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Opinion,Television

‘Pose’ Got It Wrong: Why Candy Deserved Better [Opinion]

Someone has to say it: last week’s episode of Pose got it wrong. As a die-hard fan of the show, this is difficult to write. In the episode, "Never Knew Love Like This Before," the Pose community-at-large experienced the tragic murder of our beloved Candy Ferocity (Angelica Ross). While earned plot twists can be gratifying and serve the storyline, this one felt hasty and too convenient...

Television,Opinion

What's Up With How 'Stranger Things' Treats Its Black Characters? [Opinion]

Netflix's hit show Stranger Things is an '80s-set sci-fi thriller which features a group of kids in Hawkins, IN, battling government agents and otherworldly monsters from The Upside-Down dimension. The one consistent Black lead in the group is Lucas, played by Caleb McLaughlin. After a fan-favorite guest-starring spot in season two, Lucas' little sister Erica (Priah Ferguson) got an...