This Week in Black Women…

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Black women have begun 2015 with some big bangs… Continue reading

Black Butterflies, or just a post to sing the praises of my favorite actresses…

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I would designate a special day and Oscar for the following women who have been visible to all of America for decades, enriched our lives, portrayed brave new worlds and given me the cinematic models to dream upon in my own little humble life as well as to imagine characters for… Continue reading

My response to Tavis Smiley’s “Ambivalence” about Viola Davis’s and Octavia Spencer’s Oscar Nominations for their roles as maids in “The Help”

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We need to start separating the singular accomplishments of Black artists from the “Black” conversation as a whole in order to truly determine the merits of the work. Continue reading