Is there a Grey Area between Integrity and Money for Black Women?

Artwork By: Laurie Cooper, “Timeless (Female)” The recent conversation between Steve Harvey and Monique brought up an even more interesting conversation between me and my husband: can we as black people live in a grey area between what is seen as integrity and money? Meaning, can we honestly live our black selves and maintain the…

The Obvious Impact of “Hidden Figures”

Sunday night, the SAG Awards reminded us about the great films, particularly black films, that graced the screens in 2016. Denzel Washington brought home Best Actor while his co-star Viola Davis became the first black actress to win five SAG Awards for their work in Fences; Mahershala Ali won for Best Supporting Actor for his…

THE CULTURE, POLITICAL, AND SPIRITUAL ICONS THAT ARE THE OBAMAS (PART II)

REMEMBERING THE BEGINNING: WELL DAMN… It hasn’t been a month and they are already trying to deconstruct this man’s character. Really, he wasn’t born in the U.S.? Where’s his birth certificate? Really. And people think that racism is dead. Hell naw! Oh and that cartoon killing a monkey, the monkey who writes the stimulus bills,…