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

Dammmnnn Lex: Back At It Again With This New Web Series
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Dammmnnn Lex: Back At It Again With This New Web Series

Greetings, lovers of the Zoo. I know you are all wondering: where in the f*ck did I go? There are a couple of explanations for that. Besides wading through my final year of college (fingers crossed), a myriad of health issues, and election coverage so sad and laughable that I was trying to figure out … Continue reading

Dear Ms. Janet: It Is That Deep
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Dear Ms. Janet: It Is That Deep

Yesterday, Janet Hubert “clapped back” at and “read” Jada Pinkett-Smith on her call-out of the Oscar and her calls to boycott. Because this video was coming from Janet Hubert and because she forever has a place in my heart as the OG Aunt Viv aka Dark-Skinned Aunt Viv, I wanted to “YASSSSSSS” at this video. … Continue reading

Fantastic Art and Where To Find It: Check Out These Unconventional Pieces of Dragon Ball Z Fan Art!
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Fantastic Art and Where To Find It: Check Out These Unconventional Pieces of Dragon Ball Z Fan Art!

There is no question that Dragon Ball Z is one of the most beloved anime/manga in existence. Because of this love and because of its status as a classic, the show has gone on to inspire numerous budding and established artists to create some pretty stellar fan art. So, because I’m a Dragon Ball Z … Continue reading