We’re All #DirtyComputers in Janelle Monae’s World

We’re All #DirtyComputers in Janelle Monae’s World

“Young, black, wild, free, naked in a limousine,” Janelle Monae sings on the pop song  ‘Crazy, Classic, Life,’ setting up a declaration of peak black girl magic for the album: to live an unapologetically free life…

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“Grown-ish” needs to Grow Up.

“Grown-ish” needs to Grow Up.

Is it just me or does “Grown-ish” feel unrealistic? Meaning, whose college experience and freshman year, if we’re being specific, is this show supposed to reflect? Before it aired, everyone heralded the possibility of “Grown-ish”…

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Monique, Charlamagne, and the Problem with Black folks

Monique, Charlamagne, and the Problem with Black folks

In case you missed it, Monique was on The Breakfast Club this past Friday with the aim of better understanding why Charlamagne deemed her ‘Donkey of the Day’ in late January because of her call…

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Gina Settled and Martin was Problematic: Why Martin Shouldn’t Be Rebooted

Gina Settled and Martin was Problematic: Why Martin Shouldn’t Be Rebooted

90s nostalgia is in full effect with the advent of reboots. “Full House”, “Roseanne”, and “Sister, Sister” are getting shipped to different networks. The possibility of some of these shows returning is great. But, some…

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To-Do List before Black Panther

To-Do List before Black Panther

February 16th is almost upon us. While there is less than a month to spare, there is still enough time to be poised, polished andknowledgeable before we hit the theaters in droves. To-Do List for…

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#TimesUp

#TimesUp

During the 60th Grammy Awards, the topic of the entertainment industry’s sexual harassment issues and pay gap disparity was largely ignored. That was until, Janelle Monáe broke through. As usual, it took a Black woman…

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Who Gets to be a Lady? An Analysis of Shondaland

Who Gets to be a Lady? An Analysis of Shondaland

Black women have had a complicated history and relationship with America’s television screens since the first representation of black women on the small screen took place in 1939 when NBC aired a one-night special, The…

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Dear Carrie…

Dear Carrie…

94 episodes later and I’m still in love with you and all of your bullshit. Nearly 20 years ago, Sex & the City premiered and shook up pop culture. Women, women who were “old” by…

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Lessons from Cardi B’s 2017

Lessons from Cardi B’s 2017

We all know that 2017 was Cardi B’s year. She went from stripper to Love & Hip Hop personality to a chart topping rapper. If 2017 marked her rise, we can’t wait to see what…

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