Opinion

Review: Dr. John West’s “Human Zoos”

Human Zoos, a new documentary in the indie world by Dr. John West, is making waves within the festival circuit and causing America…

You Sure You Wanna Hang Wit Ol’ Eddie Kaaanng? Robert Townsend’s Documentary ‘Making The Five Heartbeats’

For one night only, fans of the film The Five Heartbeats headed to theatres to watch director Robert Townsend’s documentary about…

I Now Believe in Black Girl Magic

  I used to think the phrase Black Girl Magic was dangerous.  As a grad student at an elite, predominantly…

Opinion | Winner of the Month: Colin Kaepernick

  One of this month’s MVPs was, without a doubt, Colin Kaepernick. Throughout the year, the Milwaukee native has been simmering…

Review: Seinfeldia – How a Show About Nothing Changed Everything

    In her latest book, Seinfeldia, Jennifer Keishen Armstrong explores the world of the hit sitcom and its pervasiveness…

Remembering The “Queen Of Soul” Aretha Franklin

A friend of mine sent me a text message after the passing of Aretha Franklin: “I find it interesting that someone we…

Review: “The Equalizer” is Every Black Parent Ever

Denzel Washington stars in “The Equalizer 2”   Denzel Washington returns to his role as Robert McCall, former militiaman turned…

David Peisner’s “Homey Don’t Play That!” Honors The Importance Of “In Living Color”

  Being a late 80’s baby, I have encountered In Living Color a bit as a very young child, but…

Review: W. Kamau Bell’s Private School Negro

In his first Netflix special, comedian and host of CNN’s United Shades of America W. Kamau Bell uses his experiences as…

Review: “Sorry to Bother You” Is An Absurdly Fun Ride With A Crucial Message

Sorry to Bother You is exactly what the world needs right now. Directed by Boots Riley and starring Lakeith Stanfield…
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