Get Out is going to be a box office smash. It is a thriller where a black character goes home with his white girlfriend and discovers it’s a set up for something much more insidious. Having seen James Baldwin’s I … Continue reading Get Out and Not Feeling Safe at Home
The Powerball jackpot is making National headlines again. It is nearing $403 Million, and as its payout rises, the hopes of many living a modest, middle class life in suburban America follow. I myself am not immune to this, truth be … Continue reading Frugality Tempted To Frenzy
The Academy Awards or “Oscars” is the seminal awards ceremony marking the brightest and best movies of the year, hosted by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The top categories are Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Actress, April … Continue reading From #OscarsSoWhite to a New Black Renaissance on Screen: How last year’s Oscar blackout led to brilliance in film in Television
This Valentine’s Day Week assess your heart health. It may be a coincidence but I think it’s worth noting that Valentine’s Day takes place during February which is also Heart Health Month. So here are some tips to help you … Continue reading Guard Your Heart: What You Eat is as Important as Who You Love
Black History is full of stories of people overcoming obstacles to achieve greatness. It is as much an American narrative as it is an African American narrative. But many take for granted the Williams sisters’ story, particularly in light of … Continue reading Venus and Serena: Real Life Superheroes with Dannette Sharpley
Last Monday undoubtedly came as a shock to many when the White House announced that President Trump “was proud to embrace gay rights.” This allows for the continuation of an Executive Order implemented by President Obama which created new workplace … Continue reading Sin Has Been Sanctioned: What Do We Do?