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Could Nicki Minaj Catch the Long-Awaited L for Best Female Rapper at this Year’s BET Awards?

For years, the Best Female Rapper category at the BET Awards has always been dominated by Nicki Minaj, the same way Lebron James has dominated the NBA Eastern Conference; probably because, just like the East, there was not much competition to nominate. Outside of Nicki, female rappers have not really been that plentiful in hip hop […]

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My Favorite Shows Re-Written through its Black Female Characters

Historically, black people have always felt some type of way about how black women were portrayed in television. Usually a subservient or angry type role would be associated with such characters. But what I have found is that there are shows out there that put black women in character spaces deeper than mainstream media’s historically finger-snapping […]

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This is Why Blackish Needs to Be Shown

After years of unsuccessful attempts since the early 2000’s, network television has finally decided to take on a black sitcom in ABC’s new show Blackish. The show focuses on Andre Johnson (played by Anthony Anderson), an African American senior vice president at an advertising company married to an interracial wife, Rainbow (played by Traci Ellis Ross), and how […]