I Used To Be a Purist, but I’ve Seen the Light

Today in Black History, I want to give thanks for Audible. I sit here typing this, listening to Jenifer Lewis’ memoire The Mother of Black Hollywood on Audible wondering why I hadn’t adopted Audible earlier. I was one of those kids who was hated on for reading and didn’t really talk much. And because I was black, that just took it way too far. “That’s … Continue reading I Used To Be a Purist, but I’ve Seen the Light

Rumble in the Jungle

Today in Black History, I want to look at some documentary films. All of these can be found on Hulu, Netflix, and/or YouTube and all of them focus on stories centering on people of color and their cultural influences. I love documentary films. In recent years, the ways in which a non fictional narrative can be portrayed on screen can make the subject seem larger … Continue reading Rumble in the Jungle

Caped Crusaders

Today in Black History, I’m honoring Black Twitter. We’re not yet two solid months into 2018 and they’re at it again. Who are they? I argue that no one truly knows who they are or where they come from. They descend on the internet in droves, waiting, searching for the punchline in the day to day. They crunch hours generating memes, recording others, and spreading … Continue reading Caped Crusaders