Tag: Television

What’s Hot & What’s Not – 2017 TV Shows
LIFE+STYLE, Opinion

What’s Hot & What’s Not – 2017 TV Shows

By: Daisha Banks, Life+Style Reporter (@___rosyyy) More frequently now, black people are seeing people on TV screens that look like them.  Screenwriter and director Shonda Rhimes even described this time in history as the “browning” of TV. Shonda Rhimes, one of the biggest contributors to the browning of TV, wrote in her book Year of…

“Insecure” Sheds Light on Reality
LIFE+STYLE, Review

“Insecure” Sheds Light on Reality

By Imara Bright-Johnson, Staff Writer Posted 10:00 PM EST, Fri., Mar. 24, 2017 When defining the typical African-American woman, most people go for descriptors like strong, independent, and effortlessly flawless with a huge amount of confidence. Though many Black women do possess these qualities, the reality is that they are imperfect and there are not many…

2016 Emmy Awards: Only the Strong Survive
LIFE+STYLE

2016 Emmy Awards: Only the Strong Survive

By Montana Couser, Culture Contributing Writer Posted 11:20 AM EST, Tues., Oct. 4, 2016 The Emmy Awards is one of those awards shows you don’t miss. Whether or not you watch for the winners, best dressed, or host (this year being Jimmy Kimmel, who does not disappoint with his hilarious skits) most tune in each year. Often,…