blackness

3.5.19

The Complications Of Liking 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' as a Black Man

Television shows about good cops are hard to enjoy when you are used to negative experiences with the justice system.

2.25.19

Why People of Colour Winning at the Oscars Matters

Let’s not deny the importance of the Academy Awards, even if they continue to do a disservice to us.

2.5.19

Black People Die Every Year From a Liam Neeson ‘Impulse’

Liam Neeson’s brand of racism never comes from an impulse. It’s innate.

11.30.18

Artists like Damon Davis Are Transforming the Image of Blackness

We talk with BLM Co-Founder Patrisse Cullors-Bignac and Damon Davis about black art becoming more than the trauma and struggle.

11.4.18

This Artist Builds Sculptures Using Only Black Lego

We had a chance to speak with Toronto’s Ekow Nimako about why he’s building monuments for black youth.

5.12.18

Atlanta’s Episode on Fatherhood Helped Me Understand My Own Dad’s Disappearance

Earn learns about black sacrifice and I learned a lot about my own life.

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5.11.18

This Dumpster Diving Artist Makes Beautiful Mosaics Out of Trash

He's putting blackness back into classic mythology.

5.7.18

‘Atlanta’s’ “FUBU” and Why Brands Matter in the Black Community

What l learned from a flashback episode of Atlanta where a young Earn encounters the power of a FUBU shirt.

1.8.18

‘Black Mirror’ Is Obsessed with Black Suffering

"Black Museum" is perhaps the first episode to address race head-on. But does it do it justice?

10.26.17

What Pop Culture Rivalries Say about Race

Whiteness is often set up to overshadow black excellence.