Category: Culture

Culture

America 2017: In the Land of the Free, Slavery still Exists.

Slavery ended with the 13th amendment–right? At least that’s what you are taught. You are also told that America is

Culture, Essays

Hip-Hop culture: Are Artists Responsible for the Messages They Send?

Don’t get me wrong, I love and respect Rap music and Hip-Hop culture for all that it has done for

Culture, Essays

Blacks and the Fourth of July

Today America celebrates the writing of the Declaration of Independence and the founding fathers separating from England. July 4, 1776

Culture, Essays

Will We Stand With Jesse?

Watching the BET has always been difficult for me during my adult life, I never fully understood what the point

Culture, Essays

Colorism: The Light Versus Dark Skin Debate in the Black Community is Detrimental

Skin tone has had its detriments in the black community for centuries, dating back to the slavery days. Even though

Culture, Essays

Going Natural: Trend or Movement?

First off let’s get one thing straight, being natural is more than just sporting an afro or some poetic justice

Culture

‘Bout Damn Time: Leonardo DiCaprio Wins His First Oscar

The Academy almost got it right. Yeah, Leonardo DiCaprio deserved the win—and rightfully so, but someone else deserved an Oscar

Culture

Watch Both Full-Length Trailers for Marvel’s “Daredevil”

Daredevil season is almost upon us. Netflix and Marvel have just dropped two stellar full-length trailers for one of the

Culture

Samsung to Buy Tidal?

Whelp, that was fast. As reported by the New York Post, Samsung is interested in purchasing Jay Z’s Tidal. The

Culture

Final ‘Wolverine’ Film in X-Men Series Aims For an R-Rating

Seems like Wolverine will follow suit and claw his way to an R-rating. After Deadpool shattered the box office, breaking