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Racism in Media and Fandom: #AAIronFist Solidarity Exposes the Underbelly of White Supremacy
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Racism in Media and Fandom: #AAIronFist Solidarity Exposes the Underbelly of White Supremacy

This weekend, I witnessed an interesting phenomenon. Well, not so much as interesting as it is old. To explain, several of my colleagues saw their mentions go up in flames after revisiting the issue of #AAIronFist. Part of the reason the tag reemerged was because of the revelation that Lewis Tan—who will be playing Zhou … Continue reading

With ‘Luke Cage’, Marvel Finally Does Right By Black Women
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With ‘Luke Cage’, Marvel Finally Does Right By Black Women

In 2008, the Nerd Game™ changed forever when Iron Man dropped out of the sky like some fire ass Wu-Tang Clan joint (shout-out to the other, other Iron Man, Ghostface Killah). It’s been eight years since that happened. And in those eight years, the Marvel Cinematic Universe has managed to morph into a robust and … Continue reading

It’s Time to Face Facts: Cam Newton Has Been Abducted By Aliens
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It’s Time to Face Facts: Cam Newton Has Been Abducted By Aliens

Lovers of the Zoo. I took a break this past week because, after two straight weeks of mounting ammunition against White Feminists™  and  White Supremacist Comic Book Fans™, I decided that the petty needed to be put on the charger. Of course, in the week I was off, a lot of things happened. Another Black … Continue reading

For Colored Girls Who Are Tired of Lena Dunham When Her Racism Is Enuf
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For Colored Girls Who Are Tired of Lena Dunham When Her Racism Is Enuf

I debated over what I would name this piece for a minute. Should I dedicate this to “colored girls” (Black women and Black feminists) since we’ve been battling “Lena Dunhams” since the beginning of time? Or should I dedicate this to the Black men Lena Dunham maligned, who, historically, have been killed because of the … Continue reading

#RyanPotterForTimDrake Represents The Unrealized Hopes of #AAIronFist
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#RyanPotterForTimDrake Represents The Unrealized Hopes of #AAIronFist

Greetings, lover of the Zoo. If you’re like me (and the recent contents of this site), you’ve been tryna strike a balance between oh-so-serious news and lighter, pop culture updates. And because the Twitter Gods™ love me, someone out there heard my cry and suddenly #RyanPotterForTimDrake came into existence: #RyanPotterForTimDrake because the DCEU needs Robin … Continue reading