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Emma Stone corrects herself

October 14, 2016 14:46:02 Posted at October 14, 2016 14:46:02
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Emma Stone covers the November issue of VOGUE. She is, currently, the frontrunner for Best Actress Oscar for her performance in La La Land. La La Land opens in December but has already been screened in Venice, Telluride, and at TIFF and was overwhelmingly well-received. Full Story

Blame black women for Nate Parker’s mediocrity

October 14, 2016 13:59:05 Posted at October 14, 2016 13:59:05
Kathleen Posted by Kathleen
Dave J Hogan/ Gareth Cattermole/ John Phillips/ Getty Images

The Birth of a Nation opened last weekend to OK numbers and less than favourable reviews. If you haven’t heard, black women are to blame for the mediocre opening of a mediocre movie. To recap, this is the film written by, directed by and starring alleged rapist Nate Parker. Some self-identified black feminists (including me) wrote about their conflicted feelings about the film Full Story

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Gwyneth at the market

October 11, 2016 14:36:10 Posted at October 11, 2016 14:36:10
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Gwyneth Paltrow covers the new issue of Harper’s Bazaar. But this shot on the cover? It has nothing to do with the photos in the magazine. In the magazine she’s at the supermarket, shopping in several different black outfits and bodysuits. Full Story

Solange’s Seat at the Table

October 3, 2016 13:31:48 Posted at October 3, 2016 13:31:48
Kathleen Posted by Kathleen

I want to thank Matthew and Tina Knowles for procreating. I want to thank them for creating two daughters who stand so proudly in their blackness and gift us with stunning pieces of art. This weekend, I was thankful especially for Solange Knowles Full Story