grown-ish premieres tonight with TWO new episodes shown back-to-back. The show also comes back bearing great news for its fans. The makers of grown-ish and Freeform have teamed up with the app My Scholly to pay up to $125,000 in student loan debt. That offer extends to you! According to the press release from...
Election day 2018 is turning out to be the largest since 2008 when President Obama's name first appeared on the ballot for the highest seat in the land. Precincts around the country are reporting record turnout. However, all that activity means much longer lines at the polls. The 2018 midterms...
The whole country has been debating the Trump’s latest announcement to repeal the 14th Amendment’s birthright citizenship announcement. It came first through an interview with Axios. https://twitter.com/axios/status/1057226389001256961 And then from one of his infamous tweets. https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1057624553478897665 Everybody has an opinion on the case, from the dude who bagged my groceries this morning to...
By Utibe Gautt Ate When you watch filmmaker Alexandria Bombach’s poignant documentary, On Her Shoulders, you’re reminded that two worlds exist simultaneously. There is one world, that of a young girl, fifteen probably younger, who lives in Sinjar, Iraq under ISIS rule and law. She is their sex slave. Her...
By Ashley Turner, @AsheDT On this TBT (Throwback Thursday), we visit the golden age of Black tv. That era, more so than anything else, was helped bring about a that were character-focused, comedic, and complex. Because of the sheer amount of shows in rotation at that time, it's not surprising that...
You've all heard of the allegations engulfing the Georgia race for governor. All roads have led to the Kemp camp as Black voters find their efforts to cast a ballot for candidate Stacey Abrams thwarted in alleged "errors". Funny thing is, these errors, especially the latest ones, have benefited her opponent Brian...
The Curse of La Llorona brings the most interesting aspect of Mexican and Mexican American culture into perspective for non-Latino American audiences. The film promises to be an experience that will bring together those familiar with the folklore, and those who seek out that familiarity. They will experience one...
Deadline reports that Rihanna took time from her Fenty firebrand and from producing new music to give the NFL a big, "NOPE!" on headlining the Superbowl. Reports are that Rih-Rih is staying away from the gig because of her support for Colin Kaepernick. But, her action dredges up an...
Two Weeks ago, the Laquan McDonald shooting case played out over the airwaves. Everyone wondered if an officer would finally be convicted of murder. Would that end the now-rote "defense of my life" excuse that exonerated officers every other time they committed murder? Would it do anything to curb...
BGN met with George Tillman Jr. after experiencing his masterpiece The Hate You Give the previous night. There, in the elegant Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto, we sat out in the audience as Angie Thomas's words sprang to life onscreen thanks to Tillman's direction. We sat down to discuss the...