Kidnap appears to be yet another action-adventure.suspense film starring a household name. Yet, Kidnap mirrors historical slave narrative in capturing the maternal … More
The Incredible Jessica James debuted to an audience eagerly awaiting its next piece of seemingly antiracist media where an bothered … More
Black Hollywood Veterans Regina Hall and Morris Chestnut appeal to the black audience lost in the abundant white faces that … More
The Whispers of Womanism initially commented on the casting choice for the upcoming Nina Simone biopic when the news first … More
My eyes welt up with tears as Davis, beautifully dressed in an ivory gown with her hair unapolegitcally natural, took the stage to accept her honor. The tears were partially of pride, but mainly because Davis’ win is merely another symbol to seduce society into believing the world “isn’t so bad” for black folk.
On the surface, The Perfect Guy seems like an innocuous fall feature of ebony eye-candy, or merely a sexy thriller. … More
In honor of Women’s History Month I compiled a list to commemorating the brown faces that that shaped my childhood … More
As the creator and star of the show, Degrassi Alum Andrea Lewis captures the complexities of being black, female and aiming for a stars on Hollywood blvd and beyond.
In recent conversation with a coworker, I faced an unsettling reality of black female influence on the silver screen. Due to … More
For it isn’t Dido that is being swept off her feet, it’s the viewers. Viewers are seduced by romance that distorts the facts of yet another testament to the conflict of being black and female. The resurrection of a tragic mullatto story as a timeless romance adds to the collective amnesia needed to distance those within and beyond the African diaspora of their roots.