‘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...
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...
My sister was having a conversation on what she wanted to do in life. She’s entering the nursing track in college, but she’s having second thoughts. My 12-year-old brother responded to her concerns: “You...
This piece was originally written and published for our first issue March 2018 after Black Panther came out and was revised September 2020 to reflect on the death of Chadwick Boseman. August 28, 2020,...
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...
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...
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....
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,”...
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,...

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