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….

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,…

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…

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…

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…

Are you playing, or being Played?

Are you playing, or being Played? Written by: J. Stokes – January 17, 2017 For years there has been talk of the negative impacts that certain video games can have on gamers. Of course there’s the whole “video games cause violent behaviors” debate, in which some strongly assert there is a link between violent video…