INVISIBLE ALIENS

racism

Jemelle Hill Suspended

1 month ago Ricardo Hylton 0
Jemele Hill, the “SportsCenter” host on ESPN whose tweets last month calling President Trump a white supremacist caused the White House to call for her firing, was suspended on Monday for once again running afoul of the company’s social media policy. After the Dallas Cowboys’ owner, Jerry Jones, said Sunday that he would bench any Read More

The Curious Case of Colin Kaepernick, Kanye West and being black at work

1 month ago Ricardo Hylton 0
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. (Thomas Edison)   The whips and shackles have been transferred from our backs and ankles to our tongues and minds, it seems. The logic of capitalism has made it imperative that each and every one of us makes feeding Read More

An Icon? The True Legacy of Pele

5 months ago Ricardo Hylton 0
I don’t think I had ever watched a video clip of Pele before I accepted he was the greatest footballer of all time. Such was the received wisdom, that I’m sure I was not alone. I heard about the three World Cups and the hundreds of goals he scored. But only as I grew older Read More

Pride, Prejudice and The Flatmate Interview 

7 months ago Chad 5
So mummy and daddy has finally had enough of you keeping the heating dial stuck on full blast. They fume when you leave your drawers on the bedroom floor and your prolonged exodus of the baked beaned, cheesy pasta stained dishes in the kitchen sink. Splashing the bathroom with soapy water and yellow plastic ducks Read More

Reevaluating Nelson Madiba Mandela

7 months ago Chad 2
The Legacy: Re-evaluating Nelson Mandela Listen, the Invisible Aliens love Nelson Mandela as much as the next man or woman. All those years (27 to be precise) in a damp jail cell and all that Robin Island prison food would have made me bitter. So bitter indeed that every single Afrikaans tongue wagging apartheid peddler Read More