The story of Brian Banks falls into the pit of many falsely accused and convicted Black men who have spent half and/or nearly their entire lives fighting crimes they never committed. The film,...
Picture yourself in a room full of people trying to represent an audience they know nothing about. Picture yourself being the only member of that audience and everyone looking at you for answers as the “token” to...
Hulu released a new comedy television series, “Ramy” in April of this year. The series depicts a young Arab Muslim named Ramy Hassan, who is living in New Jersey with his Palestinian and Egyptian conservative parents, and...
I binged season two of the Netflix Original, ‘On My Block’, within the same day. All 10 episodes. All 4.7 hours. And I came up with nine reasons that you shouldn’t watch it. 1....
It’s possible that by now, most of the world has seen the on-screen adaptation of the bestselling novel, “The Hate U Give” by Angie Thomas. Some are skeptical about the movie’s content, wondering if it’s actually worth watching or...
There are some books that just completely captivate you. You know the feeling - you go into the book, not realizing that it has the power to completely take over your life and make you neglect everything because...
As one of the ratings states, McGlothin is a splendid and talented storyteller. It takes an incredible amount of skill to create such an emotionally-provoking dystopia as a fiction. Personally, that's what makes it so impressive: the fact that...
Netflix biopic “Roxanne Roxanne” allows younger generations to learn about the origins of hip-hop, and older generations to get a glimpse into the life of legendary battle rapper Roxanne Shante. Roxanne Shante is a hip-hop pioneer from Queensbridge, New York....
Reading a book that you can really see yourself in is a Godsend, especially as a young Black woman. Most hyped up books have a white lead character. Sometimes, you just want to see yourself on the cover of...
The next time someone tells me perfection does not exist, I will point them to Black Panther. If the movie had a flaw, the flaw was unnoticeable to the naked eye. A frequently asked question in life is “What’s...

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