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Blame black women for Nate Parker’s mediocrity

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at October 14, 2016 13:59:05 October 14, 2016 13:59:05
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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

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

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

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

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