Spoken Word Monday: “You Gone Get This Work” by Jasmine Mans [VIDEO]

“Don’t make it rain if you can’t make it grow.” On August 2, 2013, Jasmine Mans performed her spoken word poem “You Gone Get This Work” at Stage 48.  As a part of the “Anthology” show via The Strivers Row, Mans delivered a cutthroat take on the fall of formerly headstrong strong men who caterContinue reading “Spoken Word Monday: “You Gone Get This Work” by Jasmine Mans [VIDEO]”

Black Women Excellence Reigned Supreme At The 2015 Emmy Awards

By now, I know you’ve heard or seen on your feeds the most exciting news that came out of the 2015 Emmy Awards as far three major honors going to three, separate Black actresses. Viola Davis won for Best Leading Actress In A Drama (How to Get Away With Murder),Uzo Aduba for Best Supporting Actress in A Drama (Orange IsContinue reading “Black Women Excellence Reigned Supreme At The 2015 Emmy Awards”

Lady Gaga’s “Til It Happens To You” Impactfully Tackles College Sexual Assault [VIDEO]

Rolling Stone magazine’s November 2014 cover article “A Rape On Campus” was meant to be a blistering expose on what happened to female student Jackie who was reportedly gang raped by UVA frat jerks. Yet as soon as the piece became available, accusations of false information lunged at RS and its writer Sabrina Erderly. The monthsContinue reading “Lady Gaga’s “Til It Happens To You” Impactfully Tackles College Sexual Assault [VIDEO]”