Alexander Hardy

Alexander Hardy

I write things.

Alexander Hardy, wordsmith for hire, is the dance captain of Saint Damita Jo Jackson’s Royal Army. He writes on life, race and chicken at thecoloredboy.com and elsewhere. He does not believe in snow.

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thecoloredboy.com

the colored boy: Go-Go-Gadget: Abundance.

"Forgiving myself for inflicting emotional harm has been no easy feat. Accepting the Ugly ain’t fun. Though I can explain and contort and reckon with my actions, I can’t un-fuck up. I can only promise to do things differently the next time around. And it feels pretty spiffy so far to be doing the Do with someone ready for that Ugly."

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thecoloredboy.com

Lemon and Ice: The Rules of Blackpeoplegatherings

So if you do Harlem Shake your ass out of bounds where food is concerned, you will never ever ever ever live it down. Your Black family will NEVER let you forget that one time you forgot to rinse the college greens before attempting Meemaw’s recipe.

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thecoloredboy.com

the colored boy.: Orange Is The New Black's Piper Chapman is a ...

the colored boy.: Orange Is The New Black's Piper C...

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the colored boy.: Eat the cake, Anime: On White Cluelessness (and ...

the colored boy.: Eat the cake, Anime: On White Clu...

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thecoloredboy.com

the colored boy.: Across The Aisle #4: Melanin (and) Manipulation ...

the colored boy.: Across The Aisle #4: Melanin (and...

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the colored boy.: On Being A Less Terrible Whiteperson

the colored boy.: On Being A Less Terrible Whiteper...

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thecoloredboy.com

the colored boy.: 16 times Janet was better than you. #HappyBerfday

the colored boy.: 16 times Janet was better than yo...

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thecoloredboy.com

On Hearing Mary J Blige's Christmas Album Against Your Will

Now, I'm not the type of daredevil Coloured who goes and chases tragedy by doing wild things like sharing elevators with white women, adding sugar to my grits or kissing dogs in the mouth, so this wasn't exactly the kind of life-risking I was eager to engage in on the morning of the alleged birth of olive-skinned #TeamNaturalHair Jesus.