Album Review: Drogas Wave by Lupe Fiasco

Depending on his mood and label situation, Lupe Fiasco’s music has been either…


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Recovering Black Dignity for Serena and Naomi

Over the past week, Australian Mark Knight’s cartoon of Serena Williams…


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Book Review—Barracoon: The Story of the Last Black Cargo

Cudjo Lewis never saw it coming.In one moment, he was Kossula—barefoot and…


Long Live the Champion: A Song for the Forgotten

Long Live the Champion: A Song for the ForgottenBy Quina Aragon & Maria…


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Why You Should Read “The Cross and The Lynching Tree”

I only learned of theologian Dr. James H. Cone due to his recent passing in…


Representing Race: Why Do Images Matter?

In the wake of "Black Panther" and the unveiling of the Obamas’ official…


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The Heart Behind the “Listen & Live” Spoken Word Short Film

Adinah’s HeartMoses is about ready to die. Our mediator, the man of God, will…


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Jackie Hill Perry's "Crescendo" of Transparency

It has been four years since Jackie Hill Perry has blessed us with a…


This is America: A Video Review (PTM 204)

It’s time to Pass the Remote! Jemar and Tyler are back to talk about Donald…


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Book Review: I'm Still Here - Austin Channing Brown

On April 30, 2018, a group of black filmmakers was surrounded by seven police…


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Artist Spotlight: Swoope Talks "Sonshine," Depression, and Hip-Hop

One aspect of the human experience we can all resonate with is hardships. If…


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Four Reasons Why The Black Panther Album is Dope

It’s no secret that "Black Panther" is currently flaming up the box office. I…


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Book Review: THE SPEECH

It happens every year.On Martin Luther King Jr. Day and all throughout Black…


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Greenleaf and Gospel Music

I’m a fan of the TV show "Greenleaf." The fact that the show has the Oprah…


“The Truth We Omit”: How Black Panther Addresses Fatherhood

Warning: This article contains spoilers."Papa, tell me a story.”“Which one?"…


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Do it For the Diaspora?: The Moral Question Behind Black Panther

Once wunderkind writer and director Ryan Coogler and the stellar cast of "Black…


What Stranger Things Teaches Us About Parenthood

Amidst all the 80's nostalgia and sci-fi action, there are some valuable things…


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Feature Photo Essay: Servitude

There are two narratives underlining the Servitude series. Servitude implies…


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Stranger Things and The Sinclairs

After finishing season 2 of Stranger Things (in 2 days), I was impressed.…


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Same Rebel, New Level: Lecrae’s Departure from Evangelicalism

Lecrae Devaugh Moore is not a stranger to the evangelical Christian world. In…