Pop Culture

Who should have portrayed Harriet Tubman?

Written by Nicole J.   So the Harriet Tubman movie featuring Cynthia Erivo as the titular character was released recently, and it seems like it...
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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 Nic and Christelyn, I have been challenged to expand my writing repertoire beyond my weekly interviews. While I will still be interviewing c...
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Is Bob Hearts Abishola #cancelled?

Written by Nicole J. In today’s episode of outrage, Bob Hearts Abishola, a freshman comedy new to CBS, has been slapped with a Change.org petition c...
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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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It’s October 3rd. Get In! We’re Going Over...

I am not sure if this will become a series, but I am really loving the opportunity to talk about my favourite movies or TV shows, and the lessons we c...
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Don’t be like Valencia Love

Written by Nicole J. Back in February, I wrote about Valencia Love, the restaurateur and child-care service provider who coughed up R. Kelly’s bail ...
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Lessons from Friends: When Your Love Life’s DOA

On September 22, the world celebrated the 25th anniversary of Friends. I recently hopped off the late-bus and binge-watched the show. I often wonder w...
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Inconceivable: A Man As You Wish

Recently, the internet has exploded due to rumours that Sony was looking to remake the 1987 classic, The Princess Bride. People are understably outrag...
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Bond Actresses. Black Bond Actresses.

Written by Nicole J. Three black women made James Bond related news this month, one for rejecting a role in the decades-long James Bond franchise, ano...
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My thoughts on who SHOULD play Prince Eric

Written by Nicole J. Now that Princess Ariel has been cast in the remake of The Little Mermaid, focus now shifts to who will play her prince, Eric. I ...
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Black Women, Forgiveness and Chris Brown

Written by Nicole J. Kelly Rowland recently posted on noted abuser Chris Brown’s Instagram saying “we love you Chris” following the latest furor...
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Chris Brown and the Black Women Who Support Him

Written by Nicole j. Let’s start with a story. Not too long ago, my husband found himself on his personal Instagram account that lay unused for many...
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