It did not take long for a representative of an anti-Trump initiative to appear and tell us that in spite of overwhelming election results, we do not have to wallow in despair and accept the results. In this dire desperation, it could have been someone, anyone, and no one really would have a clue. Thankfully, … More What I Love Most About Maxine Waters
Everyone has wanted to perhaps make a Tupac movie once in their lifetime, especially since there are so many ideas in regard to the legacy of Shakur. If not, everyone has at least wanted to see a Tupac movie, especially after the success of the 2009 biopic of his hip-hop twin, the Notorious B.I.G. As if … More In Review: “All Eyez On Me”
We witnessed outstanding records broken and history being made in the NBA this year. We are in for an even better treat with the postseason right around the corner featuring those same players and teams who have made the record and history books count by making it to the postseason with their regular season play. … More NBA Playoffs 2017: Regular Season Surprises Create More Surprises in the Post Season
Pepsi quite possibly created the ultimate ad no-no this week in creating the ultimate ad no-no that makes us all think we are advertising executives. In a little over 2 minutes, Pepsi advertised what we presumed to be a new diet Pepsi, Pepsi Max, but some things beside the soda were selling much to the public’s … More After a Long Day of Protesting, All You Need is a Pepsi, Right?
On Saturday, March 18, in the second round of the NCAA Tournament, the No. 8 seed Wisconsin Badgers took down the No. 1 seed Villanova Wildcats. We are calling it an upset, but it is indeed madness – dare we call it, March Madness. After the game, Badgers Forward and game-winning shot specialist Nigel Hayes … More The Badgers Have Not Created an Upset – They Have Created Madness
A toned and tattoo-having football player, wearing bright red and gold colors, resembled the aspiring athletes from my home a lot. I admired his look, his football and that he was born in Wisconsin like me. His name rang a bell even before turning his neatly cut hair into an outrageous afro and collapsing to … More For the Sport and the Protest, Thank You, Colin Kaepernick.
Today, we begin an analysis of Darren Sharper being charged with drug and rape, and not knowing where the analysis begins makes it that much more important. A beloved football star was sentenced to 20 years in jail. I’ve already written two articles containing facts that can be mustered out of its headlines. The headline that … More Darren Sharper, Celebrities in Trouble, and Celebrities in Justice
The secret organization of the escape of slaves from the American slavery that we have heard about in history textbooks takes a commanding new form of novelty in Colson Whitehead’s “The Underground Railroad.” To recount history is an enormous task, but even more so to leave the event as it is without time’s forgetfulness or … More In Review: “The Underground Railroad” by Colson Whitehead
I voted for who I wanted – former First Lady of two terms, former Secretary of State to our first black President, and a hopeful to make history as the Nation’s first woman President. I voted for who I wanted with a confidence that I hoped others carried with them into a convincingly lit booth. … More About The 2016 Election
I remember reading “The Diary of Anne Frank” for a class assignment in ninth grade, and even that was significantly different from my reading of “The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass.” The parallels between two distinct journeys above an unjust society can be found in these examples of the courageous narrative. In a … More In Review: “The Birth of a Nation”