The Black Dollar Counts

As a community, it is no testament that our spending power is very influential, more specifically when it comes to movies. For example, Black Panther is a movie that features a predominantly black cast. This same movie gained more than 200 million dollars in the first opening week and went on to gross more than…

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Life Is A Movie

  There are various components that are intricately entwined when it comes to the creation of a film. There are the actors whose purpose is to portray vibrant characters who interact with one another. There are crew members whose purpose is to make sure that the set is in perfect condition. There are cameras that…

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“Why Are You So Quiet”- Misconceptions of My Introversion

“Why are you so quiet?”, “Oh, I didn’t see you there.”,  or “Are you shy or something?”. Questions I get all the time because you see me before you hear me. In a world filled with “overly friendly people”,  I often feel misunderstood, discriminated, and ostracized for being introverted. One of the downsides of this kind…

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Romance and the Bible | How the Story of Ruth Could Change Your Dating Life

  The story of Boaz and Ruth is a go to in the bible for dating advice, but why? Ruth is the 8th book in the Bible and tells the story of a widow who journeys with her daughter in law back to Bethlehem. Upon returning to Bethlehem, Ruth meets a wealthy relative of Naomi…

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Esther | Courage to Stand Even if it Means Death

In our present age, there has been an outcry from women and for women. Monsters like Weinstein, Nassar and even Cosby are the faces of sexual assault. I struggled to write this post because I don’t want to miss speak. With these current events, I can’t help but think of Esther from the bible and…

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This is America | Let Those Who See and Hear Do Something

Childish Gambino dropped a new song and that honestly after watching it more than a dozen times, is saddening (and stuck in my head). If you haven’t checked it out yet you can find a link to it on the site (here). It showcases Donald Glover’s creative style and paints a picture that is depressing,…

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5 Rappers You’ve Been Sleeping On

Alright so we all know that the rap game is over saturated with wannabes and mumble. So, when I say that you’ve been sleeping on these rappers I am not suggesting underground rap. I am talking about 5 artists that you may have heard of, but didn’t bother to check out. They are my favorites…

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David v Goliath |A Show that Retells a Classic Story

Within this post, I am going to ask you to do something that may be outside of your comfort zone. If this frightens you, go read something else. If you like a challenge, I raise you a bet. Read at your own risk. We all know the story of David versus Goliath (1 Samuel 17).…

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