Should Minorities Care About The Oscars?

“Generally speaking, we as black people have been celebrated more for when we are subservient, when we are not being leaders or kings or being at the center of our own narrative, driving it forward.” – David Oyelowo In that clip, you witnessed actress Hattie McDaniel (the first African American/Minority┬áto win an Academy Award) give…

Social Media Etiquette

Greetings Good People, I wanted to address a topic that most of us are aware of but only a few of us truly understand, Social Media Etiquette. To get started, I want to share with you all a story (I love stories, by the way). Awhile back, I shared my thoughts on the very controversial…

Martin Luther King Jr. Day: A Message to The Young People

“If it falls your lot to be a street sweeper, sweep streets like Michelangelo painted pictures, sweep streets like Beethoven composed music, sweep streets like Leontyne Price sings before the Metropolitan Opera, and sweep streets like Shakespeare wrote poetry. Sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will have to pause…

Why I Lost Respect for The Entertainment Industry

Greetings All, I wanted to share my thoughts on a topic that has been on my mind for the past year. I know, year? Yes, YEAR. In this post, you see a LIFE Magazine cover of three of the greatest to ever grace the big screen: Sidney Poitier, Harry Belafonte, and Sammy Davis Jr. I’ve…

Welcome to My Blog!

Welcome, Welcome…Welcome! I’m new at this so please be patient with me.  Anyway, I just wanted to say hello and welcome everyone to my blog, Honest Media. The premise of this blog is easy: to share my views on current events, entertainment, social media, and etc. I’ve always welcomed honest, organic discussions about topics that…