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Film,Nostalgia

The Brilliance Of 'In Too Deep' And Why It's Still Important 20 Years Later

Someone cue "Anniversary" by Tony! Toni! Toné! On August 25, 1999, the now cult classic movie In Too Deep made its cinematic debut. The film follows the journey of a recent cadet graduate from the police academy, Jeffrey Cole (Omar Epps), who has aspirations of going undercover to help take down high-profile career criminals. After stints with busting low-to mid-level criminals, he...

Film,Reviews

'Black & Privileged': An Imagining Of A Black Mecca On Chicago's South Side [Review]

Earlier this year, during his B-sides anniversary concert, Jay-Z rapped a freestyle that left many debating whether or not his intended message of self-reliance within the Black community would bring about the desired results. The emcee rapped, "Gentrify your own hood before these people do it. / Claim eminent domain and have your people move in." Aside from the theoretical versus the...

Television,Opinion

Happy Father's Day To Eddie Sutton Of 'Lincoln Heights,' One Of The Greatest TV Dads You Might've Missed

In honor of Father’s Day, let’s revisit and reflect on a depiction of a Black father in television that was canceled way too soon. Lincoln Heights tells the story of the Suttons, a Black family in the Lincoln Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles. The television series shadows the struggles the family has as a result of moving back to the father's old neighborhood. From kidnapping to...

Opinion,Television,Web Series

5 Black Queer Web Series That The Upcoming 'The L Word' Reboot Can Learn From

The L Word, which aired from 2004-09, was a groundbreaking series about a group of lesbian friends in Los Angeles as they navigated the challenges of life, romance and career. For an entire generation of queer women, The L Word was the first time they could see themselves represented on a major television network. From watch parties to fan clubs, it was an historic and culture-shifting...

Broadway,Film,Opinion

'Native Son': From Stage To Screen, The Many Interpretations Of Richard Wright's Classic Novel

*Spoilers for Native Son below* Richard Wright’s critically acclaimed yet highly controversial 1940 novel is still being adapted and performed nearly a century after its publication. With a stage play adaptation by Mosaic Theatre Company in Washington, D.C. last month and an HBO film adaptation starring Moonlight's Ashton Sanders and If Beale Street Could Talk's Kiki Layne, 2019...