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,…

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…

Hip-Hop: A Black man’s wealth or cry for help?

One can argue that phrases such as “take it like a man” or “be a man” are deeply rooted in mainstream views concerning masculinity. The repeated use of these sayings in American society, as evidenced by songs such as Michelle Wright’s “Take it like a Man” and Donny Osmond’s “I’ll make a Man out of…

The Woes of “Video Hoes”

With the ever-changing climate of the United States comes a constant need to revisit and update existing information. Examples can be seen with technology, disease control and prevention, and environmental awareness. Though progress has been made in various areas, there still remains work to be done. As an example, certain problematic issues, despite worldly advancements,…