‘The Hate U Give’ is an Emotional Roller Coaster — for all the Right Reasons

  |  Topic: Books, Entertainment, Identity, Opinion, Race/Ethnicity, Reviews

Walking into the press screening, I was praying that I wasn’t going to watch another subpar movie about progressing the black movement that failed to break any new ground. I am ecstatic to announce that my prayers were answered.

Artistry Aside, ‘Hamilton’ is Still a Show About a Bunch of White Folks

  |  Topic: Entertainment, Identity, Media Analysis, Music, Opinion, Race/Ethnicity, Reviews, Theatre

“Hamilton” has a diverse cast, even Alexander Hamilton himself is a person of color. The only white people are the dancers and King George. But in real life, none of these were people of color. Just because they chose actors who look like me doesn’t make me relate to the characters more.

As a Black Teen Girl, Here’s Why FX’s ‘Atlanta’ Bothers Me

  |  Topic: Entertainment, Identity, Opinion, Race/Ethnicity, TV

Black women are stereotyped to the point where it makes me want to roll my eyes into another dimension. They are shown to be ditzy, annoying, loud, disrespectful, and attention seeking.