The fiery debate over Swimsuits

The fiery debate over Swimsuits Written by: J. Stokes – July 17, 2018 For the first time ever, Miss America contestants will not have to strut on stage in their swimsuits. Opinions behind this change have been mixed, with some claiming that the Miss America community is now experiencing a civil war. We’ll get more into…

Facebook was right! America was wrong…

Facebook was right! America was wrong… Written by: J. Stokes – July 17, 2018 A few weeks ago, Facebook wound up in an odd predicament right before the Fourth of July. Many entities, including popular news media, found that its algorithm classified parts of the Declaration of Independence as hate speech. It all began with a…

Is this really gay bashing, or just a Joke?

Is this really gay bashing, or just a Joke? Written by: J. Stokes – July 4, 2018 For those of you who might recall, American actor and film producer Samuel L. Jackson got himself into a bit of a squabble with the Twitterverse when he posted what many considered an insensitive message toward President Donald J….

Porn’s role in School Shootings

Porn’s role in School Shootings Written by: J. Stokes – June 9, 2018 Last Tuesday, May 29th, Rep. Diane Black, a Republican candidate set to be the next Tennessee governor, reportedly asserted that America’s school shooting problem is the result of a decline in family support systems and more frequent viewing of pornography. According to…

Let’s set her Straight on being Bi

Let’s set her Straight on being Bi Written by: J .Stokes – May 17, 2018 Not too long ago, singer Rita Ora released a song called “Girls,” featuring hip-hop artist Cardi B, and singers Bebe Rexha and Charli XCX. This song is being called a “Bisexual Anthem” by some, especially since the chorus leads with, “Sometimes,…

Black Women and Equal Pay

Black Women and Equal Pay Written by: J. Stokes – April 3, 2018 Last Wednesday, the K3mistry Productions YouTube channel featured a video entitled “Black Panther’s Impact on Mental Health,” which began by highlighting the infighting between Black groups in America. Black women receiving lower pay than their White and Asian counterparts was mentioned as…

The media shift concerning Terrorism

The media shift concerning Terrorism Written by: J. Stokes – April 2, 2018 There have been a series of domestic tragedies on American soil in the past few years. Many of them have involved mass shootings, either at schools or in open areas. Most recently, bombs were sent to various residents of Austin, Texas via…

Killer Mike’s killer Gripe

Killer Mike’s killer Gripe Written by: J. Stokes – March 28, 2018 Americans have been in constant debate, especially within the past couple of months, over gun control. Just four days ago students, staff, and members from Parkland, Florida, which experienced a deadly mass school shooting this past Valentine’s Day, organized March For Our Lives,…

A brief lesson about the “N-word.”

A brief lesson about the “N-word.” Written by: J Stokes – March 21, 2018 **Warning – What you are about to read contains racial and derogatory slurs** Recently, an admirer sent us a worthwhile article about a disturbance involving a group of Victoria’s Secret models. You know, those scantily clad ladies seen every year walking…

Watch Out!

Watch Out! Written by: J. Stokes – February 7, 2017 If there’s one thing people wanted to see during Super Bowl 51, it was the commercials. For years, the Super Bowl has been filled with entertaining advertisements meant to draw in customers. Companies have spent millions of dollars just to grab an audience’s attention in…

Sistas n’ the Hood

Sistas n’ the Hood Written by: J. Stokes – February 7, 2017 Super Bowl 51 was quite a show. The New England Patriots managed a historic comeback against the Atlanta Falcons, with Tom Brady, New England’s quarterback, winning his fifth Super Bowl ring, the most of any quarterback in NFL history. Lady Gaga’s halftime performance…

No Homo

No Homo Written by: J. Stokes –January 31, 2017 The U.S. is constantly changing with each new year. As of January 20th this country has concluded a historic presidency, with Barack Hussein Obama being the first Black individual to ever occupy the White House. Moreover, marijuana, deemed a Schedule I drug, has been legalized in…