‘Mexican Gothic’ is a unique novel, far different from what I’m used to reading. There are plenty of gothic novels out there, including famous ones like ‘Frankenstein’ and ‘Dracula.’ But this book, with its individual characters and...
I don’t entirely know how to write this review. In some ways, Beyonce’s visual album, “Black Is King,” streaming on Disney+, is indescribable. There is so much imagery and symbolism that when I think “Black Is King,”...
In the midst of police brutality and protests, filmmaker Darryl Muhammad, or D. Roe, released a short film, Skindeep, exploring a reality where roles are reversed.  According to the video’s YouTube caption, “'Skindeep' navigates...
Brittney Morris’ new debut “Slay” is like a love letter to the younger-you and many Black girls growing up in America establishing themselves while trying not to lose their identity. It’s not an easy walk especially since,...
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...

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