Nat Turner Came, and Went: “The Birth Of A Nation” – A Review

Two very different and prevalent backstories have helped ascend Nate Parker’s directorial debut The Birth Of A Nation, - the story of the Virginian slave-preacher Nat Turner who led a slave rebellion -  to obtain nationwide attention.  The first one came from the adulation...

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Diversity in Comic Books

Netflix's Luke cage has brought on the discussion of diversity in comic books (or lack thereof depending on how you choose to look at the situation) back to the forefront. As far as I'm concerned, the comic book world -...

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The Trumped Up Nominee

Hey, remember when Donald Trump had that weird announcement where he said that he was running for president and managed to offend all Mexicans in the process? Oh and remember when he also said that women who have abortions should face...

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Netflix’s Luke Cage Season 1 – A Review

On Friday, September 30, Netflix released Season 1 of the highly anticipated Marvel series Luke Cage. We were all able to get a decent taste of Cage in Netflix's Jessica Jones where the PI/Antihero engaged in a crazy relationship...

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Rap Beef 101

Conflicts make anything interesting. When it comes to rap, beef allows us to get a little more invested in the music. Kind of like fantasy sports where you have something to gain from a player's performance. Essentially, rap beefs transform us into a group of...

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The Kaepernick Stance and the Red Herring

Unless you've been living in an isolation bunker these past few weeks, you must've heard Colin Kaepernick's name mentioned in one way or another. If you're late to the party and you're wondering what all the fuss is about, here's...

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Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight – A Review

Travis Scott is an anomaly. At 24 years old, Scott's not your traditional rapper who spits 16 bars on every track like J. Cole or Kendrick Lamar. He's not an R&B singer who hits high notes like The Weeknd or Miguel....

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Mind’s Eye Horror- The Blair Witch Project’s Off-Screen Sound

Editor's Note: With The Blair Witch movie coming out this week, Matthew Turnbull walks us down memory lane and takes us back the the original movie.   The Blair Witch Project (1999) directed by Daniel Myrick and Eduardo Sánchez was made with...

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Welcome To “Atlanta”

Chronologically speaking, when episode one of Atlanta starts with a banging, yet hazy rap beat, the slow-motion camera overlooks the Georgia capital through a bird’s eye view, taking its time to showcase the metropolitan area's landscape and dense vegetation....

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The Lena Dunham/OBJ Situation

About a week ago, Lena Dunham had a real Hannah Horvath moment and was back in the news because of comments she made during a Lenny Letter interview where she was interviewing Amy Schumer. At the beginning of the...

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