I honestly didn’t know this song was made years ago. I thought it was recent seeing as how clubs, parties and barbecues play it often today, in the South at least. AdvertisementsRead More Video: “Encore” By Cheryl Lynn
Monitoring this story, I have now concluded in my mind and heart that Michael Jackson is – and was – an INNOCENT man. I also have concluded that the hype surrounding the two-part film Leaving Neverland is unwarranted as it seems more and more like an empty prosecution against a deceased man. In the media […]Read More Opinion: “Leaving Neverland” Director’s Comments Sound Eerily Positive Towards Pedophilia
I got a request from reynagirl14 to write about why people, men in particular, refuse to feel for victims of violence against black women. She observes that the media doesn’t “pay attention and whenever they do pay attention, the media place racist stereotypical labels on the Black victims, and the police tend to look the […]Read More Why is there no sympathy for black female victims of crime?
Blogger Abagond wrote about embattled Journalist Charlie Rose who was once highly respected in the news. However, in 2017 and 2018, he was accused of sexual harassment by at least 30 women. It’s well worth the read, especially the part that highlights how white privilege played a part in the lack of coverage and punishment. […]Read More A Double Standard in Celebrity Treatment and a Hiatus (Come back for re-edits)
What is Cancel Culture? Well, cancel culture or mute culture is an internet-based declaration for individuals to cut all ties to famous people who either have said or done things offensive or destructive. It’s based on shock, outrage and disgust. It can range from saying something ignorant to the more serious cases like violence, rape and […]Read More Cancel Culture: What Is It, Why It’s Complicated & Why It’s Impossible
The following is the second part of an essay I wrote a couple of years ago for a class I took. While buffoonery and slapstick were becoming a common form of comedy in early cartoons, African-American cartoon characters like Amos and Andy were regulated only to the role of dimwitted clowns. And even though they […]Read More Essay: Colored Animation: The History of the Depictions of African-Americans in American Animation: Part 2
The following is the first part of an essay I wrote a couple of years ago for a class I took. Introduction Animation has been largely regarded as a respected genre of entertainment around the world. As time progressed, generations of people have witnessed innovation after innovation in not only forms and styles, but also […]Read More Essay: Colored Animation: The History of the Depictions of African-Americans in American Animation: Part 1