VOX ATL Teens Give Personal Reflections on ‘The Hate U Give’ Movie [REVIEW]

  |  Topic: Entertainment, Girl Code, Guy Code, Identity, Movies, My Story, Opinion, Race/Ethnicity, Reviews

“It is crazy that we need a movie that depicts what happens out here in the real world for it to get peoples’ attention. Police brutality is very much a real thing, so why do we need a fictional representation of it for people to sit up and realize?”

‘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.

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.