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Before Black Panther: Black Superheroes Who Laid the Foundation

It’s safe to say that with just under a week to go until it’s theatrical premiere, Marvel’s newest film Black Panther, is already a cultural phenomenon. 780 more words

Lupita Nyong'o

The Mighty Quinn (1989)

After a couple of hard-hitting Oscar contenders, it felt like time to take a step back and watch something a bit more fun. While scrolling through Hulu, I stumbled upon The Mighty Quinn. 532 more words

Anthony's Corner

Shanice - It's For You

Artist: Shanice

Title: It’s For You

Year: 1993

Album: The Meteor Man Soundtrack

A personal Favorite of mine. Shanice doesn’t get enough credit.


30for30: Day Nine

Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD | When the Marvel Cinematic Universe began, no one imagined how far its reach would stretch. Before the animated series and the Netflix sagas, ABC presented a little show that could with… 210 more words


TV Guide

Real family nickname of black actor and director Robert Townsend. He earned the name “TV Guide” because he spent so much time watching television while growing up on the West side of Chicago. 272 more words

Personal Nicknames

Books!: Washington's Spies

I finally cleared out my reading queue and refilled with Washington’s Spies: The Story of America’s First Spy Ring. What most likely prompted this was the opportunity to meet the author, Alexander Rose, except I hadn’t read his book at the time of the opportunity, so I avoided him in shame. 1,098 more words

Books!: Geo. Washington's Secret Six

One of my recent areas of fascination, in addition to everything else, and inspired almost wholly by AMC’s (fantasmagorical) TURN: Washington’s Spies, has been the story of the… 1,049 more words