Do you wanna’ build a Snowman?

Do you wanna’ build a Snowman? Written by: J. Stokes – December 20, 2016 This morning, we happened upon a humorous news report concerning President Barak Obama and his fear of the snowmen staffers have been placing on the White House yard. President Obama has been quoted saying, “There’s a whole kind of Chucky element…

Haircare, Black Where?

Haircare, Black Where? Written by: J. Stokes – December 20, 2016 At the beginning of this week we came across a video posted via YouTube by scholar, social commentator, and creator of The Black Business School, Dr. Boyce Watkins, in which he expressed his concerns about Black women and their spending habits regarding hair and…

Read between the Lines

Read between the Lines Written by: J. Stokes – December 13, 2016 Traditionally speaking, the holidays are a time for gift giving. While we here at Tit 4 Tat don’t wish to further perpetuate this idea that the holidays are only about buying things, there is something we’d like to offer as a gift choice….

For the People or For Themselves?

For the People or For Themselves? Written by: J. Stokes – December 13, 2016 We start today’s blog post with mention of a widely known rapper/hip-hip artist who goes by the name of Nas. He has composed great music over the years such as “If I Ruled the World (Imagine That),” and is the artist…

Take back your Roots

Take back your Roots Written by: J. Stokes – December 13, 2016 Just last week a video surfaced, via social media, showing Atlanta-based hip-hop artist Young Thug having a verbal altercation with two Black female Alaska Airline employees. In this video, he referred to these women as “peasants” and “ants,” and offered them $15,000 to quit their jobs. This situation…

Santa Claus is comin’ to Frown

 Santa Claus is comin’ to Frown Written by: J. Stokes – December 6, 2016 The year 2016 has been filled with many hardships, ranging from controversial police shootings to acts of terrorism on U.S soil. It doesn’t help that iconic musicians like Prince and Maurice White of Earth, Wind, and Fire as well as various…