John Singleton’s Legacy

Earlier this week, we lost a directorial icon. John Singleton. As someone who has been a fan of his work throughout the 90s and the new millennial, I was somewhat upset about his passing. His films were milestones in my community because they were authentic narratives that had powerful messages. The cinematography and breakout star…

BPM: Building Power Minds

Greetings Folks, I’ve been hearing a lot of leftists conversations about masculinity recently as well as the supposed negative effects that it has on society. Apparently, when men subscribe to a traditional code of conduct—being a protector, provider, and leader for their families—we’re no longer revered for demonstrating manhood but demonized for being archaic and…

S.T.E.P

Greetings Good People, A few weeks back I finished reading The Man-Not: Race, Class, Genre, and The Dilemmas of Black Manhood by Professor Tommy Curry. His book provided a detailed analysis of the disproportionate victimization of Black men throughout American history, as well as present-day. Although the information was substantial, I found myself disappointed with how…