You’d think that leaving high school and stepping out into the real word would be easy.
Normalizing African American Casts
Don’t get me wrong, it is important that the story of slavery is carried on so that history doesn’t repeat itself, but if we don’t normalize primarily black casts we’ll only be viewed as slave characters.
Taraji P Henson Shines in “What Men Want”
Surrounding the comedy that is “What Men Want,” is a story that we’ve all heard before or are all too familiar with.
From Blackface to Blackfishing
“We can appreciate their culture without having to do or wear their hairstyles, or trying to act or be a certain way that we’re not.”
The Hate U Give Might Just Be 2018’s Best Movie
This movie, one with fictional characters and made up neighborhoods, is real. We have all heard of stories like this. We’ve seen them on the news and we’ve seen it for ourselves.
Black History ‘Erryday’: Happy 64th Birthday Rev. Al Sharpton
On behalf of Arise 2.0 Happy Birthday Rev. I’m honored to call you one of my most esteemed mentors, Sir!
10 Netflix Originals With Inclusive Themes and Casts
Through an absurdist lens, the series uses irony, self-deprecation, brutal honesty and humor to highlight issues that still plague today’s”post-racial” society.
A Few Thoughts about “Crazy Rich Asians”
It’s a story with a main character who never never seems to lose sight of herself.
Black History ‘Erryday’: Happy 53rd Birthday Tavis Smiley
In 2009 Time named him to the 100 Most Influential People in the World.