If you haven’t read by now, Universal FanCon, the Baltimore fandom event dedicated to diversity, has been, “postponed” and the chances of it happening are very low. The event posted a statement on their website stating that they were, “working diligently to come up with solutions” and the reason behind the postponement is because they … Continue reading WICOMICON Pop-Up 2018 and more Amazing Events to Attend in the Midst of #FANCONFALLOUT
Diversity is a long overdue but hot button topic in todays popular culture. Film, television, comics, animation and the beauty industry have all tried their hands at inclusion, some manage well while most struggle to hit the mark. The fandom industry, unconventional yet lucrative, is no different; often times missing opportunities to showcase diverse creators and talent. … Continue reading Get Your Tickets Now for Universal FanCon: A Fandom Convention Dedicated to Inclusion and Representation!
Last year, I did a review of 2016 with the good, bad, and the side eyes; this year I want to do something a little different with the Best Moments of 2017. The year was filled with positivity even with an immoral administration. There were threats to immigrants with the uncertain future of DACA, the … Continue reading Neon Fade: The 10 Best Moments of 2017
January 15th, 2018 will be filled with remembrance and celebration of black creativity and strength at the 49th Annual NAACP Image Awards. The show will be held on Martin Luther King Jr. holiday and include some of the most talented and hardworking black artist in film, television, music, and literature. Ava Duvernay, Issa Rae, Chance … Continue reading Issa Rae, Dear White People, Get Out, and more nominated in the 49th Annual NAACP Image Awards. Full List
I don't like the film Coming to America, I don't know the words to the classic song, Fire and Desire, and I don't know how to play spades. What does this all mean? It means, if word gets out, I could have my coveted black card revoked! *shivers*. I'll probably be ok but the contestants … Continue reading Black Card Revoked is Coming to BET!
The trailer for the new Showtime series, Chi has been released and it looks beautifully intense. Actress, writer, and Chicago native, Lena Waithe is the creator behind the new show. Waithe recently won an Emmy for best Comedy Writing for her work on the Netflix series, Master of None, making her the first African-American woman … Continue reading First Look: Lena Waithe’s New Drama, The Chi
Colin Kaepernick's patience has been tested and is finally up. Reports say, he is working with high-profile attorney, Mark Geragos, to file a grievance against NFL for collusion. According to ESPN.com, “Collusion occurs when two or more teams, or the league and at least one team, join to deprive a player of a contractually earned right. … Continue reading Colin Kaepernick to file grievance against NFL owners for collusion
Attention all black women, men, children, and people who want to see black folks prosper; be sure to watch or DVR (this counts in the ratings) the premier of The Rundown with Robin Thede tonight on BET. Thede, a comedian, writer, and now late night host, will discuss an array of topics on her show including … Continue reading The Rundown with Robin Thede premieres tonight on BET!
Tonight, VH1 will air the Hip Hop Honors: The 90's Game Changers. The creatives honored tonight brought a unique quality to the iconic decade of music, television, and film. Nominees include The Diva who, "Doesn't know her", Mariah Carey, producer and So So Def founder, Jermaine Dupree, comedian and creator of the classic sitcom, Martin, … Continue reading Hip Hop Honors: The 90’s Game Changers. Check Out Their Best Work
August 27th, 1992, marked the premiere of an episode entitled, Beauty and the Beast, the first episode to introduce Martin Payne, Gina Waters, Pamela James, Tommy Strawn, and Cole Brown in the classic, Fox sitcom Martin. Here, Martin gets into some hot water with his girlfriend over some misogynistic comments on his radio show; the first of … Continue reading Martin Celebrates 25 Years! A Look Back at Some of the Best Music Moments