A missed turn signal. That’s all it took for DPS Trooper Brian Encinia to pull 28-year-old Sandra Bland over. What ensued sparked international outrage, resulting in Bland's suicide in her jail cell three days later.
In America’s 2019 cultural landscape, black playwrights often get overlooked by both the black and white community. Plays are just simply not as accessible for young black Americans as they are for affluent white Americans. The money that black teenagers could spend on going to a theater production is often left for more commonly accepted storytelling mediums, like film and music. When it comes to seeing theater on Broadway, the theater industry often relies on celebrities and nontraditional casting to target Black audiences.
After months of anticipation, Barack and Michelle Obama, partnering with their production company Higher Ground, finally unveiled the details to their exclusive Netflix projects yesterday that encompass a wide range of fiction and non-fiction productions for all audiences.
When John Singleton helped cut the trailer for ‘Boyz n the Hood’, he purposely enticed audiences with the majority of the film’s gunplay and violence, hooking potential moviegoers without focusing on the father-son relationship that the film is actually about.
Drive. Ambition. Passion. George Thomas embodied these traits and more, yielding a successful career and fulfilling life with shining optimism anywhere he could.
It’s hard being Beyonce. This was apparent in her latest culture changing endeavor, Homecoming: A Film by Beyonce, a Netflix documentary that explores “the emotional road from creative concept to cultural movement” of her legendary 2018 Coachella performance.
It was an early Friday morning when Tiger Woods was unconscious, laying in the street. His then-wife, Elin Nordegren, was hovering over him, “frantic and upset”. The back window to his Escalade was smashed open by a golf club, the front bumper taken off by a run in with a fire hydrant. Woods was in and out of consciousness.
Diversity and inclusion have become critical issues in 2019 in regards to advertising, corporate sponsorships and market representation.
In February he was in a tuxedo at the Grammys, living it up with some of the world’s most famous and critically acclaimed musicians.
One of the proudest moments of any parent’s life is when they get to see a college acceptance letter fill their child with hope for a better future.