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Five Things You Should Know About Race in America

This guest post on the national environment in the wake of Michael Brown’s tragic death comes to us again from @SeeSenyour. Follow him and check this piece for ideas on how to get involved.   In the wake of the Michael Brown tragedy, my hometown of St. Louis is both literally and figuratively on fire. … Continue reading

What We Can Learn from Stephen A. Smith

This post comes to us via a generous contribution from @SeeSenyour, a good friend of mine and a knowledgeable voice about basketball and sports commentary.   On July 25th 2014, ESPN Anchor Stephen A. Smith went on national television and said this about domestic violence: “We know they’re wrong. We know they’re criminal. We know they … Continue reading

#IAmJada

This post comes to us via a generous contribution from Nina Gloster (@boninaapplebaum on Twitter), a friend of 40 Acres who is a filmmaker, a graduate of Spelman College and a phenomenal advocate for women, especially women of color.  A few weeks ago, news hit social media about a rape that gained public attention and caused … Continue reading

From a Black Person to Niggas: Why the Food-Service Industry Hates you.

Before I begin this letter, allow to me to first properly classify who and what niggas are for the purposes of this letter, and for those who may not be aware of their status or have failed to recognize how their behavior affiliates them with this flag.  Nigga(s): N, Adj: person (s) that are rude, … Continue reading

(Guest Post) The Console Color Barrier

**Our Guest Blog today comes from Charles Moody, a good friend of mine and the author/creator of The Grey Backpack, a very dope gaming and entertainment blog. Check it out and read his post on Black lead characters in video games. Enjoy** If I were to ask you how many video games feature a black character … Continue reading

Guest Blog~Alone at the Top?

**Editor’s Note** Our first guest blog was a hit, and we’re trying to keep it going (if interested hit us up at40acresandacubicle@gmail.com). As we continue to make progress on the site redesign and making it better for you, we still want to increase collaboration and our reach. Let us know of any good ideas for … Continue reading

Guest Blog~Am I Troy Davis? And What Now?

**Editor’s Note** Because of the overwhelming response from those who wish to collaborate and write with us, We at 40 Acres and a Cubicle have decided to run guest blog spots weekly if possible (if interested hit us up at 40acresandacubicle@gmail.com). We are working on a site and domain redesign that will free us from … Continue reading