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She's Gotta Have It Recap

She's Gotta Have It Recap

Netflix has remade the original film by Spike Lee ‘She’s Gotta Have It’. It’s highly suggested that anytime production companies remake films to watch the original. The original showcases a liberated feminist who refused to conform to societies standards. In the eighties, to see a woman this liberated was pretty dope to see. The elders act like these types of women didn’t exist. Nola Darling truly walked to the beat of her own drum, and did so un-apologetically. To be brazen enough to carry her out sexual conquests and not hide it. This is very brave considering her parent’s friend was the...

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Guns In schools

The Parkland Shooting has riled up a lot of people's emotions and rightfully so. School shootings shouldn't be something normal, yet it is. This shooting has now made history as one of the deadliest school shootings. Before Columbine was considered the most catastrophic. Now, Parkland has been ranked in the 10 deadliest mass shootings. There have been many cries for gun control, like banning assault weapons, but those calls have gone unanswered. Now there is ludicrous proposition stating that teachers should be armed with weapons. There are so many things that can go wrong. Even though I'm not a parent,...

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H&M Parents

In the great words of Maya Angelou, “when someone shows you who they are believe them.” It’s plenty of white of folks who see black people as inferior hence our current leaders. So, when H&M latest ad came out, I was mad but not shocked because what is going to take for black people to spend with our own. Another great question that everyone failed to ask during this whole shoot. Where were the child parents? Black people love to get mad at white people but in this instance, there is enough blame to around. If the child was with...

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Melanin Was Popping In 2017

Viola Davis is the first black actress to get three Oscar nominations. She won best supporting actress for "Fences".  Lena Waithe won an Emmy for her coming out story in “Master of None” Tiffany Haddish was the first black woman to host SNL. As a result, of her break out role in “Girls Trip”. Edward Enninful is Vogue’s first black man to be editor in chief. Andrea Jenkins is the first Black Transgender woman to serve on Minneapolis City Council. Cardi B made history with her hit single "Bodak Yellow", it was number one on the Billboard Hot 100. Making...

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Halloween Recap

Halloween has just left us and it was a lituation to say the very least! Twitter was lit with creativity the ignorance is finally starting to lower. The only disheartening thing to see on twitter was Kim Kardashian getting dragged to wit's end. Now I'm not a fan, but black folks need to stop hollering appropriation. The whole world knows that this family has a deep love for black culture. So, her choosing to be Aaliyah wasn’t that shocking. This costume was tastefully done, there was no excessive use of bronzer or tanning lotion. She dressed appropriately it's no different...

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