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Jordan Peele's 'Get Out' leads weekend box office, grossing $30.5 million

Posted by Eye Candy on February 27, 2017 at 10:19am 0 Comments

Black filmmakers are winning in more ways than one as of late. While news of ‘Moonlight’ getting Best Picture at the Oscars was mired in controversy of the announcement brought, the numbers from Jordan Peele’s horror film ‘Get…

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'Moonlight' can't be denied: even white Hollywood had to (reluctantly) agree

Posted by Eye Candy on February 27, 2017 at 9:48am 0 Comments

In the history of the Oscars, there has never been a Black film--a film whose director and cast are Black and storyline centers Blackness--to win Best Picture. And last night, we thought that that trend would hold true, that… Continue

Cosplay photo series ‘Dope Queens of Black History’ celebrates Black women’s achievements

Posted by Eye Candy on February 27, 2017 at 12:31pm 0 Comments

What’s better than cosplay? Nothing. Nothing is better than cosplay, but some of the best cosplay is educational and celebrates the accomplishments of Black women. Enter ‘Dope Queens of Black History,’ the Black history month…

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Nate Parker is held accountable but Casey Affleck gets a pass?

Posted by Eye Candy on February 27, 2017 at 1:38pm 0 Comments

Nate Parker’s fall from grace was swift and decisive. The 37 year old actor, producer and director was all but a shoe-in to run the table this awards season with his film Birth of a Nation, but a decades-old sexual assault…

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NEW MUSIC: Neo Soul Legend Omar Returns On The Instant-Classic 'Love In Beats' #SoundCheck

Posted by Sound Check on February 27, 2017 at 2:30pm 0 Comments

For 30 years now, Omar has lurked just below the surface as the king of underground soul. His releases have gained him acolytes from Stevie Wonder to Erykah Badu, with Omar's impeccable voice ringing out eternal. His latest,…

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Why are "hoteps" forming alliances with "alt-right" to support Trump?

Posted by The Race Card on February 27, 2017 at 11:30am 1 Comment

So-called “hoteps” and alt-right white nationalists of the internet have been, uh, getting friendly after…

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First openly gay Division I football recruit My-King Johnson is breaking barriers

Posted by Sexual Politics on February 27, 2017 at 1:10pm 3 Comments

My-King Johnson is a division 1 football player breaking down barriers as the first openly gay recruit. Johnson, known by friends as King, told University of Arizona defensive line coach Vincent Amey he was gay during the…

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Viola Davis gives the best damn acceptance speeches

Posted by Eye Candy on February 27, 2017 at 12:00pm 0 Comments

Many people would probably opt for Morgan Freeman to narrate their life, but I think Viola Davis’ voice would lend itself better to the scores of Black women she speaks for, especially in her acceptance speeches. Most follow a…

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