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Film,Nostalgia,Series

A Retrospection On The Evolution And Impact Of 'Roots'

It's been more than four decades since Roots aired on national television and changed the game for portrayals of Black history on screen. On the anniversary of the miniseries' premiere, we reflect on the impact of the series. Over the past decade, moviegoers have been presented with multiple offerings of films depicting the brutality of slavery. While some of the films have been well...

Interviews,Television

'Watchmen' Star Yahya Abdul-Mateen On That Twist And The Love Story We Didn't Know We Needed

*Editors Note: Spoilers for the plot of HBO’s Watchmen through episode 8 below. Stop reading if you don't want spoilers!!*  For the past month and a half people have been glued to their television sets every Sunday night watching the best show on TV, HBO’s newest hit, Watchmen. Based on the 1986-87 DC Comics graphic novel of the same name, Watchmen stars Regina King as Angela Abar...

Opinion,Series,Television

Top 3 Reasons Why 'Godfather of Harlem' Is The Best Show You’re Not Watching

Godfather of Harlem is brilliant! When it was announced earlier this year that Forest Whitaker would be starring in a new series for Epix about one of the greatest Black gangsters to have ever lived, many presumed it was going to be about Frank Lucas, who was portrayed by Denzel Washington in American Gangster. However, it turned out to be a portrayal of the infamous Ellsworth “Bumpy”...

Recap,Television,Trending

I’m Fighting For You This Time: ‘Pose’ Season 2 Finale Recap

So, this week kicked off with a reunion and an 8-9 month jump in time. We had children return home, a secret revealed, mother of the year, and a proposal. But let’s get into it, shall we… Blanca (MJ Rodriguez) is finishing up with a customer in her apartment when Pray Tell (Billy Porter) appears at her door. The two share an embrace and admit that is has been 8-9 months since they’d...

Television,Recap

I Need A Vacation: 'Pose' Season 2, Episode 9

GIRLS TRIP!!! Two great car karaoke sessions, a dream destroyed and one of the finest lifeguards I’ve ever seen. That was this week's episode of Pose. Let’s get into it, shall we… We open the show with Blanca (Mj Rodriguez) getting a call in the middle of the night telling her that her salon is on fire. When she arrives in the morning to assess the damage, she’s told that the...