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Creed: When Mainstream Cinema Has A Black Lens

by Shane Thomas  Follow @tokenbg

This review contains spoilers.

Last summer, I was talking with a friend about Dear White People, and its lead, Tessa Thompson. 1,452 more words

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“Sorry, sir, I’m here, and I would like some cake too, please!”

by Fan Sissoko  Follow @whatfandoes

Not so long ago, I was in a mood. The kind of mood that sticks your bones to your sofa and has you craving childhood. 874 more words

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Why Aziz Ansari Has Destroyed My Chances, And Why He Is So So Important

by Arnab Chanda Follow @arnabacus

Throughout my life, even though we’ve never met, Aziz Ansari has consistently beaten me to the punch. It’s becoming a theme. 1,724 more words

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Are queer people of colour finally entering the mainstream?

by Phelan Chatterjee  Follow @LiftsGoingDown

Recently I watched the first episode of Aziz Ansari’s Master of None with a friend. The first thing he pointed out was the seemingly in your face diversity; “Oh look, a Jew, a Pakistani and a black lesbian! 964 more words

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Star Wars Rebels Season Two

I have seen some news that will make my daughter very happy; season two of Star Wars Rebels starts later this month! The bad news; we don’t have any of the Disney Channels so we can’t watch it until it comes out on DVD. 151 more words

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Why can't we have nice things?

At the weekend, I watched the movie “Jenny’s Wedding”. I remember the trailers last year, advertising a light romantic movie about a lesbian finally coming out to her family because she’s getting married. 679 more words

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Paying My Respects to the 'Queen of Crime'

I wish I could recall when I picked up my first novel by Agatha Christie and which title it was. All I know is that as a child sometime after graduating from Nancy Drew, I made my way to the adult mysteries reading Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and the prolific Agatha Christie, who wrote not only… 597 more words

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