Movie Review | Two Distant Strangers

Movie Review | Two Distant Strangers

Oscar-nominated short film Two Distant Strangers presents a major dilemma, as well as a recent ongoing pattern of entertainment creativity in recent years: black traumas as the epicenter. In this article, writer Teresa Beamon discusses the necessity (and lack thereof) of films and television works that have that center depictions of racial violence and oppression without consideration for the impact those depictions may have.

Do Not Doubt the Staying Power of DMX

Do Not Doubt the Staying Power of DMX

DMX rose from poverty, abuse, and chronic health issues to become one of the biggest and most influential stars of the last 30 years. On April 9th, 50-year-old Earl Simmons was taken from us far too soon. Dodson pays tribute to the late legend.

The 2021 Inaugural NPA Awards: A Celebration Of The Late Great Purple One

The 2021 Inaugural NPA Awards: A Celebration Of The Late Great Purple One

Five years ago this month, Prince Rogers Nelson (aka The Purple One, aka The Kid, aka The Unpronounceable Love Symbol, aka The Artist Formerly Known As, aka Prince) passed away at 57. To celebrate his life, his legacy, his music, and his well-documented love of hoops, writer (and longtime Prince-obsessive) Nate Mondschein doles out a collection of NBA-Awards-style accolades to some of his all-time-favorite Prince tracks.