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
Needle Paw, the first solo album from Hiatus Kayote's lead singer Nai Palm, has dropped today. Hiatus Kaiyote is a futuristic neo-soul band from Melbourne, Australia. The band dropped their first album, Tawk Tomahawk in 2013 which included the Grammy nominated song, Nakamarra ft. Q-Tip. In 2015, they released the superb, Choose Your Weapon, which artist's Anderson .Paak, … Continue reading Hiatus Kaiyote’s Lead Singer, Nai Palm, Drops First Solo Album: Needle Paw
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!
Check out some of my favorite quotes from 10 unapologetic women of different ethnicities, professions, and generations! Happy Women's History Month. Nina Simone To me, we are the most beautiful creatures in the world—black people. So, my job is to make them more curious about where they came from and their own identity and … Continue reading 10 Quotes from 10 Unapologetic Women in Honor of Women’s History Month
The Women's March on Washington was a monumental event that not only filled the streets of our Nations capital but the entire country and world including Melbourne, London, Nairobi, Paris and Cape Town. People from different religious affiliations, sexual identities, and ethnicities attended the rally to address the dark future of the upcoming presidency. Speakers included … Continue reading Unapologetic and Proud: Photos of Women of Color at the Women’s March on Washington
January 17th, 2017, the day the video app, Vine will transition to, “Vine Camera”. A platform that will allow users to create videos and download only to their phone or upload to Twitter. Who would have thought 6 second videos would be so entertaining and make average people multi-millionaires. Viral dance crazes, crude voice overs, … Continue reading Goodbye Vine! A list of my favorite Viners and where to follow them
Kehlani took a trip to London to shoot the visual for Table featuring her good friend, U.K. rapper, Little Simz. The Bay area singer is set to go on tour to promote her album, SWEETSEXYSAVAGE (TLC, anyone?) which is set to drop January 27th. The video was shot by David Camarena and the song features a cool … Continue reading Kehlani and Little Simz explore London in “Table”
That's right! Over a hundred black owned businesses and items to get your holiday shopping spree on. Apparel, cosmetics, home decor, children items, and more all from talented black business owners and artist! Bookmark this link because buying black shouldn't be a one time thing. Credit to Essence, Madame Noire, The Culture, Okay Africa, Melanin … Continue reading Shop 100+ Black Owned Businesses for the Holidays and Beyond!
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