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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 Penelope Farthing Back in February, I wrote about Valencia Love, the restaurateur and child-care service provider who coughed up R. Kelly...
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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 Penelope Farthing Three black women made James Bond related news this month, one for rejecting a role in the decades-long James Bond franch...
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My thoughts on who SHOULD play Prince Eric

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

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

Written by Penelope Farthing Let’s start with a story. Not too long ago, my husband found himself on his personal Instagram account that lay unused ...
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Kim Kardashian and the Controversy of Kimono

Written by Saran Lawson Kim Kardashian West has recently launched a shapewear line. She has been working on the collection for over a year. The idea o...
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Hispanic woman to play Florence in The Jeffersons ...

Written by Penelope Farthing As far as television goes, I prefer watching shows set in the 90s or later (I’m a Millennial, sue me). However, prefere...
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Ancestry.com Ad and the Curious Case of Faux Outra...

Written by Penelope Farthing The controversial Ancestry.com ad featuring a black woman and white man in love in the time of slavery days has been remo...
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Wait…Issa Rae is ENGAGED?!

Asa runs a YouTube channel called The Mellow Lyfe. Check it out here. Issa Rae is engaged, and her fiancé is not an Asian man, presumably. Why does t...
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