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The Portrayal of Black Women in “Joker”...

So I saw Joker this past weekend and I have a few comments as it relates to how black women were portrayed in the film. Overall, as a fan of comic boo...
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The Photograph Movie: First Impressions

As an aside, this post is dedicated to all of the lovely ladies who encourage us to post more about black love. It never ceases to amuse me that peopl...
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Who should have portrayed Harriet Tubman?

Written by Penelope Farthing   So the Harriet Tubman movie featuring Cynthia Erivo as the titular character was released recently, and it seems l...
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Whatever you like: T.I., Deyjah and the Duality of...

Introduction T.I., a notorious rapper turned “black elder and pundit” decided to open his dutty, stank, rancid, ugly fat trap once more to announc...
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He’s Just Not That Into You: The Case of Angela ...

Thanks to Penelope and Christelyn, I have been challenged to expand my writing repertoire beyond my weekly interviews. While I will still be interview...
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Is Bob Hearts Abishola #cancelled?

Written by Penelope Farthing In today’s episode of outrage, Bob Hearts Abishola, a freshman comedy new to CBS, has been slapped with a Change.org pe...
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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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