Opinion

‘Memoirs of a Geisha’ and the Age of OnlyFans: A Review and Commentary

Written By: Terri Ley Beneath the pale made-up face, ornate hair, and beautiful kimono lies…

Ashley Nicole Black Radiates Joy in the Writer’s Room of ‘Ted Lasso’

On paper, the premise of Ted Lasso grates the nerves. An American college football coach,…

Is Shuri Ready to Rule Wakanda and Does She Even Want the Throne?

Besides possessing genius-level intelligence, Shuri, the princess of Wakanda and the sister of King T’Challa/Black…

Going In-Depth: A Seat at the Table: The Importance of Black Representation in Nerd Culture

Written By: Kaillaby “Calling yourself a Blerd doesn’t mean you want to separate from anything.…

When Racebending Goes Too Far: Erasing Existing Black Characters

This past year, it was announced from Warner Bros that Clark Kent’s Superman, a canonically…

‘Mare of Easttown’ Continues Media Obsession with Dead and Missing White Women (and Humanizing Bad Cops)

Is it a bird? A plane? Laura Palmer wrapped in plastic? No, it’s 16-year-old Erin…

Black Women and Native Sovereignty in ‘Rutherford Falls’

Written by: Pilar Jefferson Spoiler Alert: Minor spoilers for the first season of Rutherford Falls …

‘Two Distant Strangers’ Explores the What-Ifs of Racial Inequality

Written by: Stacey Yvonne  Two Distant Strangers is an Oscar-nominated short film written by former…

Girlfriends

Returning to ‘Girlfriends’ with an Adult Lens Forced me to Reevaluate Black Representation in Media

Written by: Shae De Pass As a kid I watched Girlfriends religiously. When I look…

Netflix’s ‘Grand Army’ Takes on Conversations of Consent and Fake Allyship

Last year, shows like I May Destroy You by Micheala Coel pushed the envelope when…