I’m “Django Unchained” out. I’m tired of explaining why I liked it, tired of reading online dissertations, theses and history papers breaking down and over-analyzing yay or nay for why “Django Unchained” was liked or disliked; or being reminded about the downfall-of-all-of-black-humanity-and intelligentsia-because-of-the-audacity-of-a-privileged-white-man-callously-reimagining-slavery-and-the-drones-of-brainwashed-people-going-to-see-it. I’m exhausted. However, this firestorm of debate has confirmed some theories that I have brewing in my mind about human beings. So, here are six things that “Django Unchained” has taught me about life and people (specifically Spike Lee).
This is my bullet point review of “Django Unchained,” written for JETmag.com.
I decided to try my hand at a DIY Jil Sander inspired veiled beanie hat, since it’s a trend that I like but refused to pay too much money for.
We already know that gun control is a huge issue in the United States. Here is my, I almost became an innocent bystander story.
I was inspired by Caroline Wozniacki making fun of Serena Williams to write about my own struggles with being made fun of for having curves.
In the wake of Nicki Minaj mania, avid hip-hop fan Glennisha Morgan creates a documentary chronicling other talented female mcs.
Nicki Minaj announced on Twitter that she had a solo deal with make for a new Viva Glam lipstick.
Deborah Vanessa goes viral with “Uncle Obama’s Banana.”
I’ve been writing various highs and lows from my trip to the Barbados Food Wine and Rum Festival 2012. One of the highs was kicking it with Mark McEwan.
Here’s part one of a two part break down of my highest highs and lowest lows on my recent girls trip to Barbados, starting with the worst moment first. This is the story of how I escaped being sexually assaulted by an arrogant local.