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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…


Poem: A Voice of the Unheard

Wordsstruggle to proceed out my mouthwhile funeral processionsraged-filled…


When I Consider the Darkness - Spoken Word

“When I Consider the Darkness” is my latest spoken word piece, featuring the…


Black Women and the Burden of Strength: Book Review

I thought being a black man in America was difficult. This is certainly true,…


Pass The Remote: Get Out

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIt’s movie time! Jemar and Tyler review…


Get Out Movie Review

From the moment I watched the preview of Get Out movie, I knew it would either…


Book Review - White Out: Understanding White Privilege & Dominance

The new book, White Out, by Christopher S. Collins and Alexander Jun will…


Awake (Spoken Word)

Are you weary in your fight for social justice, racial reconciliation, or…


Hidden Figures Revealed: Movie Review

As a black woman, I was deeply moved by Hidden Figures. I am not usually one…


Fences Movie: A Christian Reflection

This movie review originally appeared on John's personal blog, and has been…