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The Caucasian Guide To Black Women’s Hair

The Caucasian Guide To Black Women’s Hair

May 25, 2017

By Michael Harriot – A not-so-brief explanation of Black hair

How To Sound White On The Phone: The NegusWhoRead Guide To Code-Switching

How To Sound White On The Phone: The NegusWhoRead Guide To Code-Switching

by Michael Harriot – a guide to sounding Caucasian on the phone

May 9, 2017

The 10 Greatest Hip Hop Stories Of All Time

The 10 Greatest Hip Hop Stories Of All Time

April 25, 2017

By Michael Harriot – a list of the best hip hop narratives

Sh*t Happens

Sh*t Happens

April 21, 2017

By Michael Harriot – on Steve Stephens and our need to make it mean something

THROWBACK NEGUSWHOREAD

The Seven Habits of Highly Enjoyable White People

The Seven Habits of Highly Enjoyable White People

May 24, 2016

By Michael Harriot – The traits of cool-ass White people

The Top Ten Black Friends of All Time

August 9, 2016

The Top Ten Black Friends of All Time

By Michael Harriot – The Greatest Black Friends in History

PODCASTS/Web Series

  • Uncategorized
    Welcome to NegusWhoRead

    What is NegusWhoRead? NegusWhoRead is a place where writers, scholars and know-it-alls unchain themselves from academia, political correctness and society to become free. It is unapologetically black and unflinchingly bold. We expect you to laugh here. We expect you to share new ideas here. We expect you to learn here. We expect you to be both […]

  • Politics & Race
    White Fright and the Politics of Privilege

    One of the biggest problems with people of privilege is they believe that their personal feelings should trump any and every other thing—including laws and facts. When their safety, property or even their simple comfort is in jeopardy, their response is always to close ranks and put their wagon train in a circle. You see, white fright is bigger than the Constitution, data or even the truth because whenever there is a crisis, the privileged automatically go into the default mode of “protect mine,” and in the psyche of privilege, everything—the country, the schools, and the neighborhoods—is all theirs.

  • Humor
    I Figured Out When Donald Trump Thought America Was “Great”

    Most people would wrongly assign the time of Trump’s “Great America” to a period somewhere during the 1980’s. After all, the official Republican party platform requires each GOP candidate to perform figurative fellatio on the memory of the conservative messiah - Ronald Reagan. But, whenever anyone removes the Gipper's dead dick from their mouth long enough to wades through the actual facts of the Reagan’s presidential term (high unemployment,a terrible economy, Iran-Contra, the beginning of the crack epidemic and the drug war, etc.) they begin to see that the 80’s weren’t as terrific as you’d think they were. Plus, the decade that gave birth to Milli Vanilli and the mullet can’t be great, by definition.

  • Humor
    The Ten Commandments of One Night Stands

    One of the trickiest things about one-time flings is selecting a partner who understands and knows what it is. There’s nothing worse than thinking you had a mysterious night of passion and romance, and having that thirsty nigga show up at your job with flowers the next day, talmbout “can we go out to lunch?”