With the New Netflix series ‘The Get Down,’ All You’re Gonna Feel Is Up

  |  Topic: Entertainment, Identity, LGBTQ, Music, Race/Ethnicity, Reviews, TV
Written By: Billae Blanding
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From Dizzee’s discovery of his sexuality to the influence Catholicism plays in Hispanic families, the issues in “The Get Down” are relevant, not just to the era of the show, but today as well.

History’s Retelling Of “Roots” Is Shocking, Heartbreaking And A Must-See

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Written By: Catherine Boyd
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Given its historical accuracy, it is mind blowing to suddenly come to the realization that these people may well have been my ancestors. It makes me appreciate my history as a young black woman so much more.