FILM & TV
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Summer Walker makes space for interiority, proving she’s 'Still Over It'
Walker's sophomore album places a premium on voice and navigates a complicated relationship.
February 7, 2022 at 2:00 pm
Euphoria’s “Out of Touch” Finds Liberation in Unreliability
The show's aesthetics give voice and connection to ‘out of touch’ identities.
January 25, 2022 at 10:22 am
Black women, don't hold your breath for love—it's all around you.
30 years since its release, Terry McMillan's ‘Waiting to Exhale‘ still resonates with Black, college–age women.
January 17, 2022 at 2:00 pm
Toni Morrison’s 'Tar Baby': What’s Love Got to Do With It?
Is pain a part of love? For Black women in relationships, it’s often inescapable and normalized.
August 8, 2020 at 7:00 am
Kiese Laymon's 'Heavy' stresses the importance of revision
With honest self-reflection, Laymon's memoir places Black healing and redemption at the forefront.
July 13, 2020 at 3:13 pm
Candice Carty-Williams' 'Queenie' rejects the idea of the invincible Black woman
In deconstructing the "Strong Black Woman" stereotype, 'Queenie' reminds us that Black women deserve to be vulnerable, too
June 22, 2020 at 10:18 am
Kiley Reid's 'Such A Fun Age': Black people are not your moral battleground
Reid's depiction of America's pre-2016 "post-racial" society highlights the inevitability of our present state
June 7, 2020 at 1:38 pm
Nia Forrester’s 'Commitment' Validates Vulnerability in Black Love
'Commitment' is the empowering, affirmative, complex romance that Black women deserve
June 1, 2020 at 1:24 pm
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