Last December, Spike Lee debuted the film Chiraq that he directed and produced described as an “American satirical musical drama film.” The film was set in Chicago and was supposed to focus on the heavy gang violence in the city by using the old Greek playÂ Lysistrata byÂ Aristophanes’ which is aÂ “comedy play in which women withhold sex from their husbands as punishment for fighting in the Peloponnesian War.” You would think that the big name director who usually leaves us with a message and the familiar faces in the film like Jennifer Hudson, who has been directly affected by Chicago’s gang…View Post
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Valentine’s Day. The one day out the year is when youÂ have to express your love to your significant other or others. Â Wether you wake up to breakfast in bed and roses or a text message being told that you’re the side chick, Valentine’s Day is only one day and it isn’t that serious. Â Social media is filled with harsh memes of side chick versus main chick and also tears of loneliness. Instead of crying about not being showered with gifts, I’ve decided to embrace my favorite couples and hope that one day I will get married and have something like…View Post
Periscope is the newest social media app sensation that allows all users to get up close and very personal with anyone across the world. According to the Periscope website, it was created because “we became fascinated by the idea of discovering the world through someone elseâ€™s eyes.” In today’s age, everything is about sharing your life and thoughts with friends or anyone through social media, when does sharing become too much? Of course all new social media is fun and exciting to try out but in the back of my mind I can’t help but to think of all of…View Post
I’m sure I’m not the only one who sometimes feel that in most cases, black people stick together and have each other’s back via social media. In this case, Black Twitter and black social media in general has clapped back at Stacey Dash’s comments on Fox News. Due to #Oscarssowhite and Jada Pickett Smith’s response to lack of diversity in the Oscar nominations, it has stirred up the controversy of award shows and their lack of representation of African-Americans. Since Dash’s comments many people have voiced their opinions and most importantly, BET even clapped back asking for their check back…View Post
Have you ever thought what if there was a way you could interact and build a closer bond with your unborn baby? Well if you have, you can now not only create a bond but have a mini concert with your unborn with Babypod. The tampon like Spanish based product is used with pregnant women who are 16 weeks along to share the music experience with their baby. Â According to the Babypod website, the device is safely made with silicone for easy insertion and easy to clean.View Post