The Weekly Rundown

Giving you a rundown on the past week and it’s a busy one. As a matter of fact, someone pass me my covfefe! First, out prayers go out to London as they experienced another attack on the London Bridge. Van drove into several pedestrians on the bridge and then moved on to a local market…

The Weekly Rundown

Giving you the rundown on what happened this past week. Seems like we can’t go a week without talking about the circus that now resides on 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. President Trump is battling the judicial system to determine if his Muslim Ban is constitutional or not. So far, it’s looking like nah. Betsy DuVos squeezed…

Weekly Rundown

Giving you the rundown on what we’ve been talking about at the water cooler this week. This week we have been saying goodbye to President Obama. He gave his farewell address in Chicago and we all reacted with tears on social media, mostly with gifs. He then gave Vice President Biden the Medal of Freedom,…

The Weekly Rundown

There was a lot happening this week. So, in case you missed it. Twitter wants to help you block out the trolls. They updated the mute button to allow users to mute phrases and key words. Obama takes one last tour around the world, mostly to coddle world leaders and assure them we elected the…

Music Therapy to the Black Frustration 

 Beyonc√©’s Formation, Ty Dolla $’s Campaign, and the latest, Solange’s A Seat At The Table. What do they have in common? They all express some form of the black community’s mindset during the current era of craziness. Donald Trump is running for president on the basis that he will build a wall. Unarmed black women…

Diversity: The Underrated Trend of Fashion Week

It feels like every time fashion week comes around, publications write these articles saying how much the industry needs diversity and then go on to share an article or two highlighting these innovative brands who decided to use more than one person of color in their show. But to be honest, we’re over it. We’re…

Solange Reminds Us That We Belong

Has anyone ever made you feel less than? Made you feel unequal or unworthy? Or even made you feel like you don’t belong? You can’t quite put you’re finger on it, but you feel like it’s because of your skin color. It’s not quite racism, but it’s definitely unjust and unfair. These encounters happen all…

The Kaepernick Effect on the NFL

Who knew Colin Kaepernick’s small gesture of a protest would start a domino effect among the NFL. During the NFL preseason, Kaepernick started to sit during the National Anthems before games. For a split moment it went unnoticed, but then people wanted answers and he gave it to them. “I’m going to continue to stand…

Kanye Defines Multiracial

Earlier this month, Kanye tweeted a casting call for his fashion show, Season 4, asking for only multiracial women. The internet went into a frenzy (including us), assuming he was asking for anti-black women. Attendees’ anticipation built as they were shuttled to Roosevelt Island to see what Kanye had up his sleeve. In true Kanye…

Wtf is Multiracial, Kanye?

Calling all multiracial women was the tweet Kanye shared for his casting call for Season 4. pic.twitter.com/o8sB124An3 — KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) September 3, 2016 In a time when race is a hot button topic, it brings the question what exactly is a multiracial woman? People had questions, which was followed by outrage. @kanye @KissesandHugs1 @kanyewest…

Caitlyn Jenner Is Transgender When Convenient

Since Caitlyn Jenner’s transition she has acquired multiple endorsement deals. H&M and M.A.C just to name a few. All of which have brought great exposure to the transgender cause. We need celebrities to use their brand and following to bring light to causes that are close to their hearts and encourage the masses to have…

Will Surprise Releases Become The New Normal?

Beyonce started it. D’Angelo followed, although some of us missed that. U2 just showed up in our iTunes library, they could have kept that one. And now Kendrick with Untitled Unmastered. Is this what we have to expect from the music industry?¬† This new strategy continues to succeed for top artists, because everyone wants to…