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…

Mob against the Hijab

Mob against the Hijab Written by: J. Stokes – January 31, 2017 If you’ve been following news reports lately, whether through television, the internet, or social media, chances are you’ve come across images of people gathered in large groups at airports around the U.S. protesting what some consider President Donald J. Trump’s “Muslim Ban.” Last…

We’ve got Good News!

We’ve got Good News! Written by: J. Stokes – January 24, 2017 We’d like to begin today’s post with a blast from the past. If you can remember, last year the music world lost Prince Rogers Nelson, an iconic artist known for making hit songs such as “Purple Rain” and “1999.” Some have even considered…

Do you wanna’ build a Snowman?

Do you wanna’ build a Snowman? Written by: J. Stokes – December 20, 2016 This morning, we happened upon a humorous news report concerning President Barak Obama and his fear of the snowmen staffers have been placing on the White House yard. President Obama has been quoted saying, “There’s a whole kind of Chucky element…

Santa Claus is comin’ to Frown

 Santa Claus is comin’ to Frown Written by: J. Stokes – December 6, 2016 The year 2016 has been filled with many hardships, ranging from controversial police shootings to acts of terrorism on U.S soil. It doesn’t help that iconic musicians like Prince and Maurice White of Earth, Wind, and Fire as well as various…

Is my résumé White enough? – An Asian’s Plight

Is my résumé  White enough? – An Asian’s Plight Written by: J. Stokes – November 29, 2016 America is a self-proclaimed melting pot, accepting of various cultures, religions, practices, etc. Many seek to inhabit the U.S. from outside countries, due to ideas of prosperity and freedom. Just last year, 2015, a total of 730,259 people…

Black Women are Aggressive!

Black Women are Aggressive! Written by: J. Stokes – November 22, 2016 You saw the title of this blog post, and then what? You instantly clicked to read, figuring you’d see the latest stereotypical rant about Black women being angry, unreasonable, and emasculating, right? Well, we hate to burst your bubble, but it’s not that…

Black Women on Screen

Media portrayal of women continues to be a topic of much controversy in the United States. Though, in many respects, better representation has occurred for women as a whole, there still exist major issues disproportionately affecting specific subgroups. A key subgroup worth noting is black women. From the rise of their exploitation in hip-hop music to…