign: @red #26

  • STAN4FL

    Divinebrown says:
    pink kinky twist….
    **********************************************
    How did I miss that mess?

  • BROWNSUGAPOET

    Nika they were gay twins, Degory was dark and thin and Gregory, the one i had the fight with was brite and thick and they looked NOTHIN alike!

  • spongebobfan

    bright pink kinky twist, i blame nikki minaj…. love you but damn damn damn!

  • speakinmymind

    @ BROWN
    u know i read that as ‘DEE’-GORY instead of sounding like Gregory! :lol:
    i’m not even going to get started on ghetto baby names…

  • Nika405

    @Brown I know who you talking about now. LOL I heard about them and saw them @ a couple games but you know when DHS & SS played there was no time for chitchattin after. You betta run before the fights starts.

  • RedRobyn

    :rofl: @ Brown

    Girl i know, don’t fck with my face like dat. So what happened after you kicked him in the knee?

  • crzasallgetout

    @speak
    If I see/hear one more person name their kid Nevaeh I’ll scream. Or BeYonce

  • SuthernBelle4

    @spongebob you’re right, she is grown. I guess I gave her the Prince sideye is because she said she is doing pornography because she wants to get in the “industry”. She said since Kim Kardashian’s sextape made her famous then she was going to try the porn industry. It was just strange since her dad is so big in the industry I was just thinking why wouldn’t she call him?

  • BROWNSUGAPOET

    Degory tried to come back to SS after gettin kicked out and keep in mind he was dressed like a chick and an ugly one at that got into it with some guy, why did hid ass pull out the mace and one whole hall smelled like mace! People’s eyes were waterin and we were chokin and shyt

  • Divinebrown

    @STAN….I DONT FUGGIN KNOOOOOOOWWWWWWWW!!!

    I’m just speechless…Do you go into the WORK FORCE WITH 1B AND BARBIE COLORED KINKY TWISTS??? I know she got the same color on her nails.

    *ya got ta coorrrrrdinate, coooorrrrrdinate*

    I’m hanging out with my white friends all weekend to make myself feel distant from this Niggatry.

  • SuthernBelle4

    did not see the girl with the pink kinky twist, I am wondering did she use yarn or the pink kool-aid :/

  • BROWNSUGAPOET

    Red his ass went down and started cussin me out sayin he was one burn my house down! We later becasme friends

  • Divinebrown

    UNCLE RUKUS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    *don’t trust them new n!ggas*

  • VIBABY

    Whyyyyyyyy Lord! :dead:

  • SuthernBelle4

    @DivineBrown I just read your comment and all I could think about was this girl and her pink “club” outfit for the weekend, I have been taken all the way down.

  • http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#/profile.php?ref=profile&id=1335451522 therapist1911

    @Brown! Dayum you for all u live and stand for at this moment. “Windmill the hell” “got into a fight with a gay twin” I’m done..going home to see my maker and granddaddy

  • spongebobfan

    @SB i will cosign at that, her reasoning did not make a lick of sense at all. just admit you wanted to do hoesyt to piss off daddy. she also tried out for playboy but got rejected. i dont know her acting skills but she has a look about her that wouldve worked.
    ah well

  • http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#/profile.php?ref=profile&id=1335451522 therapist1911

    SN: anyone seen the Jahiem video “gotta get back”….Regina King is his leading lady….nice video

  • http://chokolatemilk.blogspot.com Choco

    Okay I’m :rofl: at how many cowardly azz lonely heffas so called had a CHOCO roasting last nite on SR WTF and damn all of you :chickenhead: bishes please go back and read my response to you FIRST again yall need more to do with your time you on a blog after works hours talking about a person you don’t know now I know how sad your lives were but you weak azz broads just proved to me how WEAK And CONCERNED you are with my life-HATERS RATIO jumped me into the Celebrity Pool :rofl: Dumb Azz BROADS GTFOH

  • speakinmymind

    ???????????????????????????????
    what the he!! is going on Choco?

  • Divinebrown

    @SuthernBelle4….AND YOUUUU KNOOOOWWWWW, THEY ARE LOCAL CELEBS NOW so they gon do it up!!!!! I just don’t know what to say.

  • Dr. O

    I usually don’t post and just enjoy reading the comments but… I have been seeing the pic above on a lot of other blogs and I kept ignoring the story bc it did not seem interesting ( too may stories so I have to filter out which ones to read). Well I just finished watching the video and – I mean WOW !!! Honestly I had to look away ! The brother was too much for me !! LOL

  • BROWNSUGAPOET

    Therapist is I take it back will you put the gravi up that I like?????

  • http://chokolatemilk.blogspot.com Choco

    @Speak
    I don’t know I didn’t read all of it I read parts and it was after work in the Khalil post bamma azz broad talking behind my back but not to my face I’m in here errrday say what you want to me then-not in SR afterdark cuz I have a effn life I don’t do SR after dark I’m doing me but on the real it aint that serious I just replied back is all-

    Gotta love the HATERS in 2010 you should def have some or you ain’t doing something right – Kat Williams…

  • crzasallgetout

    Wait are you referring to me Choco? Because I THINK I may be the ONLY person on here from Alabama.

  • http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#/profile.php?ref=profile&id=1335451522 therapist1911

    @brown I’ll put the gravie back up. I might take some more this weekend but I been eating and working like crazy. Only hit the gym once

  • Zephyr1979

    I saw this yesterday and I was damn near squawking at work!! “Hide yo kids, hide yo wife, hide yo husband, they rapin e’rybody!” :dead:

    But it’s true though, the media will look for the least informed, unpolished, uneducated, etc. person to put on tv and the fact that it’s a black community is the reason why I think mainstream media is picking it up. It has absolutely nothing to do with the real story, the lady being attacked, but to show blacks in a negative light.

  • BROWNSUGAPOET

    therapist perhaps you should sned me some pics and let me decide which one you should put up! You know from an artisitic point of view

  • http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#/profile.php?ref=profile&id=1335451522 therapist1911

    “………when it all falls down!” DAnger! Who gonna address the issue?

  • http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#/profile.php?ref=profile&id=1335451522 therapist1911

    Lol @ brown….go to my facebook page and tell me most of them are posted there. Besides the one of just my back

  • http://chokolatemilk.blogspot.com Choco

    @Crazy
    IDK where you in that post so-called roasting me like I said I didn’t read all of it and I don’t intend to but the Bamma was not meant for you Bamma is a slang term in the DMV for someone who ain’t IN at ALL…

  • BROWNSUGAPOET

    Therapist I don’t have no damn FB, it’s the devil!

  • crzasallgetout

    If so, please let me know before I respond and that comment wasn’t directed to me…..

  • VIBABY

    @Zephyr :dead: at squawking. What does that sound like exactly? :lolol: I posted this on fb. I watched it over and over.

    Is anybody going to address the bear in the room…….

  • MissGauzzz

    :dead:

  • STAN4FL

    @ Divine I’m with Spongebobfan we got nikki minaj to thank for this mess.

  • BROWNSUGAPOET

    dearly beloved…………

  • SuthernBelle4

    @DivineBrown, lol, you are too much for me Ms. Lady!
    @spongebob I agree if you wanna do hoshyt do it, but I am kinda scared that this “sex tape” will backfire on her. I still feel like the stigma of being a black woman doing hoshyt is weighed more heavily than white women. I know people may argue Karrine Stephans capitalized on her hoshyt, but I still feel a certain kinda way about it.
    Can ya’ll c my new gravi?

  • http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#/profile.php?ref=profile&id=1335451522 therapist1911

    @ brown…..its not always the devil. I do very little sinning on their lol

    “Dearly beloved….” u bout to perform a weding up in dis bish?

  • shakura80

    I am bussing up literally! I need to come to Atlanta because obviously London is too boring for me…his mouth movements as he spoke was too much ‘well…’ :gay: I have to email this link to my friends :rofl:

  • speakinmymind

    **throws rocks at VI**
    ctfu :rofl: and :dead: and :rofl: and :dead: AGAIN!!

  • OutsidetheBox

    LOL @windmills… *late* I know. Who said that???

    Whats going on in here?

    A brother at lunch just complimented me on my scent, made small talk and knew it by name.. :yes: Asked for my number and :no: .

    How he know I’m wearing Heat???? :gay: ????

  • BROWNSUGAPOET

    @ Therapist not a weddin but i felt like it was bout to be somebody’s funeral up in dis bish!

    And unfortuantely I do ALOT of sinnin so i stay away from FB

  • Peachizz

    “right wing blogs eager to ridicule our people”

    WOW Sandra, I never thought I would’ve ever saw you type “our people”….

  • missy

    I’m sorry but this is the funniest ish i’ve seen ..I saw this yesterday and i laughed my azz off.

    :rofl: this ninja is a straight up fool..and he looks crazy as heck… :rofl:

    If I was the news reporter i would have slapped his azz and tell him nicca be serious…

    Affion crockett is that you???

  • http://www.twitter.com/NaturallyEva MrzzSmitty

    :dead: @ this whole story!

  • OutsidetheBox

    Dang @Free! :lol: Its just Velvet remi. My homegirl just bent the hell out of it. :yes:

  • BROWNSUGAPOET

    OTB I was talkin bout this fight i had with a gay guy and he did a windmill on my ass

  • OutsidetheBox

    Oh my…backs out.

    :kona:

  • OutsidetheBox

    Stop the Track!

    :rofl: @BROWN! I did read that!

  • His_Mommy623

    *throwing chit @ OTB*
    heffa I emailed you! :hug:

    Hey Browntown *waves*

  • RedRobyn

    @OTB

    For real, how does he know? :think:

    Does Heat last long?

    SN: How do I italicize and strikethrough my text?

  • Ms. Thickness

    GOOD AFTERNOON MY SR FAM…

    HOW IS EVERYTHING GOING TODAY?

  • FreeToSpeakUp

    OTB I gave ya’ll that, did you see it?

  • FreeToSpeakUp

    OutsidetheBox says:

    Dang @Free! Its just Velvet remi. My homegirl just bent the hell out of it
    —————————–

    What? :lol: I know that AIN’T yo’ hair :lol: It lookes rodded or spiral. Did know if you bought it like that or set it yourself.

  • T.Y’z Cha Cha

    :waiting: :whistle: :popcorn:

  • speakinmymind

    @ Choco

    i read some of what was said and just figure they were cutting up at your expense. i’ve said it a thousand times and i’ll say it again…i come to blogs for shyts and giggles, not ride-or-die friendship. the innanets is a fantasyland where everybody is anonymous and can do, say and be whoever or whatever they want. maybe you shouldn’t share so much of your personal life with strangers just cuz you have a good time with them on the innanet.

    #noshade
    #jussayin

  • http://myspace.com/necee518 yvonne79

    This is post and the comments are too much! :rofl:

  • http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#/profile.php?ref=profile&id=1335451522 therapist1911

    @OTB I bought my mom & sister Heat for Mother’s Day…..ended up having to get my niece a bottle too bc she was using all of moms. Had to keep the peace. They get jealous when I buy one something…I’ve spoiled all my women

    @Brown….lol well its either a wedding or a funeral to bring a family together. So u doin eulogies now. Lmao I got a lil experience my dad a pastor. Lol let me know of I cam help

  • His_Mommy623

    heyyy Thickums!

  • OutsidetheBox

    Hey His! :waves: <—(s/n: still love Free's panties emoticon *chuckles*)

    @Robyn…*whispers* no it really doesnt..I keep some in the car cause I do like it on me. *moves all smooth like in the seat* Dont get excited @Free :lol: I email you @Robyn the strike through stuff.

    @Free, Flo got it? I missed it..I'll find it tho.

  • BROWNSUGAPOET

    where’s my damn email His!!!

  • kearalove

    :dead: @ ‘Toine. :rofl:

  • FreeToSpeakUp

    OutsidetheBox says:

    Hey His! <—(s/n: still love Free's panties emoticon *chuckles*)

    @Robyn…*whispers* no it really doesnt..I keep some in the car cause I do like it on me. *moves all smooth like in the seat* Dont get excited @Free I email you @Robyn the strike through stuff.

    @Free, Flo got it? I missed it..I'll find it tho.

    ———————————

    Who am I? Hit me up at aol

  • http://chokolatemilk.blogspot.com Choco

    @Speak
    Girl for real like I said I’m going to do me IDC about what anyone says like you said this is fantasy if I wanna share I will – them bishes could’ve said all that to me but IDC about it like that I’m going to share something else personal about me-

    Sandra ROSE doesn’t consume my life-if slackers had fun at my expense so be it like I said I simply replied – and I will continue to talk freely like I do like everyone else I know about ppls personal lives on here as well I dont store that ish in my memory bank I like I give a FUK- PLS anyway DEUCES this place aint even that important

  • OutsidetheBox

    :lol: :lol: @Free Okay! But THATS chit we possed to ask in email! ROFL! Bish you know Im jiving its VELVET REMI ladies!! :danban: bout $90 bucks at your local beauty supply!

    Hey @Therapist. :yes: *finger wave*

  • Carmez79

    THE ONLY REASON WHY ITS ON RIGHT WING BLOGS IS BECAUSE IS SHOWS DOWN TRODDEN BLACKS IN THE GHETTO

  • OutsidetheBox

    @Peachizz You look so nice in your gravi, girl! :yes: #nohomo LOL

  • OutsidetheBox

    @ChaCha You know you switch them cute gravis up! :thumbsup:

  • His_Mommy623

    ok Browntown I’m on it!!

    pls punish me if ur AN-GA-REEE :lol:

  • Ms. Thickness

    FreeToSpeakUp says:

    OutsidetheBox says:

    Dang @Free! Its just Velvet remi. My homegirl just bent the hell out of it
    —————————–

    What? I know that AIN’T yo’ hair It lookes rodded or spiral. Did know if you bought it like that or set it yourself.
    __________________________________________________

    I THINK THAT HAIR OR ONE SIMILAR TO THAT COST LIKE $60 PER PACK…MY COUSIN USES IT AND LETS HER BEAUTICIAN CURL IT.

  • RedRobyn

    Okay @OTB

    Girl my friend turned me on to this perfume. Its Flowers by Cynthia Rowley through Avon. Its VERY VERY inexpensive (avon hint hint) but it smells delightful and it lasts a long time. You would think you wearin some hunned dolla chit!

  • Ms. Thickness

    HEY HISSY BOO

    I TOO HAVE NOT RECEIVED AN EMAIL FROM YOU MAAM.

  • FreeToSpeakUp

    OutsidetheBox says:

    @Free Okay! But THATS chit we possed to ask in email! ROFL! Bish you know Im jiving its VELVET REMI ladies!! bout $90 bucks at your local beauty supply
    —————————
    Sorry :lol: I don’t HAVE your email yet bish! :lol: And I do know what velvet Remi is chick, boxed up real decent. :lol:

  • http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#/profile.php?ref=profile&id=1335451522 therapist1911

    Hey OTB…. like dat gravie but why it look like the senior portrait tree.

    I see you with pouty lip and smizing

  • LaTechGrad02

    @Robyn, sorry to dip into your convo, but I was considering buying that perfume from Avon but didn’t know if the scent would be overpowering.

  • FreeToSpeakUp

    Choco stay fighting. She’s like the cousin you go out with and somebody always trying to jump her :rofl:

  • Daisy

    :rofl: Bless his heart

  • Jerrie

    Funniest sh*t I’ve ever seen. I was laughing my a$$ off when I seen this a couple days ago.

  • http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#/profile.php?ref=profile&id=1335451522 therapist1911

    Lmao @Free…and they never know why ppl want to fight them

  • http://www.facebook.com/evieannie speaknoevil

    I have been laughing so harddddddddddd!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I saw this first thing this morning and was DEAD!

  • http://myspace.com/necee518 yvonne79

    FreeToSpeakUp says:

    Choco stay fighting. She’s like the cousin you go out with and somebody always trying to jump her
    July 30, 2010 at 2:38 pm
    ———–
    therapist1911 says:

    Lmao @Free…and they never know why ppl want to fight them
    July 30, 2010 at 2:42 pm
    ———
    :rofl:

  • OutsidetheBox

    Prolly so @Thick. That one was 14in. :shrug: AANNDDDD y’all down south with the good prices.

    I love Avon @Robyn. Girl I know you a shopaholic like me. :lol: Imma have to check that out. I dont buy scents cause I cant trust my big nose and that little paper. LOL I did love one they had a time ago but it was Mark Beauty? or maybe Beautiful? About 2 yrs ago..

  • RedRobyn

    @LA no you’re good

    I adore it. Just a few splashes will do!

  • Val

    :dead: AND GONE!! :cya:

  • missy

    So i see its still the same ol ish on SR …some people never change…do you not get tired of this mess..geesh..

    If your tired of people saying something to you don’t answer…

    I hate when people say they don’t care but they always respond…

    :S ..and then call people immature …

    in my ocho cinco voice ” CHILE PLEASE”

    Mirror meet image ..image meet mirror because obviously someone isn’t looking in one

    and im not talking about looks just hypocrisy .

    PEACE OUT…

  • Zephyr1979

    VIBABY says:

    @Zephyr at squawking. What does that sound like exactly?
    __________________________________________________________________

    :lol:You know when a parrot lets out that short, loud noise they make? Kind of like that then laughter follows, basically just laughing loudly :lol:

  • OutsidetheBox

    :rofl: @Therapist! It’s a real tree! In a place called Haile Plantation. #truestory #nojokesplease :lol:

    LOL @smizing. They photog. Said sexy face? I said, “#sexyface?” She said, “Yeah. Like…MILEY CYRUS!”

    And…that’s all I had. :shrug: SMH.

  • http://oneperfectassistant.com ggouch

    BROWNSUGAPOET says:
    I bet he will windmill the hell outta somebody!
    _______________________________________________________________
    LUSCIOUS!!! you are a fewl!! :dead: just :dead:

    Hey everybody!!

  • speakinmymind

    @ Free
    you durrrrrrrrty! :lol:

  • Shauny

    :rofl: and :dead: @ this post AND the comments. LAWD SR never fails me.

  • http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#/profile.php?ref=profile&id=1335451522 therapist1911

    @missy I’m just gonna have to steal that one “mirror meet igmage…..image meet mirror” can u

  • OutsidetheBox

    :rofl: @Free! My best friend is that girl! Oh man! The stories! LMAO! I stayed in some chit!!!! :mad:

  • http://myspace.com/necee518 yvonne79

    OutsidetheBox says:

    @Therapist! It’s a real tree! In a place called Haile Plantation. #truestory #nojokesplease

    LOL @smizing. They photog. Said sexy face? I said, “#sexyface?” She said, “Yeah. Like…MILEY CYRUS!”

    And…that’s all I had. SMH.
    ———–
    You are too funny! :lol:
    My mother was thinking about getting married at Haile Plantation (I think)but decided against it. Isn’t that in Monticello or not too far from Monticello?

  • http://oneperfectassistant.com ggouch

    FreeToSpeakUp says:
    Choco stay fighting. She’s like the cousin you go out with and somebody always trying to jump her
    _______________________________________________
    :rofl: oh hell what has cousin choco done now? don’t know if want to scroll all the way up!!!!!!

  • OutsidetheBox

    Hey GG! :waves:

  • His_Mommy623

    Ze Gouch! hey mama :hug:

  • FreeToSpeakUp

    therapist1911 says:

    Lmao @Free…and they never know why ppl want to fight them
    —————————

    :yes: I see you have experienced it too :rofl:

  • SangriaSugar

    Hey Fam!! How is everyone doing???

    Finished my work…now just waiting to get out of the office

  • FreeToSpeakUp

    OutsidetheBox says:

    @Free! My best friend is that girl! Oh man! The stories! LMAO! I stayed in some chit!!!!
    ————————————

    Tell ME about it. At the skating rink, gotta fight, go to the movies, got to fight, go to the mall and go to fight in the parking. The flea market, football games, you name it. UGH! I guess that’s how I learned how to fight. :lol:

  • SangriaSugar

    @OTB….love the gravi :thumbsup:

  • BROWNSUGAPOET

    RAPIST! :waiting:

  • http://oneperfectassistant.com ggouch

    Choco says: Okay I’m at how many cowardly azz lonely heffas so called had a CHOCO roasting last nite on SR WTF and damn all of you bishes please go back and read my response to you FIRST again yall need more to do with your time you on a blog after works hours talking about a person you don’t know now I know how sad your lives were but you weak azz broads just proved to me how WEAK And CONCERNED you are with my life-HATERS RATIO jumped me into the Celebrity Pool Dumb Azz BROADS GTFOH
    ________________________________________________________________________
    :rofl: what post did they roast you on…I wanna see I wann see..yep it is more fun to do it to her face…

  • FreeToSpeakUp

    @ GG

    Chile they were going IN on Choco last night. At first I was like they talking about Choco, but then someone referenced a post from 2009 and I was like nah, they must be talking about someone else, then today Choco went back in :shotsfired:

  • OutsidetheBox

    Monticello is about 2hrs away @yvonne but im sure thats the place. Its the rich folks own little city inside our city. :lol:

  • STAN4FL

    @ OTB why would they use Miley as an example for sex face? But girl you do look hawt. I am I supposed say no homo now :rolleyes:

    @ Free you r defintely from fl

  • OutsidetheBox

    Hey @SS. Thank you!

  • Destinee

    :rofl:

  • speakinmymind

    @ ggouch
    you ain’t shyt!! :lol:

  • Ms. Thickness

    @GG IN THE KHALIL GAY POST

  • SangriaSugar

    @OTB…Miley Cyrus :/ really thats the only reference she had for a sexy look

  • OutsidetheBox

    OMG @STAN!!!!!! :hug:

    Thank you for rolling those eyes! I totally get it!!! :rofl: #sosickofthatdumbchit! LMAO

    And you are so right on all accounts:
    1. Florida GIRLS (all races) stay scraping! AND…
    2. WHY WOULD THAT BISH USE LIL HANNAH?!?! BISH I GOT 5 KIDS WHO LOVE THAT COUNTRY ASS BUMPKIN AND I CANNOT USE HER!! My mama said, “why you mugging? You look just like yourself” #thanksma

  • http://myspace.com/necee518 yvonne79

    @OTB: That’s what I was thinking. I was in Monticello not too long ago. That’s where my mom is….

  • FreeToSpeakUp

    STAN4FL says:

    @ Free you r defintely from fl
    ——————————-

    I sure am boo :yes:

  • Jerrie

    OTB: That is pure sexyness(not a word)! You make me wanna get some pictures done. I like dat! Lol

  • STAN4FL

    #sosickofthatdumbchit :cheer:
    My lil boy love him some icarly
    Mamas always keeping it real even when we don’t sometimes. Gotta love them

  • T.Y’z Cha Cha

    @ OTB…First off ..i love your gravi’s the most…you stay giving face! Hot Mama! no homo ( do I have to say that if Im not a homo?) but yeah I do have OCD with the Gravi’s right now :rofl: , thanks tho ;)

  • SuthernBelle4

    @OTB aww you look so pretty! I think all Suthern Girls got a little scrap in them cause in my neck of the woods I have seen enough weaves pulled and heads getting tagged to make a movie

  • FreeToSpeakUp

    T.Y’z Cha Cha says:

    @ OTB…First off ..i love your gravi’s the most…you stay giving face! Hot Mama! no homo ( do I have to say that if Im not a homo?) but yeah I do have OCD with the Gravi’s right now , thanks tho

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    Yes Cha cha unles you want to be labeled #fakelesbian :lol:

  • OutsidetheBox

    Thank you @Jerrie! And hey! I hate being photo’d so I was so HAPPY to like these pics LOL

    :rofl: @ “gravi OCD” LMAO

    @suthern :lol :It must be a SOUTHERN thing! Its like a right of passage! I’m glad they getting away from that tho…some of em are at least! It was tough growing up like that!

  • Ms. Thickness

    HEY CHA CHA…BUT YOU GOTTA REMEMBER TO “PAUSE” FIRST THEN SAY “NO HOMO”

  • T.Y’z Cha Cha

    WOW……Naw dont want no labels…thanks for the clarification
    Im always in the NO JUDGEMENT LANE tho so definitely to each his/her own. I am very complimentary so I betta get used to saying NO HOMO :rofl: IMA SLAVE TO THE DLCK :cheer1:

  • T.Y’z Cha Cha

    Thanx THICKNESS…HOW YOU DOING (Wendy William lips)
    ;)

  • http://oneperfectassistant.com ggouch

    I just went back and read the entire post!!! :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: noooooooooooooooooooo…where were the peace keepers that come out during the day? where were they last night!!

    KWALL, GYP, and EBONY need beatings!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :rofl:

  • http://oneperfectassistant.com ggouch

    Hey to all my beautiful queens!!! what’s happening for all of you this weekend

    It’s frida it’s friday it’s the end of the week it’s friday…Im going to get my workout on. im gonna get my host on, im gonna get my south carolina road trip on!!!!

  • SuthernBelle4

    @OTB It is tough growing up like that. I was sheltered most of my life life, but when I went to highschool I had to stop being “scary” and had to learn how to get a little “knuck if you buck”. I def would like to go back to my old highschool and teach some etiquette classes cause Lord knows!

  • Ms. Thickness

    IM FINE CHA CHA….

    GOING TO MY CO-WORKERS WAKE WHEN I GET OFF…NO GO ON THE FUNERAL TOMORROW…WE RAISED $680 FOR THE FAMILY HERE @MY JOB.

    HANG WITH MY OTHER “FRIEND”…CAUSE THE MAIN ON IS ACTING LIKE A A-HOLE…LOL

  • Ms. Thickness

    SuthernBelle4 says:

    @OTB It is tough growing up like that. I was sheltered most of my life life, but when I went to highschool I had to stop being “scary” and had to learn how to get a little “knuck if you buck”. I def would like to go back to my old highschool and teach some etiquette classes cause Lord knows!
    ________________________________________

    I NEVER HAD THAT PROBLEM…I WASNT A CHIT STARTER BUT IF YOU BOUGHT IT TO ME I GAVE YOU WHAT YOU WERE LOOKING FOR…I JUST KEPT IN MY MIND MY MOMMA SAY “IF THEY HIT YOU, HIT EM BACK AND IF YOU DONT IMMA HIT YOU” HELL I KNEW I DIDNT WANT HER TO HIT ME…BUT I AM LAID BACK AND DIDNT HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT THAT, PLUS ALOT OF PEOPLE THINK I AM MEAN OR STUCK UP CAUSE IM NOT REALLY FRIENDLY OR WALK WITH A SMILE ON MY FACE :shrugs: BUT WHEN THEY MEET ME ITS DIFFERENT.

  • FreeToSpeakUp

    T.Y’z Cha Cha says:

    WOW……Naw dont want no labels…thanks for the clarification
    Im always in the NO JUDGEMENT LANE tho so definitely to each his/her own. I am very complimentary so I betta get used to saying NO HOMO IMA SLAVE TO THE DLCK
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    :cosign:

  • http://sandrarose.com Sandra Rose

    Wow. So everyone thinks this is funny? A woman was almost raped in front of children and the news media decides to make a mockery out of her story by focusing on her brother. No one is outraged by that? :shrug:

  • Jerrie

    Hahaha, ya’ll go to miss-jia there is a part two! WTF!

  • http://pearlswindow.com Carrington

    Don’t blame white folk for shaming “us”, blame US for giving them ammunition. We give racist people SO much ammunition as it relates to the “image” of black folk.

    The saddest thing is that THEY had NO idea that they’re ignorant and as sad as it sounds, I think WE should continue reporting these images and WE should continue to comment on how ignorant and embarrassing it is, maybe these 25 year old WOMEN will think twice before fighting with a chick in the middle of the street while their babies watch for fear that they’ll end up on youtube, blasted by the BLACK community!

    I don’t really care what the white community thinks of us… I’m more bothered by the fact that we don’t think enough of each other.

    Sometimes people need to be embarrassed into making a change because as strange as it sounds and as unfortunate as it is, the Obama’s aren’t resonating anything positive for some, so when your “norm” is buffoonery, you don’t really KNOW it until someone outside of your typical socialization informs you of that fact.

  • pinksghetti

    I feel bad laughing because it’s such a serious situation but the brother is off the chain hilarious. I hope he gets a reality show because I would definitely watch. That’s scary though what almost happened to the sister.

  • pinksghetti

    Carrington, you are right. And the point about the Obama admins. is correct but it seems that the media is even more focused on the negative in our community since they’ve been in the White House. Maybe that’s their way of reassuring the rest of the USA that “they (meaning us)” may have overcome but not entirely.

  • scorpio

    @Sandra
    Wow. So everyone thinks this is funny? A woman was almost raped in front of children and the news media decides to make a mockery out of her story by focusing on her brother. No one is outraged by that?
    //////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////

    Sandra I’m totally outraged by it. When I first saw this yesterday, I could not believe a news site would air it, professionalism totally out the window, someone within the hall of that station should have said. We will discuss the story without the field footage. Myself as a news anchor would not have wanted to lead into such footage. It’s not funny at all, this is why we as a people continue to be marginalized because we laugh at everything.

  • scorpio

    @ Pinksghetti
    pinksghetti says:

    I feel bad laughing because it’s such a serious situation but the brother is off the chain hilarious. I hope he gets a reality show because I would definitely watch. That’s scary though what almost happened to the sister.
    ___________________________________________________________________-

    A reality show, really?

    Haven’t we had enough?

  • BamaBeauty

    Oh, come on Sandra. The comedy didn’t start in here. It started out there! Did you see his response? I guess his response is all a part of the media setting out to find someone who was willing to be “entertaining”? They didn’t have to search very far.

    Sandra, you’re much smarter than that response. This news was entertaining to yourself as well. I’m sure you didn’t bother to post his video to enlighten us on the the actual crime itself.

    :coffee:

  • T.Y’z Cha Cha

    @ Ms. Thickness

    I know Im always late to everything but stay strong (co- worker)
    as for your “friend” dont hurt him girl

    :dance:

  • http://myspace.com/thatwoodardgirl ndwflorida

    WE COMIN FO YA “WINDMILLING” LMAO
    :FAG:

  • LilMissRed

    HA-LARIOUS!!!!!!!

  • http://sandrarose.com Sandra Rose

    BamaBeauty says:

    Sandra, you’re much smarter than that response. This news was entertaining to yourself as well. I’m sure you didn’t bother to post his video to enlighten us on the the actual crime itself.

    ****************************

    Did you read my post dear? I thought it was pretty self explanatory. I found this video on a white, conservative, right wing blog where they were making fun of us!!! I did not find it funny at all. I don’t find it funny when any race makes fun of my people. Sorry, but I didn’t see the entertainment in it. :(

  • http://sandrarose.com Sandra Rose

    scorpio says:

    Sandra I’m totally outraged by it. When I first saw this yesterday, I could not believe a news site would air it, professionalism totally out the window, someone within the hall of that station should have said. We will discuss the story without the field footage. Myself as a news anchor would not have wanted to lead into such footage. It’s not funny at all, this is why we as a people continue to be marginalized because we laugh at everything.

    ************************

    ITA. I swear I thought this video was a parody until I read the offensive comments on the blog where I found the video. It really is sad that the news station thought this footage was fit to air. It’s degrading and insulting.

  • whatdoesitmatter

    I am so embarrassed. I couldn’t watch the entire video.

  • scorpio

    Sandra.
    I’ve never seen a news story told this way. Clearly this was shown to highlight ignorance. Anyone with two brain cells can tell that the objective is not in the attempted rape, but in the showcasing of poorly educated, low income people. Stereotyping. The real black community in the raw. I Remember Oprah telling a story of when she was in her early days as a news anchor. She said she didn’t make it because when she would arrive on stories where a black woman may be wearing curlers and a scarf, she would pull her to the side and say ” Hey maybe you want to fix your hair a little” This was because she cared how we looked to the larger audience.

  • http://charactercorner.blogspot.com attorneymom

    BROWNSUGAPOET writes: “I bet he will windmill the hell outta somebody!”

    *******************************************************************

    That was the comment of the day. :rofl:

  • KrayZKat

    I wish black people would quit worrying about how “WE” look to everyone else. I’m so sick of it. Does anyone else care how THEY look to the “larger audience?” Are the people making assumptions better than us? Anyone with two brain cells would know that we are how many deep and that this brother doesn’t represent us nor all of our communities. There are communities of wealthy black people. We are the only race of people thinking we have to “represent” for the rest of us.

    We’ve been off the plantation how many years? What about the so called intelligent brothers and sisters we see on TV. I guess they don’t represent us – only the ones we deem “ignorant.” Why are we going to be “embarrased” behind someone else’s supposed “ghetto” attitude? That makes no sense. Sorry for the rant, but it’s high time black people quit tip-toeing around the plantation and quit being so concerned about what other people think as though they are superior to you.

  • KrayZKat

    @Carrington – we can be on our best behavior acting like good little Negros are supposed to and racist will continue to be racist. Are we to blame for their sense of superiority and ignorance? Think about it. What kind of idiot looks at a group of people and generalizes about that group? Isn’t that considered ignorant, stupid, unintelligent? What about the images of “poor white trash?” Do you hear them say, “Oh, we better be careful before others think we are all like this.” These are the people we hold in such high esteem. Do you ever watch, “Most Daring?” and see the idiocy of how some of those white folks behave? I think people fail to understand that if “ignorant, poor, ghetto” blacks represent us as a whole group, then “Oprah, Dr. Ben Carson, and all the other “good Negros” represent us as well, right?

  • http://pearlswindow.com Carrington

    @KrayZKat,

    You DID read the part where I said, “I don’t really care what the white community thinks of us… I’m more bothered by the fact that we don’t think enough of each other.”, right?

  • KrayZKat

    @Carrington, yes, I did read that, and you are right, we don’t think enough of each other, but we don’t put that energy in the right places. It’s not our place to tell other black people how they are to conduct themselves or how to wear their hair or how they are to talk in order that “WE” don’t look bad. Can you imagine a white reporter walking over to another white person with missing teach, dirty t-shirt, smelly, greasy hair, and a lack of command for the English language, and tells tehm, “Hey, you better clean yourself up so that you don’t make us all look bad. What is the world gonna think about us white people?” They don’t do that because they don’t generalize their own people the way we generalize ours. I wish we would “think enough of each other” in ways other than worrying about how we are perceived by yt. JMO. No shade.

  • KrayZKat

    I’m typing way too fast. Excuse the errors.

  • scorpio

    @ Krazy Kat…
    Unfortunately we as a people dont have the luxury of being individuals the way white people do, in the bigger picture. Simply put, we don’t have the power to successfully turn the media’s head into another direction, yes we have made our success stories in the strides that we have made, but just imagine if no one had the full video of Mrs. Sherrod speech at the NAACP meeting the other week. Fox news would have totally crafted the story about that woman that they wanted. As for YT, You can have trailer trash and you can have the wall street worker, no one ever connects the two because trailer trash would not have been highlighted in a news story the way this attempted rape victim and her family were. With us you only get two images, the extremely wealthy and the down and out poor, the whole middle class of the everyday working mother and father raising their kids going to football practice and baking cookies gets missed. Then we don’t help the situation by always willing to appeal to the lowest common denominator as our images. We are the only people that our so willing to constantly show our women as over sexualized gyrating pole twirlers, men tossing dollar bills and throwing up bottles of champagne. I don’t see any other ethnicity so willing to just constantly allow their imagines to be over and over again be put out that way. Just listen at the music, it’s gotten to the point of singing about “the make up bag” What?

  • http://pearlswindow.com Carrington

    @ KrayZKat

    It’s not our place to tell other black people how they are to conduct themselves or how to wear their hair or how they are to talk in order that “WE” don’t look bad.
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    We can end this right there.

    So, if WE don’t own the right to demand that WE do better, then just who is it that should be able to do that, and for that, does it get done at all if we’re tip-toeing around ignorance within our OWN damn communities “minding our business”?

    That thought process is exactly WHY so many ignorant black people don’t KNOW that they’re ignorant or dont’ have an ounce of shame about their ignorance <– because those who KNOW better are too concerned about their IMMEDIATE surroundings to be concerned with the ignorance 10 feet away as if they can't be touched by it.

    That's why crack dealers are able to sell crack and continue to live within the same community he/she helps to destroy and nobody says a word about it <– because we don't feel like we own the right to demand you not destroy our fathers, our mothers, our brothers and sisters, our cousins, even our children at some point.

    The same crack dealer who doesn't know any better sells drugs in the SAME neighborhood his mother has to walk to the store in, then when some clown clocks her on top of the head, he brings that $20 straight to him, and nobody has a clue – but he's too dumb to realize it!

    I'm sorry, but I feel like I have the right to demand that MY people do better and if you see MY son in the streets and he's doing wrong, tell him! Tell ME! Shout it from the mountain tops! Isn't that what MLK's dream was, uplifting his people? If he felt the way you feel, nobody but the Kings would be able to eat at McDonald's today… the rest of us would have to fend for ourselves.

  • KrayZKat

    @Scorpio and Carrington – How in the name of God are we going to be responsible for a people 120 million strong? Demand that we do better? According to whose terms? You demand better for your children. You cannot demand anything from another adult. We CANNOT control another person’s actions, period. Also, who carries the measuring stick for what is acceptable or what isn’t? This man is no criminal.

    You know what? I don’t see Antoine as being the “problem” with some in the black community. I see uppity blacks that look down their noses at anyone they deem “unsuitable” to represent the black race as more dangerous. Why? Because they have been thoroughly brainwashed to believe that blacks should live by an unrealistic standard no one else on the planet has to live by. That, in itself, is utterly ridiculous. If only some black people got that concept.

    Again, why would we single out a segment of blacks and say their behavior is a representation of us all, yet successful blacks are not? That does not logically make sense. People talk about our images. Hey, I have one. Blacks, not whites, hold other blacks to a standard that is impossible to live by. We don’t have the luxury of being individuals? Are you kidding me? Newsflash! We ARE individuals.

    Carrington, you mentioned drug dealers? Calling out criminal activity is one thing. The last time I check, Antoine was not a criminal. People are always spouting, “Don’t judge” yet those very people are the ones with their noses up in the air talking about other blacks who don’t measure up to their expectation.

    I’m going to suggest you read a book called, “Slavery: The African American Psychic Trauma.” One of the questions it asks is: This book was recommended by someone else on the Internet. It talks about this very subject and how blacks have been bamboozled into believe that we all must “represent” because we don’t have the priviledge of being ourselves. That whole mindset is the same ones the racist use. If we have to be held to another standard, everyone else should too because we don’t live on this planet alone. We make of 12% of the population for crying out loud.

    I’m all for EVERYONE being the best they can be, but I feel that with this whole “we gotta do better” mentality that is so pervasive within our psyche, I don’t hold out much hope. We will just agree to disagree.

  • KrayZKat

    Sorry for the rant, but I wanna add something else. Many blacks see Antoine as representing the “worst” of us and many feel he leaves a bad impression of blacks on the world. We are judging a group of people based on certain individuals (in this case, Antoine). WE call them low-lives, ignorant, ghetto, etc. So is that any different than a racist, one who feels superior to people based on skin color, who believe all blacks are inferior? To me, racists judge people based on skin color and not behavior. Every black in this world could be brilliant scientists and there are people who would STILL believe you’d be inferior to them because they don’t see individuals, they see RACE. What’s the difference between them and some blacks who believe the same?

  • scorpio

    What I’m saying is this. It really has nothing to do with how whites see us. We as a people within ourselves should have by now stopped stripping our beauty and intelligence, it use to be there when our grandparents came along and some of our parents. I watch old episodes of Soul Train on Centric and I’m amazed at how classy the people looked and they were tasteful going out to have a nice time to dance to the music on TV. Those images are watchable to this day. When you see photos of blacks during the Harlem Renaissance look at how tasteful it is. Now juxtaposed that next to the images of the news story, girl with pink braids, dude with hair all over the place, screaming at the camera bareley understandable. It’s not even just this news story, many times you can be just out and about and will run across young kids acting up all for no reason. What happened to the thoughts of If my parents saw me out and about acting as if I was raised by dogs how embarassed would they be. I don’t see Filipinos, Chinese, Japanese, Latinos, and all the rest being shown on TV the way we get shown. Yes we have parts of our culture that has to live in public housing, but just because you live there doesn’t mean you have to show your ass, especially when the news crew shows up, something inside should already know the news crew is here, and they really aren’t all that interested in Shay Shay’s apartment being broken into. Let me beat them at their own game and speak into the camera intelligently, had Antoine done that, then I bet the news crew would have then said, oh, we aren’t going to air this because it’s not black enough for us..” Hollywood Shuffle” comes to mind. This is why we don’t see trailer trash. I’m not disagreeing with what is being said about we should not be tip toeing around, but at the same time, it’s time for us to eradicate the anything goes attitude that we’ve adopted in this past twenty five years. Remember when BET had to pull Hot Ghetto Mess from it line up? Again, that anything goes attitude had crept into the broadrooms of BET a programming company that shows it programming all around the world, if it wasn’t for the sponsors pulling out, we would have been watching some serious mess every night. I never will forget in the 90’s I went to London on a trip, at the time Jerry Springer was a big program here in the USA, we all now what Jerry Springer’s show was about in its hay day, just about every English kid that I hung out with thought of young black Americans as Jerry Springer guest. I couldn’t believe it, I became conscious then that we have to think outside of our immediate surroundings and be aware that what we do goes global. I see it nowadays on these court shows all you see is black folk after black folk, in front of the judge talking about a bunch of trash mess, and we don’t even want to get strated on Maury Povich. Again I’m not saying we should be walking around thinking don’t do this, don’t do that concerned about what other people are thinking, but some of the stuff that I see shouldn’t even be crossing our minds to do, just out of basic decency.

  • http://pearlswindow.com Carrington

    I’m more interested in the thought process that you can’t be re-directed just because you’re grown! The people who enforced the rules that MLK marched against were GROWN folk, and they were grown folk when they were forced to change their outlook/views on black people. Some got it, some didn’t.

    Tell that woman/man who decides to go back to school at 40 years old that nobody can teach them anything because they’re grown. There are people who voted for Barack Obama who had a negative stereotype of blacks as a whole, but they opened their grown assed eyes to a man like Barack Obama because HE spoke to their grown a$$es and they saw a need for “change”.

    Real talk: We shouldn’t lose faith in continuing to “pull up” our people just because they’ve reached the age of 21… it’s never too late and I don’t apologize for not doing my part to point out ignorance, I don’t care how long it’s been since you reached 21.

    YOUR thought process is the one that’s going to keep black people ignorant. Do you and “mind your business” as you seem to be suggesting, but as long as I have a son who has to be a black man, I’m speakin up.

  • KrayZKat

    @Scorpio – I grew up during the old Soul Train times. In fact, my best friend was a dancer on one of the episodes. Yes, those were different times all together. It’s the pre-crack/post-crack era. This isn’t the same world I grew up in. Back then, I never heard blacks talk down about each other (I’m not saying they didn’t), but we seemed to be a more cohesive group. Maybe it’s because we were born or grew up during the Civil Right’s movement when black people stuck together. Parents raised their children with morals and values. Enter the crack age. Parents stopped instilling those values and now we have the fall out from it.

    With that said, every generation had it’s “outcast.” You are probably too young to remember, but I’m sure you’ve heard of hippies. During the 60s, they talked about sex, drugs, and Rock N Roll. People looked at them the way some people look at Antoine and his family.

    Scorpio, you’re right – the media doesn’t portray other groups the way they portray blacks, but there’s a agenda behind it. Books have been written on this very subject. On the contrary, they show a lot of trailer park whites. Have you ever sat down and watched some of those “caught on tape” shows like “Most Darling.” They show the most low life, baffoon acting white folks they can. What about “Girls Gone Wild?” The issue is THEY don’t generalize their own. The ones they portray low life are an “exception to the rule” whereas the “Antoines” are the norm. That’s the message they’ve tried to preach since the inception of TV (Amos and Andy, Beulah, Stephin Fetchit, etc.)

    I agree with you about the “everything goes TV,” but as long as black folks continue to support these mindless shows, they will continue to play them. So many blacks will complain about the Antoines of the world, yet sit down and take in hours of foolish reality shows. When are we going to take a stand against that? You mentioned Jerry Springer. The way I remember JS’s show was that it featured the worst of everyone regardless of race, and I sure saw a lot of low class white folks on that show – the same as Maury’s show. Now those white people in London that believe Springer’s show represented the millions of blacks in the world are completely ignorant of the black race – actually humanity itself because anyone with any modicum of common sense should know that what you see on TV is often exaggerated for ratings. Now since they thought blacks were like what JS portrayed, is it your responsibility to dispell their stupidity? Why do we always have to take on the task of proving to idiots that “all us colored folks ain’t like the ones you see on TV.” The best way we can fight it is the not watch shows that continuously portray us in a negative manner. We have to demand it.

    Anyway, I do hear where you are coming from, but I just believe Antoine was being Antoine and passionate about what had happened to his sister. A lot of people put down “ghetto” folks, but many innovations have come right out of the ghetto.

  • KrayZKat

    @Carrington – you are completely missing my point. You’re right – some got it, some didn’t and they still don’t have it. Volition is the key word here. I’m not saying that just because someone is an adult that they can’t learn, but they have to WANT to learn. If you want the task of going around correcting every person you think is an “ignorant black,” then you have a long task ahead of you. I’m not saying that we cannot teach, but people have to be teachable. If we go at people with this holier than thou attitude, how are we going convince them of anything if you are judging them. I hear people holler all the time, “Don’t judge me.” But I guess it’s okay to judge someone if we all collective agree they deserve it, right?

    In order to make America great, shouldn’t everyone be concerned about ignorance regardless of color? My way of thinking is going to keep black people ignorant? Carrington, I hate seeing anyone ignorant. Why do whites, Asians, Latinos, Indians get a pass for being ignorant, yet blacks have to be the Pied Pipers of the universe? Do you see the double standard we have put on our own people? Madness, I tell you. Straight madness. We live in a world full of ignorant people, and it’s sad that for centuries, blacks only see themselves as such.

  • KrayZKat

    @Carrington and Scorpio – If only we could harness this much passion at changing the world as we are at one brother who so many blacks are ashamed of, we could take our rightful places in society. We always so worried about bullsh*t.

  • KrayZKat

    *we’re always*

  • scorpio

    @ Krazy Kat

    I have to say the exchange with you has been thought provoking. I will definetly began to stop thinking in the I’am so embarassed mentality when folks are acting up, from now on it will be easier to see and say when someone is acting ignorant as just that person is acting ignorant and is not a representation of us as a whole. I do realize that sometime we are thinking things that no one else is probably thinking. It just makes me mad that sources like Fox News, and this particular news story keeps getting churned out into the public domain by melicious news conglomerates. And you are right, lots of things have come from the ghetto. Motown music came from the ghetto, just to name one thing, and to this day that music is world renowned, never duplicated and never will be. Dianne Ross, Smokey Robinson all form poor areas. We all just have to be more diligent in polishing those concrete roses. The thing that got me going was that some of the other comments that were posted were seeing amusement in this news story and it was comment after comment. Someone actually said Antoine should have a Reality Show. I’m so sick of the I love New Yorks, Flava of Love, Chad Ochocinco type shows. I was like Sandra and actually thought it was some sort of parody it was so jarringly put together. Just Sloppy. Anyway your point is taken.

  • KrayZKat

    @Scorpio – thanks, hun. I enjoy having good conversations where the exchange is respectful and informative.

    I really do understand that the media makes a point to make black people look bad. Fox News is one of the biggest culprit. We all know their agenda and they don’t hide it.

    You are so right about Motown. Good music never dies, and decades after it is released, it’s still the best around. I’m glad that the younger generation is hip to Motown and old school music. There’s none like it.

    Anyway, it’s been a pleasure, Scorpio :-P

  • Krysi J

    HELL NAAaaawW!! :rofl: :rofl:

  • BamaBeauty

    A few days late responding in this post, but nevertheless….

    I did find it comical from a viewer’s perspective. It was clearly entertaining. Did I also find it outlandish? Yes, I felt that way too.

    Two main points: The media isn’t entirely to blame for our portrayal of buffoonery. We are ultimately responsible for the way we carry ourselves and perform. *No BAIT, NO BITE*

    Secondly, when people are outraged or disturbed by something,re- posting it for someone else to see doesn’t solve the problem. Aren’t you then providing a larger outlet for the attention to the mess? Try posting the news without that video. That is where the true essence of the crime is captured.