Pop Culture

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

Written by Nicole J. The controversial Ancestry.com ad featuring a black woman and white man in love in the time of slavery days has been removed and ...
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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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The Miseducation of Azriel Clary: The Gayle King I...

Written By Saran Lawson Do you remember when you were in your 20’s? I do and I can tell you confidently in my early 20’s, I knew nothing. I’ve...
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R Kelly Did an Interview and My Eye’s Are St...

  Written by Saran Lawson You guys (sighs). I am so tired of this media circus concerning R Kelly. At this point just let the court handle it. I&...
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Erykah Badu and Da Brat Won’t Be Muting R Ke...

Erykah Badu and Da Brat Won’t Be Muting R Kelly Written by Saran Lawson   Two more artists speak on their thoughts on the docuseries recent...
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