Despite the murders in hotels, long-lost twin sister reveals, and, most notably, accidental artificial inseminations by distraught sisters-of-baby-fathers, I had never related to a show so much in my life.
While male artists find ways to interpret their masculinity, add being Black to that list and this intersection brings together a unique set of elements.
In order to see more progress in representation, we have to support any representation we get.
Hair is hair is hair. Unless it’s Black hair.
If filmmakers take the time to craft stories that reflect their audiences, there shouldn’t be a problem filling the theater.
“Tint so Black, look like my complexion”
Season two of “Chewing Gum” hit Netflix last month and it has managed to be better than the first.
Leigh Bardugo not only skillfully avoids ableism, whitewashing, heteronormativity, fat-shaming, and neurotypicality, but allows these characters to be regular people defined by their personalities, which is all that fans of YA fiction have ever asked for.
If you haven’t seen this film, you need to “Get Out” and watch it.
Best known by fans for mercilessly tearing away beloved characters from television shows such as “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Scandal,” and “How to Get Away with Murder,” Shonda Rhimes is one of television’s most successful producers and screenwriters.