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Lizzo Sparks Interesting Conversation on Bigotry, ...

Written by Saran Lawson Lizzo’s cut out dress has sparked A LOT of debates on appropriateness. The debate has ranged from whether it was her size th...
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A Tale of Two Beauties: Lizzo & Zozibini

Written by Penelope Farthing Feature photo image credit: People Magazine Do you remember back in July, a day or two after we were all celebrating Hall...
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Loni Found her Love: Swirling on The Real, Part 2

The Struggle is Real In my last article, I did a breakdown on the first part of The Real’s interracial dating conversation last week. I thought that...
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Super Model and Actor Godfrey Gao Dead at 35

Godfrey Gao, Taiwanese – Canadian Actor, and supermodel has died while filming the reality show, Follow Me, in China. According to news outlets ...
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No Black Prince for The Little Mermaid: Jonah Haue...

Written by Penelope Farthing The live action Little Mermaid remake found its Prince Eric in newcomer Jonah-Hauer King, and I am thrilled! Back in July...
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Solange and Alan: Parting is Such Sweet Sorrow

We have some more black love news for everyone. Unfortunately, it is not pleasant. Solange and her husband of four years are getting divorced. Accordi...
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The Portrayal of Black Women in “Joker”...

So I saw Joker this past weekend and I have a few comments as it relates to how black women were portrayed in the film. Overall, as a fan of comic boo...
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The Photograph Movie: First Impressions

As an aside, this post is dedicated to all of the lovely ladies who encourage us to post more about black love. It never ceases to amuse me that peopl...
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Who should have portrayed Harriet Tubman?

Written by Penelope Farthing   So the Harriet Tubman movie featuring Cynthia Erivo as the titular character was released recently, and it seems l...
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Whatever you like: T.I., Deyjah and the Duality of...

Introduction T.I., a notorious rapper turned “black elder and pundit” decided to open his dutty, stank, rancid, ugly fat trap once more to announc...
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He’s Just Not That Into You: The Case of Angela ...

Thanks to Penelope and Christelyn, I have been challenged to expand my writing repertoire beyond my weekly interviews. While I will still be interview...
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Is Bob Hearts Abishola #cancelled?

Written by Penelope Farthing In today’s episode of outrage, Bob Hearts Abishola, a freshman comedy new to CBS, has been slapped with a Change.org pe...
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I Watched the Mixed-ish Pilot, and I Have Mixed Fe...

Written by Saran Lawson Mixed-ish is the second spin-off of Black-ish; Grown-ish being the successful second spin-off. The show follows Bow (Rainbow J...
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Who Is Lizzo?

Written by Saran Lawson When I think of Lizzo, I’m actually transported back to a time before I knew of her existence. A past space where Missy Elli...
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