Proud Mary, A Review: The Strong Black Woman as Superhero/ Assassin Medley

Proud Mary (2018) is a tale of emancipation well carried by Taraji P. Henson (Mary), Billy Brown (Tom), and Danny Glover (Benny), but poorly written and developed by the non-black males behind the scenes. Mary (Taraji P. Henson) a long time affiliate of Benny (Danny Glover), works to free herself from the chains of a […]

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For The Man on The Mountaintop, A Poem

  To a man as gifted with words as he was with people  Espoused to justice Awarded an eternal flame of                                                                     […]

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Streaming, Salons, and Lingerie–A Black Business Spotlight

BlackandSexyTv.com Founded by Numa Perrier and Dennis Dortch, this streaming service lives up to its name. Albeit most of the shows are about sex,  the platform though is not raughy or even risque, but depicts the under-discussed questions and conflicts that arise our sex—whether celibate or sexually fluid. All shows have a predominately, if not […]

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SZA’s “The Weekend” Video: The Good, The Bad, and The Upset

SZA’s “The Weekend” is a sensual track bearing the same content overlooked in the pristine vocals of the late Whitney Houston in “Saving All my Love” (1985). A contemporary rendition of the ode to the other-woman, SZA resurrects the seemingly long lost sound of rhythm and blues. The Weekend’s popularity proves that popular music does […]

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Coolest “Monkey” in the Jungle or King of The World? The H&M Ad as a Call to Action for Affirmative Black Economics

H&M recently made headlines for a derogatory image that featured a young black boy in a green hoodie that read: The coolest monkey in the jungle. This degrading image depicts how the world views the black body simultaneously proving reminiscent of the 2011 Soho billboard that featured a black child in asserting the black female […]

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What Makes the Golden Globes “Golden”? Oprah’s Speech, #metoo, & The Black Feminist as an Anti-Black Agent

It is the second morning after the Golden Globes, and the white media is having a field day sensationalizing the Oprah Winfrey speech that seemingly brings black female sexual assault to the forefront. Specifically, Winfrey is lauded for speaking of the late Recy Taylor, a black woman who endured decades of mental and physical torment […]

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