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Separating Talent From The Man

Separating Talent From The Man

Are we able to really separate the talent from the person? Idolatry is a sin, yet some of us are guilty of committing this sin daily. We hold celebrities accountable for so many things its unfathomable. It’s hard to forget that they’re human sometimes. That’s just the culture we’re in though because we’ve become so enamored with each their daily lives. That we don’t take time to appreciate our own.

 

Or is it we take joy of out of that fact their life sucks more than ours and makes us more appreciative? Now, that last statement was a head-scratcher....


"The Chi"

"The Chi"

If you haven't watched this show yet ... Then I don't know what you're waiting on!! This one of my favorite shows next to "Insecure". The writer Lena Waite rarely misses. She's also behind the movie "Queen and Slim" which is dope AF. If you're on the hunt for some dope black cinema to support here's one for you!


Insecure

Insecure

Issa Rae is the millennial whisperer, she’s able to articulate the struggles that we go through beautifully. If you haven't watched “Insecure” then you’re missing out. Minorities finally can see themselves projected in a positive light. Too many times we see negative portrayals of our races. This show doesn’t make a caricature of Blacks, Latinos or Asians.

Insecure is in its fourth season, which has set twitter a blaze for a myriad of reasons. It’s tackling pivotal moments that you go through in life. So, people are really connecting with season and I can fully understand why.

Millennials are at...


Black AF Review

Black AF Review

During this quarantine we have been scrambling though our streaming services for new shows. There’s a show on Netflix called “Black AF”, created by Kenya Barris. If you aren’t familiar with his work think of “Blackish” starring Tracee Ellis Ross and Anthony Anderson. That’s his masterpiece on primetime television about a black middleclass family in white suburbia. 

The previews for this movie are hilarious which piqued my interest. Being that I’m a...


Trendsetting Blacks

Trendsetting Blacks

Black people have setting trends since the beginning of time. Our swag is undeniable this article will be highlighting the most fashionable influential people from different eras. These are people who I feel influenced the culture tremendously. The first era I wanted to highlight is the fifties: 

Harry Belafonte 

 Our grandparents know him for his music, where he made Calypso mainstream. Popularizing Calypso in the fifties but we know him as an activist who advocates for the advancement of blacks. 

 

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