I’m normally not one to give press to bad news– especially news that mainstream media will likely use as a diversion– but this story particularly disturbed me. A young man allegedly drugged and raped his classmate, Jada. He then proceeded… Continue Reading
This one of my favorite movies of the 2000s and most Wednesdays since October, I have in fact been wearing pink.
The older I get and more I meet people whose parents never saw fit to impart life skills upon them, the more I realize how many invaluable lessons I was taught growing up. A lot of things that I took… Continue Reading
WATCH. THIS. DOC. Lemon Anderson’s story is one that you watch and feel like you’re seeing him. Laura Brownson and Beth Levison did a bang up job of showing you someone struggling, but not pushing you to pity them. It’s… Continue Reading
Compared to Rihanna’s other songs where she’s clearly alluding to Chris Brown or heartbreak, it doesn’t seem that “Loveeeee Song” should be the cut that saddens me. But it does. It does because I believe it gives voice to our… Continue Reading
Andy Capper completely mashed it up with Reincarnated, his documentary about Snoop’s Lion’s (formerly Snoop Dogg’s) transition to being a reggae artist. I came into it side eyeing it on three levels: as a hip-hop fan, as a Caribbean-American and… Continue Reading