On Trevor Noah and Other African Immigrants Who Buy Into The Hype
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On Trevor Noah and Other African Immigrants Who Buy Into The Hype

Where do I even begin? Well, for starters, it would seem that Black men have had quite the time showing their ashy asses across the country and the diaspora this past week. This particularly includes the likes of Trevor “I Am Not Funny” Noah, Lee “I Have Always Hated Black Women” Daniels, and Box Wine … Continue reading

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

10 Thoughts on the ‘Luke Cage’ Trailer
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10 Thoughts on the ‘Luke Cage’ Trailer

Sweet Christmas. After enjoying the peak Blackness of Luke Cage’s SDCC teaser trailer in which he kicked ass in nothing but a Black hoodie, Cage has returned in full cinematic glory via the Netflix trailer that dropped yesterday morning. And let’s just say that it was worth the wait. If you haven’t seen the trailer yet, … Continue reading

About Empire and the “Bury Your Gays” Trope
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About Empire and the “Bury Your Gays” Trope

*SPOILERS FOR EMPIRE AHEAD* Greetings, lovers of the Zoo. Frankly, I wish I was back under better conditions, but alas, I am not. What am I back for? Well, if you’re here—and apparently don’t care about spoilers—I’m here to talk about the latest deaths in Empire. Specifically, the killing off of Camilla (a bisexual Black … Continue reading