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COMBATTING PROBLEMATIC PORTRAYALS IN THE TV AND FILM INDUSTRY

RACIAL STEREOTYPES IN FILMS Racial biases aren’t innate thoughts instilled in us at birth. They have learned through the people who raise us and the images that mass media decides to expose us to. Which raises the question: are movies and TV shows catalysts for hate? And if so, can...

THE BIGGEST COMPANY IN FILM HAS MASTERED PERFORMANCE FEMINISM

MODERN FEMINISM AND THE MEDIA At this point in history, we are on our fourth wave of feminism. We’ve come a long way from the 1940s—nearly any piece of media with women in it will find a way to say just as much. But while this wave has a strong...

WHO IS REALLY CANCELED?

CELEBRITIES GETTING 'KICKED' OFF SOCIAL MEDIA In the past few years, a new phenomenon that has developed within social media platforms such as Twitter’s “Cancel Culture”.  So what exactly is Cancel Culture? Cancel Culture is a term invented by Twitter users that describes the process of “de-platforming” influencers or public figures...

WORKING OUT WITH A POSITIVE ATTITUDE

MAKING REALISTIC GOALS  It’s safe to say that many people during this quarantine have committed to reshaping their bodies through all kinds of ways from eating healthy to working out to having a set schedule. While many have committed to this goal of looking better mainly due to the lack...

NATIONAL WOMEN IN BUSINESS DAY

WOMEN OF COLOR IN BUSINESS Since the beginning of time, men have controlled every aspect of our lives. They caught the food, found the land, wrote the laws, designed the clothes, constructed the buildings, built the companies that accomplished all of this, and made decisions about absolutely everything. Yet, they...

SEPTEMBER LUXE BEAUTY OF THE MONTH: NIKITIA SHE’COLE

REVOLUTION IN OUR COMMUNITIES  MISS NO: Congratulations on being our Luxe Beauty of the month. Can you please tell our readers a little bit about Nikitia? NIKITIA: Hello, my name is Niktia She'Cole I hail from North Mississippi and I currently live in Memphis, TN. I graduated from The University of...

WORSHIP AS A LIFESTYLE

WHAT IS CONSIDERED WORSHIP? Everyone is on their knees, hands raised, praising God in complete surrender. And here I am, stressing about my Shakespeare exam with my notecards surreptitiously hidden in my hands between the folds of my dress. This has been my worship life for the past month. I guess...

DADS RECEIVE PRAISE FOR MOTHERS’ DAILY TASKS

NEW MOVIE "HAIR LOVE" FAVORS SINGLE DADS The short film “Hair Love” is about an African American father who has to figure out how to tame his daughter’s hair. The film received rave reviews for its unique representation of Black hair, however the film also represented something else: that fathers...

CONCERTS AFTER CORONA

WHAT WILL THEY LOOK LIKE? Picture this: it’s January of 2020 and you have just received tickets to a Harry Styles concert as a holiday gift. You spend the next few weeks planning outfits, religiously listening to Fine Line, imagining what it’s like to breathe the same air as your...

WHAT MAKES A CELEBRITY IN 2020

THE MOST FAVORITE PEOPLE YOU HAVE HEARD OF In 2017, YouTuber Logan Paul wreaked havoc when he attended the popular YouTube convention VidCon despite being banned from the event. Paul hid over $3,000 around the venue for fans to find and when he was spotted by fans, it caused a...