Sharon Carpenter’s pretentious rants from The Gossip Game are reminding me of my own lessons learned in the industry.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie chats the political power of black women’s hair in context of “Half of a Yellow Sun.”
These five actresses would be great for the role of Oya, as long as Oya: Rise of the Orishas actually gets funded.
Quvenzhané Wallis inspired me to find my glow again, so I wrote her a brief letter. She is a little force of inspiration.
Keke Palmer has been cast to play Chilli in the forthcoming Vh1 TLC biopic.
Lil Mama has been chosen to play Left Eye in a forthcoming TLC biopic, according to MC Lyte.
Miu Miu tapped Ava DuVernay to direct “The Door,” the fifth installment in the Miu Miu “The Women’s Tales” initiative.
Queen Latifah has teamed up with Netfilx for a lucrative multi-year deal with Flavor Unit Productions.
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.